College of Public Health, Ohio State University

Position ID:OSU-College of Public Health-BIOPROF [#10710]
Position Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Division of Biostatistics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Biostatistics / Biostatistics
Public Health
Appl Deadline:2018/05/27 (posted 2018/01/05, listed until 2018/05/27)
Position Description:    

TIU Unit: College of Public Health

Position: Biostatistics Faculty

Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor

The Ohio State University College of Public Health is searching for a tenure track/tenured faculty member at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full-Professor in the Division of Biostatistics.

We seek an outstanding individual with an excellent research and teaching record. All research areas will be considered. Areas of greatest need to the division include but are not limited to: quantitative methods for observational studies, causal inference, spatial-temporal modeling, machine learning, network analysis, missing data, image analysis, and survey sampling.  Candidates are expected to collaborate with existing faculty and to develop their own program of funded research that aligns with the university’s strategic initiatives. High quality teaching and student advising are also expected. Candidates will provide service and administration to the Division, College, University, and community.

The Division of Biostatistics consists of 11 full-time faculty members who are engaged in funded methodological and interdisciplinary research as well as teaching graduate and undergraduate students. Faculty collaborate with researchers from various colleges, centers and institutes, including the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Dentistry, James Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Mathematical Biosciences Institute and the Institute for Population Research. Significant research interaction exists between the Division faculty and researchers from the Department of Biomedical Informatics and the Center for Biostatistics at Ohio State, and from Nationwide Children’s Hospital located in downtown Columbus. The faculty co-administers and participates in an Interdisciplinary PhD program in Biostatistics with the Department of Statistics, which currently has about 25 students. The Division also administers the MS and MPH programs that specialize in Biostatistics and participates in the teaching of applied Biostatistics courses to various graduate programs offered by the College and the new, rapidly growing BS program in public health. Further information about the Division and faculty may be found at:


Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, or related discipline by the start of employment. For appointment to a tenured position, applicants must have a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and teaching excellence. Rank and salary will be determined by the candidate’s credentials. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

About Columbus:

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at

Application Instructions:

Applications will be reviewed as received. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by February 15, 2018 will receive priority consideration. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter including a research statement and a teaching statement, a curriculum vitae, and a list of up to five recent publications. Finalists will be asked to supply letters of recommendation. Applications are accepted through Academic Jobs Online.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
1841 Neil Ave.
Cunz Hall
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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