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Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Department School of Community Health Sciences
Department Web Address
Full Time Equivalent


Position Type Academic Faculty
Comp Grade II
Tenure Track Tenure Track
Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno, School of Community Health Sciences is seeking a candidate for one nine-month, tenured track position in Biostatistics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The School offers an MPH in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Social-Behavioral Health, and Health Administration and Policy and BS in Community Health Sciences, with a plan to develop MS in Biostatistics and provide substantial support to the PhD in Public Health in Epidemiology and Social Behavioral Health. Research and teaching interest should be in the area of biostatistics. The successful applicant is expected to engage in both independent and collaborative research projects, teach successfully in the graduate and undergraduate programs, provide statistical consultative support to other health researchers in the university system and engage in the development of a new School of Public Health.

The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the State of Nevada System of Higher Education. With a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 21,000 including over 2,800 graduate students, the University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The University is currently classified (Carnegie) as “Research University/High” which places it among the top 200 colleges and universities in the United States. The University of Nevada, is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and within four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

Required Qualifications

PhD. in biostatistics/statistics or related areas by 07/01/2018.

Preferred Qualifications
Contact Information for this Position

Bonnie Coker,, 775-682-7084
Minggen Lu,, 775-682-7103

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references.

Job Open Date 06/12/2017
Job Close Date 09/30/2017
Open Until Filled No
Search Number 72626
Note to All Applicants

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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