Open-Rank T/TT Faculty Positions Dept. of EBIO
The Indiana University School of Public Health‐Bloomington (SPH‐B) invites applications for a tenured/.tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics This is an open-rank search and applicants at all levels (assistant, associate, or full professors) are welcome. These 10‐month appointments would ideally start August 1, 2024, although an earlier or later start date is negotiable. Applications received by November 30, 2023, will receive full consideration, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Responsibilities: Tenure track faculty in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics are expected to substantially contribute to the overall academic excellence of the department by developing and/or maintaining a robust research portfolio including pursuing and obtaining major extramural research funding to conduct cutting-edge research in modern public health science both as a corresponding principal investigator and a collaborating investigator; teaching and mentoring students at the undergraduate and/or graduate level as designated by the department chairperson; and actively providing service internally to the department, school and university and externally to the profession and/or the community. Areas of special interest include, but are not limited to: randomized clinical trials and multi-site observational cohorts, computational methods to address complex problems in infectious disease, nutrition, obesity, and related health outcomes; social, structural, and economic influences of infectious disease risk; statistical genetics and genetic epidemiology, genome wide and epigenome-related association studies, and modeling high-dimensional data; research in addiction and physical activity, and cancer and cardiovascular epidemiology; comparative effectiveness, causal inference, and rigor and reproducibility. Potential opportunities include serving as the Director of a newly created Data, Information, and Statistical Coordinating Center. This position will lead efforts across the campus to compete for large coordinating centers, leveraging the existing capacity in the Biostatistics Consulting Center, and collaboration with other Centers across Bloomington.
All research areas related to health will be considered, with preference given to research that is collaborative, synergistic with other SPH-B and Indiana University faculty and aligns with major funding priorities. These positions are located on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington (IUB) in Bloomington, Indiana, and successful candidates are expected to work on the IUB campus to allow full engagement with the department, school, campus, and community. Indiana University bases its tenure and promotion recommendations upon performance in three areas including research, teaching, and service. All individuals hired through this initiative are expected to excel in research and provide strong performance in teaching and service.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, or a closely related field from an accredited educational institution. A firm commitment to the role of diversity in all aspects of research, education and service is essential. Candidates must have teaching experience at the graduate or professional level. Good interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively and congenially within a diverse faculty are required. Leadership skills and vision for enhancing the academic components of an interdisciplinary department are essential. Candidates for associate and full professor positions must also demonstrate a record of scholarly achievement appropriate for a senior career level, including extramurally funded research as a corresponding principal investigator, current funding, or strong potential to secure external funding, and experience leading sizeable research initiatives.
For more information about the SPH-B and Indiana University Bloomington, visit:
School of Public Health-Bloomington: http://www.publichealth.indiana.edu
Indiana University Bloomington: https://www.indiana.edu
SPH-B Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics https://publichealth.indiana.edu/research/departments/epidemiology/index.html
Application Procedure: Please provide a 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter no longer than 5 pages in length summarizing your qualifications and interest in the position, which includes a research statement and overview of research experience, a statement of teaching interest and experience particularly at the graduate level, and a diversity statement. If selected as a finalist, we will additionally request a list of up to six (6) references (a minimum of three references for the Assistant Professor rank and a minimum of six for Associate or Full Professor); references will be contacted if you are selected for a finalist interview and/or job offer. Interested candidates should submit applications at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/20964.
Before a conditional offer of employment is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.
Questions about the PeopleAdmin application procedure may be directed to Dave Archer at email@example.com or via postal mail at Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Search & Screen Committee, School Public Health–Bloomington, Indiana University, 1025 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-4801. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Douglas Landsittel, Department Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org, NiCole Keith, Executive Associate Dean, email@example.com, or David B. Allison, Dean, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
Job Type: Full-time
Contact: Dave Archer