Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health (FSPH), has an opening for a mid to senior level faculty to serve as Director of Education.
The Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position, which offers an attractive opportunity for individuals who are interested in directing and improving innovative educational programs in biostatistics and data science. Duties and responsibilities include coordination of all educational programs of the Department, teaching and student advising, methodological research and collaborative research. Successful candidates will have ample opportunities to pursue their own research interests.
The Department of Biostatistics is located on the health science campus of Indiana University, in the city of Indianapolis. The campus consists of four health-related professional schools, including Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Public Health. The campus is the focal point of health science education at Indiana University. Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) is the largest medical school in the United States and is consistently ranked among the top medical schools in the nation by US News & World Report.
The Department is affiliated with both FSPH and IUSM and currently has 17 faculty members, 23 Ph.D. students, and 39 professional staff. Faculty, staff, and students in the Department engage in a tripartite mission of methodological research, graduate education, and collaborative service. The Department has MS and Ph.D. programs in Biostatistics, a BS program in Health Data Science, an extensive portfolio of research funding as principal investigators and co-investigators that includes collaborative research with all departments in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health as well as Dentistry and Nursing. With access to leading medical researchers, a large hospital network, and numerous NIH funded projects, the Department offers outstanding opportunities for students and career growth for faculty, especially for candidates whot are interested in pursuing innovative educational and methodological research within the context of cutting-edge biomedical sciences. Additional details of the Department can be found at https://fsph.iupui.edu/about/departments/biostatistics/index.html and https://medicine.iu.edu/departments/biostatistics/.
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.