Assistant/ Associate Professor in Statistics and Public Health

Fargo, ND
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Jan 18, 2018
Job Type
Full Time
Position Description:
The North Dakota State University ( NDSU ) Department of Statistics and Department of Public Health invite applications for a tenure-track or a tenured faculty position. The position will be a full time, 9-month, academic-year appointment with approximately 60% of time devoted to the Department of Statistics and 40% of time devoted to the Department of Public Health. The successful applicant will be involved with collaborative applied and methodological research, consulting, and teaching; will be responsible for teaching up to 4 courses per year split between the Statistics and the Public Health departments; and will develop and maintain an active research program in biostatistics focusing on human population health. Opportunities for involvement in consultation activities in biostatistics, public health and epidemiology may be available. In addition, there will be opportunities to work in cancer prevention research, community based participatory research, and clinical trial research.

Minimum Qualifications:
• PhD in Statistics or related area
• Graduate-level teaching experience in Statistics
• Experience in public health or human population health related research
• Evidence of ability to successfully pursue external grants
• Good written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• PhD in Biostatistics
• MPH or other related public health advanced degree
• Publication records in peer-reviewed journals in Statistics and Public Health
• Experience in collaborative research within the department and with other units throughout the university
• Experience in advising graduate students
• Evidence of successfully obtaining external grants

Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Under "Other Documents 1" please provide the names and contact information of three (3) references. One reference must address your teaching ability. Screening will begin 2/14/18.

No Smoking Notice:
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. • 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran's Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
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    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
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  2. If Other, please specify:
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. If yes, list exact dates of service:
    (Open Ended Question)
  6. Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Plan
  5. Other Document 1
Optional Documents
  1. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  2. Veterans Administration Letter
  3. Other Document 2

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