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Clinical Assistant Professor in Biostatistics
University of Maryland, College Park

Date Posted Feb. 17, 2021
Title Clinical Assistant Professor in Biostatistics
University University of Maryland, College Park More About This Institution...
College Park, MD, United States
Department SPHL-Epidemiology & Biostatistics More About This Department...
Application Deadline May 1, 2021
Position Start Date September 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park ( invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor in biostatistics. The position primarily involves teaching courses along with departmental related duties/service.

QUALIFICATIONS. Qualified candidates should possess a doctoral degree in biostatistics or a closely related public health field. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level biostatistics courses and mentor students.

RESPONSIBILITIES. Successful candidates for the position are expected to teach biostatistics courses to undergraduate and graduate students at fundamental and intermediate levels, mentor students, and engage in university and professional service. Effective interpersonal, communication, and collaborative skills are essential. Candidates are also expected to teach epidemiology courses at the introduction level.

SALARY and APPOINTMENT DATE. This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track position with benefits; salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Funding is guaranteed for 9 months annually, with the potential to extend salary support with teaching summer courses. The initial contract length is 1 year with possible future renewable multi-year contracts. Appointments may begin September 2021 or a mutually agreed-upon date.

APPLICATION. Applicants must apply electronically to faculty section, position #126089. For best consideration, candidates should submit materials by May 1, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should include the following: 1) cover letter clearly indicating how the candidate meets the qualifications listed above, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching statements, and 4) contact information for three references (to be contacted only with the candidate’s approval). The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to state their experiences in these areas. Contact: Dr. Charles Ma, Search Committee Chair ( for questions about the position, and Ms. Jennifer Flores ( for questions about application submission.

A wide range of collaborative opportunities exist at the University with nearby federal, state and local government agencies, non-profit organizations, and other academic institutions. Collaborative efforts have been made to bring together statisticians from both College Park and Baltimore campuses of the University of Maryland. Statisticians in our Department participate in the new Applied Statistics concentration of the Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Scientific Computation (AMSC) Program. Our faculty members also interact with faculty in the Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM), the Maryland Population Research Center (MPRC), the Maryland Institute of Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH), the Biostatistics and Risk Assessment Center (BRAC), the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB), University of Maryland School of Medicine at Baltimore, as well as with researchers in other applied fields. The position represents a unique opportunity to join a growing department and contribute to an exciting research agenda and graduate student training program.

  • The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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  • Dr. Charles Ma
    SPHL-Epidemiology & Biostatistics
    University of Maryland, College Park
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Schoo
    4200 Valley Drive Suite 2234
    College Park, MD 20742


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