Professor and Founding Chair of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

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Posting Number: F001444 Academic Title: Professor and Founding Chair of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Rank: Professor Administrative Title: Chair, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Discipline Public Health Specialty: Contract Type: With Tenure, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) - 7/1/19 - 6/30/20 Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 07/01/0019 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The Milken Institute School of Public Health is seeking a tenured faculty member as Professor and founding Chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.. We seek a dynamic and visionary individual to oversee the transition of biostatistical educational and research activities, currently located in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, into a new department with an innovative curriculum and cutting-edge scholarship. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help shape the vision of and provide leadership to the development of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

The Milken Institute School of Public Health has a diverse and growing faculty, with a $90 million research portfolio. As the only school of public health in the nation’s capital, faculty and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration, as well as the numerous non-governmental organizations that are headquartered in DC.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Core responsibilities of the position will be to provide visionary academic leadership of the new Department, including curriculum development, budgeting, hiring and evaluation of faculty, assessment of the academic program as well as expansion of partnerships with other departments within the University to provide innovative and integrated educational experiences for all students. The Chair must be committed to the principle of diversity and inclusion in our students, staff and faculty. The position requires scientific leadership and experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

We seek applicants with a doctorate in biostatistics, statistics, bioinformatics, health data science or a related field with strong written and oral communication skills; an established program of research; and a strong national or international reputation supported by a significant record of developing innovative statistical, data analytics or biostatistical methods. Applicants should also have a solid pedagogical record in one or more areas of teaching, advising, or mentoring and a demonstrated commitment to public health.

Advertised Salary: Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should complete the online applicant and submit the following documents: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) letter of interest; and, 3) statement of qualifications. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on 1/18/2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/64164 Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants
  3. Cover Letter
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    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you have a doctorate in biostatistics, statistics, bioinformatics, health data science or a related field?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Do you have strong written and oral communication skills?
      • Yes
      • No
    3. * Do you have a strong national or international reputation supported by a significant record of developing innovative statistical, data analytics or biostatistical methods?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Do you have a solid pedagogical record in one or more areas of teaching, advising, or mentoring?
      • Yes
      • No
    5. * Do you have an established program of research?
      • Yes
      • No
    6. * Do you have a demonstrated commitment to public health?
      • Yes
      • No

     

     

     

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    Posted: 1/8/2019
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