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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Biostatistics
SUNY University at Buffalo Department of Biostatistics

Company Information: The University at Buffalo is a research-intensive institution, the largest and most comprehensive of the campuses of the State University of New York. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaboration both within SPHHP and the University and with other outstanding research centers in the region (e.g., Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Veterans Affairs Western New York Health Care System, UB Health Sciences Schools, UB Clinical & Translational Science Institute).

The Department of Biostatistics currently offers an undergraduate major and minor in statistics, along with three Masters level programs and a PhD program in the biostatistics field. For more information about the department, see

Position Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Biostatistics

Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) is seeking one teaching faculty at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor to help grow UB’s undergraduate and graduate programs housed within the department. The majority of the responsibilities will be concerning the new undergraduate statistics program and thus teaching experience at the undergraduate level is desirable. This academic year position is New York State funded.

The successful candidates are expected to contribute to the teaching, scholarship, and service mission of the Department of Biostatistics and the School of Public Health and Health Professions. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty as well as share our vision of fostering all students to reach their full potential. The expected teaching load is 7 courses per year (3-4 courses per semester). While the primary focus is on teaching, the successful candidates are encouraged to engage in research scholarship in their specialty area. Involvement of undergraduates in research activities is encouraged.

Position Qualifications: Qualifications include: (1) a doctorate degree in statistics, biostatistics, or related field; (2) a record of or potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level; (3) and a record of publication (in methodological or educational journals). We are committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in research, education and service and we encourage applications for underrepresented groups.

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Application Information: To apply, please send a letter expressing your interest in the position, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and names of three references (references will only be contacted from seriously considered applicants later in the hiring process), to

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Application Deadline: 05/01/2018