The School of Public Health at the University of Memphis invites applications for a 9-month non-tenure track Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor position in Biostatistics. The anticipated start date is Fall 2023. The position is in the Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Environmental Health.
The CEPH accredited School of Public Health (https://www.memphis.edu/sph/contact/index.php) offers MPH degrees with concentrations in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Urban Health, and Social and Behavioral Sciences, and an MS degree in Biostatistics. The School also offers a Master of Health Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Public Health, and PHD programs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and in Social and Behavioral Health.
Duties and responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate Biostatistics courses, mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students, and serving on committees to further develop, support, and enhance the Division and the School of Public Health. Research record is not required but encouraged. The successful candidate is expected to have demonstrated teaching achievement.
Position Qualifications Candidates should have an earned doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or a closely related field and experience commensurate with the academic rank of Associate Professor. Candidates with teaching experience in statistical computing, data mining, and machine learning are especially encouraged to apply.
Rank will be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications.
About The University of Memphis
The University of Memphis is a comprehensive urban university classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive public institution (http://www.memphis.edu/). The University has 12 colleges and schools, enrolling approximately 22,000 students, including 4,300 in graduate degree programs. Prospects for collaborative and interdisciplinary research exist within the school, other academic units, and various university research centers including, the FedEx Institute of Technology, W. Harry Feinstone Center for Genomic Research, Methodist Le Bonheur Center for Healthcare Economics, Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change, the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy, and the NIH Center of Excellence for Mobile Sensor Data-to-Knowledge. Existing collaborative agreements allow for cross-institutional work with the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Baptist Memorial Healthcare System, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare System, West Cancer Center, and other community health clinics and systems in the greater Memphis area.