Open-Rank NTT Faculty Positions Dept. of EBIO
The Indiana University School of Public Health‐Bloomington (SPH‐B) invites applications for non-tenure-track (lecturer or clinical professor) faculty position in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. The SPH-B seeks individuals who will contribute scientific excellence through teaching and service in epidemiological methods and public health practice and surveillance, and other areas of education and service that promote health and improved responses to epidemics. These 10‐month appointments would ideally start August 1, 2024. Applications received by November 30, 2023, will receive full consideration, and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) since 1909, Indiana University prides itself in offering outstanding academics grounded in world class research and vibrant campus life. The School of Public Health-Bloomington is located on the flagship campus of Indiana University and is comprised of over 200 faculty across five departments. Continuing the momentum of hiring over 40 outstanding faculty over the last two years, the SPH-B is launching another wave of faculty recruitment. The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics offers an undergraduate degree in epidemiology, a Master of Public Health degree in epidemiology, a Master’s degree in biostatistics, a Ph.D. program in epidemiology and a Ph.D. in biostatistics. The department has approximately 100 students enrolled in its BSPH program in Epidemiology (which is one of only three CEPH-accredited BSPH programs in Epidemiology in the US), and approximately 100 other students enrolled across its residential and online graduate programs. A part of the flagship campus of Indiana University located in Bloomington, Indiana, the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics maintains strong connections to other departments in the School of Public Health and other schools across Indiana University.
Responsibilities: Non-Tenure track (lecturer or clinical professor) faculty in the Epidemiology and Biostatistics are expected to substantially contribute to the overall academic excellence of the department by teaching and (for clinical faculty) contributing to service internally to the department, school and university, and externally to the profession and/or the community. Evidence of a research portfolio in the applicant’s areas of teaching and service, as well as experience mentoring students at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, is also preferrable but not required. Areas of special interest for teaching and service include, but are not limited to: clinical trials, observational studies, and other public health research methods for applications in infectious disease, nutrition, obesity, and other health outcomes. 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 teaching; clinical faculty will also contribute to 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, preferably at both the undergraduate and graduate 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.
About Indiana University Bloomington: Founded in 1820, Indiana University-Bloomington (IUB) is the flagship campus of Indiana University. Located in Bloomington, IN., IUB constantly strives to embody its mission to create, disseminate, preserve, and apply knowledge. It does so through its commitments to cutting-edge research, scholarship, arts, and creative activity; inspired and challenging undergraduate, graduate, professional, and lifelong educational programs; meaningful experiences outside the classroom; expansive global educational opportunities while fostering a culturally diverse campus environment; first-rate library and museum collections; and far-reaching economic development and impact in the state and region.
IUB is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. With over 47,000 undergraduate and graduate students, the campus has 16 degree-granting colleges and schools offering 300+ undergraduate majors, 300+ Master’s degrees, and 150+ doctoral and professional degree opportunities. Known for its Indiana limestone facades and green spaces throughout, IUB is widely considered one of the country’s most beautiful college campuses. The School of Public Health-Bloomington (SPH-B) is located in the heart of the IUB campus and comprises five collaborative academic departments with over 200 faculty and staff, including one of the most diverse faculties of any school of public health in the nation, with 37.1% of current tenure-track/tenured faculty being scholars from traditionally underrepresented minority groups. In 2022, IUB was honored with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award.
Indiana University provides IU SPH-B faculty outstanding teaching and research support through programs like the IU Faculty Academy on Excellence in Teaching (F.A.C.E.T.); extensive research development and research administrative support through the Office of the Vice President for Research; and innovative collaborations with organizations like the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, the IU School of Medicine (IUSM) and Regenstrief Institute’s Center for Aging Research, and the IUSM’s Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, and the IU Bloomington’s Environmental Resilience Institute. In addition to outstanding programs like these, exciting things are happening in medical sciences at IUB with the opening of the IU Regional Academic Health Center in Bloomington and significant synergy in cross departmental collaborations in areas like environmental impacts on human health, nutrition and aging. The School has strong connections to Indiana University School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Nursing, Informatics and Computing, Art & Design, Public and Environmental Affairs, and the soon to be Indiana University Indianapolis Fairbanks School of Public Health, along with Purdue University programs in Pharmacy and Engineering. IU SPH-B continues its rapid expansion embracing a comprehensive and holistic approach to promoting health and wellbeing within the research, teaching and service aspects of our mission. With an emphasis on high quality and impactful research and an embracement of the importance of diversity and inclusion across all our academic endeavors – there has never been a more exciting time to join our growing faculty.
Nestled in the rolling hills of south-central Indiana, and home to 85,000 residents, the city of Bloomington offers the feel of a college town with many of the amenities of a large city. From off-Broadway plays and musicals, the LOTUS World Festival of Music, quick access to 250,000 acres of public recreation lands, outstanding public schools and a reasonable cost of living, Bloomington offers much to all.
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 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/21020.
Questions about the PeopleAdmin application procedure may be directed to Dave Archer at firstname.lastname@example.org or via postal mail at Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics NTT 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, email@example.com, NiCole Keith, Executive Associate Dean, firstname.lastname@example.org, or David B. Allison, Dean, email@example.com.
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