The OHSU-PSU SPH seeks one to two full-time (12-month) faculty at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek candidates with strong training in statistics, biostatistics and/or statistical aspects of data science, experience developing data science curricula for population health, as well as excellent collaboration and teaching skills.
The successful candidate(s) will join a group of 16 faculty engaged in biostatistics education, and exciting health sciences research with collaborators throughout both institutions and the region. They will be expected to develop a diverse research portfolio with a mixture of collaborative and independent research. Candidates at the Associate Professor level should have demonstrated record in one or both. Expertise in any area of biostatistics is of interest, but we are especially interested in candidates with experience with one or more of the following: predictive modeling, data mining, machine learning, complex health interventions, precision medicine, population data linkage/informatics, clinical trials, large observational studies, and/or statistical computing.
Responsibilities for this position include:
(1) collaborative research with biomedical and public health faculty including grant applications, and data analysis on funded grants; (2) independent health sciences and/or methodological research motivated by collaborations, (3) teaching 2 SPH graduate courses per year (on the quarter system); (4) participating in development/refinement of population data science curriculum; (5) mentoring graduate students; and (6) service activities such as involvement in SPH and OHSU committees. Candidates may also opt to participate in activities of the Biostatistics & Design Program, OHSU’s core resource for biostatistics collaboration.
Minimum qualification is a doctoral degree (Ph.D., Dr.PH, D.Sc.) in Biostatistics, Statistics or highly related specialty. Primary criteria for appointment (at Assistant vs. Associate level) will be experience, research productivity, publication record in peer-reviewed journals, and evidence of effective teaching and/or curriculum development. The successful applicant will be appointed at OHSU and will work closely with faculty and staff in the OHSU-PSU SPH, researchers across OHSU and PSU, as well as partnering institutions/organizations.
Please use links below to apply, or navigate to https://externalcareers-ohsu.icims.com/jobs, and use job # 2019-2153 (Assistant) or 2019-2156 (Associate)
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.
About Oregon Health & Science University - Portland State University School of Public Health
Two of Oregon’s leading universities have joined forces to train the next generation of public health leaders. Oregon Health & Science University is known internationally for groundbreaking and life-saving
research in cancer and medicine. Portland State University is a national model for community
engagement and academic innovation. Together, the two universities offer unmatched opportunities
for research and for students to learn in the classroom and in real-world settings. For additional
information about the OHSU-PSU School of Public health, visit https://ohsu-psu-sph.org/; about OHSU,
visit https://www.ohsu.edu/; and about PSU, visit https://www.pdx.edu/.