Biostatistician/Epidemiologist (Tenure Track)

Rio Grande Valley
Nov 04, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Faculty TitleAssistant ProfessorJob Class Code10031FLSAExemptPosting NumberFRGV1099Working TitleBiostatistician/Epidemiologist (Tenure Track)Number of Vacancies1LocationRio Grande ValleyDivision/OrganizationDivision of Health AffairsAppointment Period for Non-Tenure Position1 yearTenure StatusTenure TrackFTE1.0Scope of Job

The Department of Population Health & Biostatistics at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, School of Medicine is seeking a faculty member (open rank) for a tenure-track appointment.

In addition to conducting independent research, the incumbent for this position will provide study design and biostatistical support and consultation for faculty across the translational science spectrum from basic science to population health, medical students enrolled in research electives, residents, and STEM and undergraduate pipeline students.

It is highly desirable that applicants have university teaching experience in clinical areas as well as biostatistics and research techniques, a focus on population health, and evidence of ability to work collegially with clinical faculty from various disciplines. Candidate should have demonstrated success collaborating with investigators and interdisciplinary study teams.

The UTRGV SOM provides unique access to clinical and community-based, translational research programs along the U.S./Mexico border. Substantial population health programs with sister UT institutions allow for collaborative research on chronic and infectious diseases.

Motivated by the school’s unique geographic location at the US-Mexico border, UTRGV SOM strives to create and sustain a spirit of diversity, inclusion and enrichment to foster research, the generation of new knowledge, public service, culturally aware care, and increase the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine.

The Department of Population Health and Biostatistics encourages applications from diverse areas of public health. Combinations of areas of expertise are welcome and interdisciplinary approaches are encouraged. Successful candidates will have doctoral degrees in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, or related areas. We seek individuals with strong scholarly credentials and a record of external research funding. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology, related field or Dr. PH

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Statistics, Epidemiology, related field or Dr. PH

Preferred QualificationsLicense or Certification Required?YesSalaryCommensurate with Qualifications and ExperienceDesired Start Date09/01/2021EEO Statement

EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date11/03/2020Close DateAdditional Information

UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

Please Note

Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. List of 3 References
    3. Letter of Interest
    Optional Documents

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