Lecturer of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: LECTURER Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Position: The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the College of Public Health at the University of Georgia invites applicants for a non-tenure track full-time lecturer position. The position is an academic year appointment (9 months) with an opportunity to supplement salary during the summer. The anticipated starting date for the position is August 2018. Qualifications: Applicants must have an appropriate terminal degree such as a doctorate in epidemiology, biostatistics or a closely related field. A strong track record of successful and innovative teaching in biostatistics at the undergraduate level is preferred. Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach 4-5 courses or sections per semester in introductory and intermediate biostatistics at the undergraduate level. Some teaching of epidemiology courses might also be expected. The candidate needs to have a commitment to developing and using innovative teaching approaches to optimize student learning and engagement. About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA) is a land grant and sea grant research university with 35,000 students, 17 schools and colleges, and 1800 faculty, located in Athens. Athens is 60 miles NE of Atlanta and has a rich cultural and intellectual scene that coexists with the university, featuring diverse arts and music, a thriving downtown, college athletics, and historic neighborhoods. UGA provides excellent opportunities to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment. UGA has a widely respected Center for Teaching and Learning that provides many opportunities for ongoing training in innovative teaching methods (ctl.uga.edu). UGA recently implemented a program that will require every undergraduate student to have experiential learning experience (experienceuga.com). UGA is also investing in recruiting exceptional faculty members in academic disciplines with majors that are seeing dramatic growth in student demand, the Presidential Hiring Initiative, "Investing in the Student Experience". This position has been created in response and to support this initiative. Application Procedure: Applications should be uploaded as a single PDF file to "other document 1" and include the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching approach, 4) list of at least three references, 5) unofficial transcripts. We encourage submission of reference letters directly by the referees by the application deadline stated below. The application PDF file and reference letters should be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/3445. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Andreas Handel ([email protected]). The University of Georgia is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from individuals in under-represented groups. To assure full consideration, application materials should be received by March 15, 2018. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate degree in epidemiology, biostatistics or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Strong track record of successful and innovative teaching in biostatistics at the undergraduate level is preferred.


Faculty Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area




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Posted: 2/13/2018
Application Due: 4/15/2018
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