Assistant/Associate Professors of Biostatistics

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
21 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professors of Biostatistics 
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 

Position Description 

The Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks outstanding candidates to fill two tenure-track positions at the assistant or associate professor level. We seek candidates with a strong background in statistical theory and methodology, demonstrated expertise in development of new biostatistical methods, and an interest in collaborative research in public health and biomedical science. Candidates should have the potential to become leaders in the development and application of statistical methods in health sciences and should also be enthusiastic about teaching, training, and mentorship through our graduate programs.

Responsibilities will include methodological and collaborative research, teaching, and supervision of graduate students. Candidates are required to have a doctorate by the time the appointment begins, and academic rank will be determined in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience and accomplishments.

The Department of Biostatistics offers an exceptional environment to pursue research and education in statistical methods while being at the forefront of efforts to benefit the health of populations worldwide. Our faculty are leaders in the development of statistical methods for the design and analysis of clinical trials and observational studies, missing data, causal inference, precision health, network analysis, statistical genetics and genomics, neurostatistics, and environmental statistics. Our innovative approaches to computational biology, quantitative genomics, and the analysis of massive health-related data are strengthened by a deep foundation in theory and application. Our unique community provides unparalleled collaborative opportunities with academic departments across Harvard, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and other world-class Harvard affiliated hospitals.

Basic Qualifications 

See above.

Additional Qualifications Special Instructions

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. We are committed to upholding the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our school and the communities we serve.

Information on resources for career development and work/life balance at Harvard T.H. Chan SPH can be found at: http://hsph.me/resources-career-development-and-work-life-balance.

Contact Information 

For questions, please contact:
Chair, Search Committee for Assistant/Associate Professor of Biostatistics
c/o Susan Luvisi
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Email: biostatjrsearch@hsph.harvard.edu

Contact Email biostatjrsearch@hsph.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 4 Maximum Number of References Allowed 6 Supplemental Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Careers online
    • Bay State Banner
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Harvard Department Website
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Nomination Letter
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional Organization or Listserv
    • Referred by a colleague

Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Publication
  6. Publication 2
  7. Course Evaluation

Optional Documents

  1. Publication 4
  2. Publication 5
  3. Publication 3

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