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Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics (Tenure-Track)

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The Ohio State University
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Columbus Campus

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Job Title:Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics (Tenure-Track)

Department:Medicine | School Biomed Sci - Biomedical Informatics

Position Overview

The Department of Biomedical Informatics (BMI, http://bmi.osu.edu)

and Center for Biostatistics (CFB, https://medicine.osu.edu/departments/biostatistics) at The Ohio State University (OSU) is currently seeking applicants for tenure-track faculty in biostatistics at the Associate Professor level. Candidates with expertise and interests in population sciences, Bayesian statistics, causal inference, statistical learning, high-dimensional data, and/or electronic medical records are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants should have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology or a related discipline, with scientific collaboration and research interests in one or more of the following areas:

  • Clinical trials, including Bayesian designs, pragmatic trials, hybrid-type studies, clustered designs, de-centralized trials, and rapid cycle research
  • High-dimensional data, including complex correlated structures, novel omic data platforms, real-world applications, statistical methods in AI/ML, and basic science knowledge
  • Population health and observation studies including cross-sectional studies, case-control studies, cohort studies, structural equation modeling, geospatial modeling, missing data, and measurement errors
  • Community-based research, health disparities, and social determinants of health (SDoH)

How to Apply

To be considered, please submit your application electronically via Workday . Applicants should upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research plans (limited to 3 pages), and a statement of teaching and mentoring. In the teaching statement, please outline your approach to teaching and learning, as well as your goals and vision as an educator. Any questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Guy Brock (guy.brock@osumc.edu). Evaluation of applications is underway and will continue until positions are filled.

Department Information

As part of the College of Medicine at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC, http://medicalcenter.osu.edu), the Department of Biomedical Informatics (BMI, http://bmi.osu.edu) and the Center for Biostatistics (CFB, https://medicine.osu.edu/departments/biostatistics) provide an academic home for informatics and biostatistics research, development and training at Ohio State. The Department of BMI and CFB have one of the most comprehensive academic programs in the nation, including clinical informatics, AI in digital health, implementation science, bioinformatics, and biostatistics. They have a strong diversity, equity, inclusive culture for faculty who develop careers in both innovative research and collaborative research. Faculty in the Department of BMI have access to resources to assist in grant writing, management, and to stimulate collaboration. The department has a robust training curriculum for PhD, Masters, and Certificate programs. The department has also established a significant amount of resources in clinical data and high-performance computing and data storage. The Ohio State University is one of the nation’s largest integrated health sciences campuses, with access to a CTSA-funded Center for Clinical and Translational Science and a state-of-the-art 1 million square foot, NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Faculty and staff in the Department of BMI can leverage an advanced information systems environment including inpatient and outpatient electronic health records, data warehousing platforms, and a variety of enterprise research information systems.

The University

Ohio State is a top-20 public university, and its Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of America’s leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes’ list of best U.S. employers for diversity. Eligible Ohio State employees receive comprehensive benefits packages, including medical, dental and vision insurance, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, and state or alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions.

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In addition to being responsive to dual-career opportunities, we strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. Ohio State is an NSF ADVANCE institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

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Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.

Tenure faculty (regardless of rank) - persons with the titles of professor, associate professor, assistant professor and instructor who serve on appointments totaling 50% or more service to the university and who are eligible for tenure or who have obtained tenure. Duties and responsibilities are assigned in accordance with the workload guidelines laid out in the pattern of administration of each faculty member’s tenure initiation unit (TIU) and, as appropriate, regional campus; obligations will include research, service and/or teaching or clinical practice. These faculty will have earned doctorate or other terminal degree in the relevant field of study or possession of equivalent experience.

Additional Information:

Location:Lincoln Tower (0271)

Position Type:Regular

Scheduled Hours:40

Shift:First Shift

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Ohio State provides access to opportunities and resources for all employees. Starting your first day, Ohio State offers you a comprehensive benefits package.

· WORK-LIFE: Flexible and remote work arrangements where applicable, child care program, and access to educational, athletic and cultural events.

· RETIREMENT: State pension and alternative options with competitive employer contributions, as well as optional supplemental plans.

· HEALTH: Medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, life insurance, flexible spending accounts and wellness programming.

· TIME OFF: Paid vacation and sick time, parental and medical leave plus 11 paid holidays. Short and long-term disability options also available.

· FINANCIAL: Tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, adoption assistance, and discounts with preferred vendors and university partners.

· WELLNESS: Lifestyle spending account, employee assistance program, health reimbursement account, and employee wellness program.

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