The Department of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) is seeking one teaching faculty at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor to help grow UB’s undergraduate and graduate programs housed within the department. The majority of the responsibilities will be concerning the new undergraduate statistics program and thus teaching experience at the undergraduate level is desirable. This academic year position is New York State funded.
The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the teaching, scholarship, and service mission of the Department of Biostatistics and the School of Public Health and Health Professions. We are particularly looking for a candidate who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty as well as share our vision of fostering all students to reach their full potential. The expected teaching load is 7 courses per year (3-4 courses per semester).
While the primary focus is on teaching, the successful candidate is encouraged to engage in research scholarship in their specialty area. Involvement of undergraduates in research activities is encouraged.
The Department of Biostatistics currently offers an undergraduate major and minor in statistics, along with three Masters level programs and a PhD program in the biostatistics field. For more information about the department, see http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/biostatistics.html
The School of Public Health and Health Professions at UB offers programs at every degree level and is the home to the following departments: biostatistics, community health and health behavior, epidemiology and environmental health, exercise nutrition sciences, and rehabilitation science. It is one of only a few schools across the country that includes health-related professions as an integral component of the public health educational and research system. Faculty and students engage in research and community activities designed to improve the health of populations, communities, and individuals. The SPHHP is located on the South Campus of University at Buffalo. For more information about the school, visit sphhp.buffalo.edu.
The University at Buffalo is a research-intensive institution, the largest and most comprehensive of the campuses of the State University of New York. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaboration both within SPHHP and the University and with other outstanding research centers in the region (e.g., Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Veterans Affairs Western New York Health Care System, UB Health Sciences Schools, UB Clinical & Translational Science Institute).
Western New York has unique characteristics that make it an ideal place to live and work. Buffalo, called "The City of Good Neighbors," is the second largest city in New York State. Area public schools are outstanding and housing is very affordable. Buffalo is a cultural center with excellent theater, museums and music. In addition, the surrounding environment contains two of the Great Lakes for sailing, boating and fishing, as well as skiing, hiking and the beauty of Niagara Falls. For more information about the area, please see: http://www.buffalo.edu/about_ub/the-buffalo-niagara-region.html
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.