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Adjunct Faculty Positions in the Department of Biostatistics

University of California, Los Angeles
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Adjunct Faculty Positions in the Department of Biostatistics
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF09357

Applications are invited for an open rank non-tenure-track/adjunct faculty position in the Department of Biostatistics in the UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health ( We seek an excellent candidate with a strong track record or evidence of outstanding potential for collaborative biostatistical research, obtaining external funding, teaching, and contributing to our commitment to diversity and excellence. We are looking for expertise in the broad areas of statistics/biostatistics and data science, with applications to diverse areas including, but not limited to, ophthalmology, psychiatry, omics, neurosciences, public health and other health sciences. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The Fielding School of Public Health is located on the main UCLA campus in direct proximity to the other health sciences schools (Medicine, Dentistry, and Nursing), several professional schools, and the College of Letters and Science. The UCLA Department of Biostatistics has a strong history of and commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related quantitative field, show evidence of excellence or outstanding potential in collaborative research, obtaining extramural support, teaching, a strong record of peer-reviewed publications, and a demonstrated commitment to applications in the health sciences. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and qualifications.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three references (names/contacts information only), a statement of research interests including a summary of previous research work and its significance, a teaching statement, and a diversity statement addressing past and or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy,



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UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

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