Temple University College of Public Health, devoted to an innovative educational and research environment that brings a transdisciplinary perspective of health, wellness and social welfare, is seeking applicants for instructional faculty in Biostatistics to join a growing academic unit.
Position and Qualifications. We have openings for enthusiastic instructors to teach statistics courses in our undergraduate and graduate programs. An earned doctorate in biostatistics or a relevant discipline is preferred; however, PhD candidates in who will complete their degree prior to fall semester 2017 may be considered. Rank is open and faculty may be hired as instructors or at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor in the nontenure instructional track. In addition to teaching introductory undergraduate and graduate biostatistics classes, teaching opportunities will be available on a specific subject area at the graduate level. Ability to teach students outside the biostatistics program is required. Online teaching experience is highly desirable.
The Department. The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics has 10 full-time faculty members and funded research programs in the areas of obesity, maternal/child health, violence, global health, genetic epidemiology, applied biostatistics, and environmental health. The Department’s academic programs include a Ph.D. in Epidemiology and M.P.H. programs in Epidemiology, Applied Biostatistics, and Environmental Health as well as M.S. programs in Epidemiology and Clinical and Translational Medicine. The Department contributes toward the College’s nationally recognized B.S. in Public Health. All academic programs are accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health.
The College. Devoted to a transdisciplinary environment for academic programming and research, the College of Public Health has seen remarkable growth and organizational expansion its programs and research profile. CPH has the highest external funding per faculty and second highest total research dollars among the 17 schools and colleges at the University. The College’s innovative research focuses on medical interventions, social, behavioral, and environmental inquiries, and basic science. This work is sponsored by NIH, NSF, and other major funders. A constellation of 9 academic units of public health, health profession, and social work disciplines, the College enrolls 4,600 students in 51 academic programs.
The University. An urban, research-intensive university, Temple is experiencing unprecedented growth and moving up quickly in rankings. For example, the University is ranked by the National Science Foundation as among the top 100 universities in the country for research. Temple is the 5th largest provider of professional education in the nation with Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Podiatry, and Dentistry in addition to research centers including the NCI-designated Fox Chase Cancer Center and CPH’s Center for Obesity Research and Education. Temple is located in historic and culturally rich Philadelphia, the nation’s 5th largest city. The city was ranked 3rd by the New York Times as a world tourist destination. The University offers competitive salaries and generous start-up packages.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy to email@example.com. Review of applications begins immediately and appointment will begin in August 2017.