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Date Posted: No Date Available
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #22947
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Colleges of Nursing and Health Professions invite applications for the position of a full-time position as faculty with a shared appointment within each College. This position will be partially grant funded beginning in FY 2018.

We seek candidates with a strong training in biostatistics and statistical aspects of data science. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a diverse research portfolio with a mixture of collaborative and independent methodological research. All areas of biostatistics are of interest, but we are especially interested in candidates with a demonstrated interest in clinical trials, large observational studies, complex heterogeneous datasets, high-throughput data, and statistical computing.

Minimum qualifications for the position are an MSN in Statistics or Biostatistics and a PhD in a health related area. Candidates with clinical and public health research experience are especially encouraged to apply. Primary criteria for appointment will be experience, demonstrated ability in research, a relevant publication record in peer-reviewed journals, and evidence of successful teaching. The successful applicant will work closely with faculty and staff in the Colleges of Nursing and Health Professions to develop grant applications and conduct research studies.

Responsibilities for this position include: (1) Methodological research, alone or in collaboration with other faculty, that results in peer-reviewed publications: (2) Collaborative research with faculty including assistance with grant applications, and data analysis on grants; and (3) Teaching of 1 -2 graduate courses per year and supervision of graduate students.

Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Interested applicants should submit (electronically) a copy of their curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing research interests and teaching experience, two letters of recommendation and photocopies of transcripts to:
Wendy Likes, Ph.D., Dean
UTHSC College of Nursing
920 Madison, 9th Floor
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-4148
@ wlikes@uthsc.edu
or
Audrey Zucker-Levin, Assistant Dean of Research
College of Health Professions
930 Madison Building
Memphis, TN 38163
@ azuckerl@uthsc.edu

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.
Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.
In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.
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