UNIV - Open Rank in Biostatistics - Department of Public Health Sciences

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 4/18/2023
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Job Description Summary

The Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) in the College of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina invites applications for Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the tenure track. DPHS seeks a talented biostatistician who is passionate about methodologic and collaborative research in a vibrant biomedical and public health research environment. Applicants with research interests in causal inference are especially encouraged to apply.

Entity

Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

Faculty

Cost Center

CC001035 COM PHS Administration CC

Pay Rate Type

Salary

Pay Grade

University-00


Pay Range

$0 - $0 - $0

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

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Job Description

Job Summary: The Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) in the College of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina invites applications for Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the tenure track. DPHS seeks a talented biostatistician who is passionate about methodologic and collaborative research in a vibrant biomedical and public health research environment. Applicants with research interests in causal inference are especially encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants must hold a PhD in statistics, biostatistics, or related field at the time of appointment. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate is expected to mentor students and contribute to curriculum and program development. This faculty position offers a path for long-term career growth and promotion with significant opportunity for professional development.

DPHS is home to a talented and diverse faculty with appointments in a range of public health specialties including Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics and Data Science, Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Health Services Research. The department has two successful and long-standing masters and doctoral degree programs in biostatistics and epidemiology, and offers three MPH degrees in biostatistics, epidemiology, and health behavior and health promotion. The department also has a joint doctoral training program with Clemson University in Biomedical Data Science & Informatics.

Founded in 1824, the Medical University of South Carolina is the state’s largest medical complex, has the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, and is the largest employer in the metropolitan Charleston area. MUSC ranks in the top quartile of domestic educational institutions in funding for research and is home to a Clinical and Translational Science Award. MUSC is in Charleston, SC which is a vibrant and diverse community renowned for its music, arts and culinary scene, with ample opportunities for coastal outdoor activities.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter describing qualifications, curriculum vitae, research statement and teaching statement to DPHS Search Committee c/o Elizabeth Hill (hille@musc.edu).

Applicants must also apply on the MUSC Job Site. MUSC is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from individuals in groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. This posting will remain open until filled. The Medical University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

For additional information or questions, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Hill, Professor of Biostatistics and Division Lead, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Department of Public Health Sciences, MUSC, MSC 835, Charleston, SC 29425: email: hille@musc.edu.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work in all cold temperature extremes, i.e. spot coolers. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 72 inches, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lower objects, up to 15 lbs., from height of 72 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 15 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift and carry objects up to 15 lbs. a distance of five (5) floors and to outlying buildings. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically (by medical personnel) for respirator use, initially and annually. Ability to work alone in isolated areas, such as darkrooms. (Frequent)

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If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Employment Type
Full time
Category
Healthcare & Public Health | Sciences

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