Research Faculty- Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Internal Number: 81756
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory Universityinvites applications for an open-rankresearch-track Facultypositionin spatial analysis.We seek amotivated and dynamic individualtoteach, mentorgraduate students and conduct research inspatial analysis,geographic information systems,mapping software,and biostatisticsmethods.The ideal candidate willhavestrong interestsinusing a variety of instructional delivery methods and innovative approaches to enhance public health education. This position will also involveinterdisciplinary research within thedepartment, RSPH, Emory and other partners such as the CDCon projects that involve spatial data technologies (e.g.,GPS,remote sensingapplications,mental health) in the areas of environmental health, infectious diseasesandspatialepidemiology.We encourageapplicationsfrom diverse disciplines (e.g.,geography, environmental sciences,epidemiology,computer science,health services) to apply.
About Emory Biostatistics and Bioinformatics: The department includes 32 primary faculty members currently supported by a wide range of external funding. Faculty engage in diverse methodological research areas with specific motivation from an equally broad array of public health focus areas, including Alzheimers disease, infectious diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and renal disease, epidemiological surveillance, and environmental and mental health. The department participates in the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance, serves as the Data Coordinating Center for several NIH clinical trials, and operates the Biostatistics Collaborative Core. The department offers a doctoral graduate program in Biostatistics and masters degree programs in Biostatistics. Collaborative opportunities exist within the Rollins School of Public Health and throughout Emorys Woodruff Health Sciences Center including the School of Medicine, the Alzheimers Disease Research Center, the Winship Cancer Institute, Yerkes Primate Center, the Vaccine Center, the Center for AIDS Research, and with nearby partner institutions the VA Medical Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree in Biostatistics or a related quantitative field; strong record or potential for graduate level teaching and mentoring; intent and ability for scientific collaborative research; excellent oral and written communication skills.
Emory University is committed to inclusion and equity in the recruitment and retention of faculty. The university diligently supports the training of historically underrepresented and underserved communities. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must apply to the job posting by uploading a cover letter, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a statement of research interests, a complete curriculum vitae, and arrange for the submission of three reference letters. For questions, please contact Mary Abosi (firstname.lastname@example.org). Formal review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.
As the only health network in Georgia that brings together a full range of hospitals, clinics and local practices, Emory Healthcare is committed to providing patients and families with better, more collaborative care for all of their medical needs. The Emory Healthcare Network encompasses teams of providers at our locations across Georgia, including Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory University Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital and the Wesley Woods Center; Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital; Emory Clinic; and the Emory Healthcare Network physicians, ranging from primary to specialty care providers. Through our integrated, collaborative care network, we are dedicated to providing the standard of care that our patients expect and deserve. Our researchers are discovering what’s next in medicine, and our physicians and care teams are putting that research to use to improve the health of our community today. From our experts at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, the state’s ONLY National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, to the specialists at our Orthopaedics & Spine Center and our network of hundreds of primary care physicians, our team is 17,000 strong and committed to the health of our community.