Oregon Health & Science University

  • Assistant Professor

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    Requisition ID
    Position Category
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Type
    OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
    Salary Range
    Commensurate with experience
    HR Mission
    Drug Testable
  • Department Overview

    The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in biostatistics at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with a doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH or ScD) in biostatistics, statistics or a highly related specialty are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will join a group of 16 faculty engaged biostatistics education, and exciting health sciences research with collaborators throughout the institution and region. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the statistical aspects of data science. Candidates are expected to develop a research portfolio with a mixture of collaborative and independent research, as well as engage in teaching and service in the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health. Candidate may also participate in activities of the Biostatistics & Design Program, OHSU’s core resource for biostatistics collaboration.

    Function/Duties of Position

    OHSU-PSU School of Public Health (FTE)

    1. Collaborative research with biomedical and public health faculty including preparing grant applications, providing exemplary statistical/methodological guidance, and conducting data analysis on funded grants/contracts. (Note: The successful candidate may derive a portion of FTE from one or more OHSU departments, and/or work with biostatistics service core)
    2. Independent health sciences and/or methodological research motivated by collaborations.
    3. Teach 2 graduate level courses in the MS/MPH and Certificate Programs in Biostatistics
    4. Advise and mentor students in the MS/MPH and Certificate Programs in Biostatistics
    5. Participate in shared governance of the School by serving on committees, attending faculty meetings and School-wide events
    6. Participate in biostatistics faculty meetings, retreats and seminars.

    Required Qualifications

    • Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in biostatistics, statistics or related discipline by the position start date
    • Strong publication record in peer reviewed journals
    • Interest in teaching graduate level courses in biostatistics
    • Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must demonstrate potential for obtaining external research funding

    Additional Details

    The anticipated start date for this position is July 2020, but an earlier date can be negotiated. Preference is to have position filled in time for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    This position reports to the SPH Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.

    All are welcome

    Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


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