Assistant/Assoc. Prof., Biostatistician Tenure Earning

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Requisition Number:0812180Number of Open Positions:1Position Title:Assistant or Associate ProfessorOther Title Information:Assistant/Assoc. Prof., Biostatistician Tenure EarningOrganization:208122 - INSTITUTE FOR RURAL HEALTH RESEARCHPosition Summary:

Assistant or Associate professor, biostatistician tenure- earning. The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, which also serves as a regional campus of the University of Alabama School of Medicine, is recruiting an Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-earning track, with a doctorate in biostatistics for a faculty position within the Department of Community Medicine and Population Health to include major responsibilities with the Institute for Rural Health Research and the Alabama Life Research Institute.

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The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, which also serves as a regional campus of the University of Alabama School of Medicine, is recruiting a tenure-earning track Assistant or Associate Professor with a doctorate in biostatistics for a faculty position with major responsibilities in the Department of Community Medicine and Population Health, the Institute for Rural Health Research, and in collaboration with the Alabama Life Research Institute.

Established in response to the 1972 Alabama Legislature mandate to meet the critical need for health care in rural Alabama, CCHS is dedicated to improving and promoting the health of individuals and communities in Alabama and the region through leadership in medical education and primary care; the provision of high quality, accessible health care services; and scholarship. As a regional campus for the University of Alabama School of Medicine, CCHS trains approximately 70 third and fourth year medical students each year. In this role, CCHS focuses especially on the preparation of family physicians for Alabama and the region, with an emphasis on rural and underserved communities, the general professional education of medical students, clinical care for the community, community engagement, and scholarship that advances our educational mission and our ability to help communities improve the health of their populations. Since its founding, CCHS has educated more than 465 Family Medicine residents and over 800 clinical year medical students. Today, the College also includes the University Medical Center, which is the largest multispecialty group practice in West Alabama, the Rural Health Leaders Pipeline programs, graduate level training, and the Institute for Rural Health Research.
UA is the flagship campus of the UA System, offering exceptional educational, cultural, sports and recreational opportunities. UA is a comprehensive research institution, with an enrollment of over 35,000 students and a wide variety of opportunities for faculty and their families.

Tuscaloosa, with a population of approximately 100,000, is the regional referral center for all of West Central Alabama and is located one hour away from Birmingham and five hours or less from other major attractions including Birmingham, Atlanta, Nashville, New Orleans, or the Gulf Coast.

Applicants for this position must have a PhD (or equivalent) degree. The ideal candidate will have strong experience (and/or training) in teaching biostatistics and application of statistical techniques, particularly in community-based participatory research and rural health research, including conducting independent and collaborative studies as well as mentoring graduate and medical student research. The candidate should have excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English, experience in working with or engaging community-based partners, demonstrated expertise in or potential for an area of rural population health research and familiarity with graduate and medical education.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching (which will include undergraduate students, graduate students, medical students and Family Medicine residents), conduct independent and collaborative research, engage in management of educational programs, and contribute to the service missions of the University, the College and the School of Medicine.

Academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with experience. For more information, visit our website http://cchs.ua.edu/ and contact James Leeper, PhD, Search Chair and Professor in the Department of Community Medicine and Population Health at [email protected] or 205-348-1355. Applications must be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.ua.edu. With your application, please attach a letter of interest, a CV, and three references with whom you have worked.

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Candidates interested in full Professor rank should express same to search committee at the time of application.

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Search Initiation Date:09/03/2019Expected Starting Date:01/02/2020Special Instructions to Applicants:College/School/Division:Community Health SciencesPost To IheYesSupplemental Questions

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Posted: 9/5/2019
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