Responsibilities include teaching graduate courses to students in our academic programs (MS, PhD, and/or MPH) or other programs in our colleges, advising graduate students and supervising their thesis or dissertation projects, and supporting biostatistics education at UF. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, data science or a related field. In addition to dedication to excellence in teaching and mentoring UF graduate students, applicants should be interested in establishing a national reputation for their scholarship, for example, in biostatistics education, interdisciplinary collaborations, or research. All applicants should discuss their commitment to, accomplishments in, and future plans for enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the educational space, workplace, and in the biostatistics profession.
The Department, which resides in both the College of Public Health and Health Professions and the College of Medicine, is an internationally recognized center of excellence for research and education in biostatistics. With leading strengths in clinical trials, genetics, infectious diseases, and interdisciplinary applications and computationally intensive methods, the Department offers outstanding teaching support, computational facilities, and opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and collaboration. The Department currently offers a master’s degree in Biostatistics on-campus and online, a Ph.D. in Biostatistics, and a Biostatistics concentration in the Master of Public Health program. The Department is comprised of 26 faculty and over 100 graduate students. The educational programs as well as the Department’s research agenda benefit from strong connections with other groups at UF, as well as with other collaborators, centers, companies, and organizations nationwide. Visit https://biostat.ufl.edu/ for more information
The University of Florida is located in Gainesville, FL, which has been ranked the Best Place to Live in the US by Sperling and Sander’s Cities Ranked & Rated. The College of Public Health and Health Professions and the College of Medicine are in the University’s Health Science Center, which also includes the Colleges of Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Veterinary Health. The Health Science Center also partners with the immediately adjacent UF Health Shands Hospital, and Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, and the UF Health Science Center Regional campus located in Jacksonville, FL. Additional major institutes and centers located at the University of Florida include the Emerging Pathogens Institute, the Institute of Child Health Policy, the UF Health Cancer Center, the UF Genetics Institute, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the McKnight Brain Institute, all of which provide state-of-the-art environments and access to large data sets for faculty collaboration.
|Special Instructions to Applicants:
Interested candidates need to submit a cover letter, CV, and a list of 3 references.
Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.
The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.