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Assistant/Associate Professor, Biostatistics
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 14, 2022
Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Biostatistics
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Biostatistics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
The Department of Biostatistics, the only statistics department in University at Buffalo -The State University of New York seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position. The position is a 12-month, tenure-track appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank that begins fall 2023 or earlier.

The Department seeks candidates in all areas of biostatistics/statistics and data science. Potential areas of interest include but are not limited to statistical computing , Bayesian modeling, causal inference, clinical trials and analysis of complex large-scale data such as omics data, wearable tech, and electronic health record. In addition, excellent candidates with other general statistical/biostatistical research topics will be considered and are highly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should have doctoral level training (Ph.D. or equivalent) in statistics/biostatistics or related quantitative fields. Evaluation of candidates will be based on research productivity, potential for development of an independent research program and capability of teaching. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and/or strong interest in interdisciplinary research. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an extramurally funded independent research program, with emphasis on graduate-level teaching, mentor graduate and undergraduate students, develop interdisciplinary collaborations and engage in service activities.
Candidates for Associate Professor are expected to have a strong track record of peer-reviewed publications, evidence of proposing and obtaining funded research, and teaching graduate-level courses in biostatistics and/or mentoring graduate students.
The teaching load associated with this position is one course per semester. The position offers outstanding institutional support and opportunities for collaboration.

To apply, please send a cover letter of application (please indicate whether applying for Assistant or Associate Professor), curriculum vitae, the contact information of three references , a statement describing research and a statement describing teaching experience and interests to UB Jobs. In addition, candidates for Assistant Professor should submit copies of their representative publications (up to three, please merge them and make a single file). Candidates for Associate Professor should submit copies of three representative publications (merge them as a single file).

Review of applications will begin immediately; applications will be received until February 1st, 2023, or the position is filled. 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.

We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential. We are committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in education, research, and service. We encourage applications from women, members of historically marginalized groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

The Department of Biostatistics currently offers an undergraduate major and minor in statistics, along with three Masters level programs and a Ph.D. program. For more information about the department, see

The School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP), 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 Sciences. 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

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 and 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:

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

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.

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