The Department of Biostatistics within the West Virginia University School of Public Health is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position. This is an open-rank (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) tenured or tenure-track position, depending on qualifications. The successful candidate will have research and teaching interests in one or more areas of biostatistics. Our search goals include identifying a candidate able to develop or continue a record of external funding, scholarship, and contribute to teaching and curriculum development in Biostatistics. The position may be either a 9-month or 12-month appointment depending on the teaching interests and research commitments of the applicant.
An overview of our department can be found at: http://publichealth.wvu.edu/biostatistics/. In addition, opportunities for collaboration with newly formed institutes such as the Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and the Heart and Vascular Institute might also be possible. Teaching in Biostatistics includes undergraduate and graduate teaching for public health majors and MS in Biostatistics students.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.