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  • Opening Date: 2021-11-17
  • Job Opening Id: 525555
  • College/Division: Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
  • Department: CPHSW BioStat

Job Information

The Department of Biostatistics in the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work (RSCPHSW) at Florida International University (FIU) in Miami, FL, seeks applicants for a full-time, 9-month tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Stempel College has over 80 faculty in Public Health, Dietetics and Nutrition, Social Work, and Disaster Preparedness. Uniquely located in Miami, FL, at the gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, Stempel College faculty work to solve complex health and social welfare problems affecting underserved populations including environmental health issues, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, mental health outcomes, and racial/ethnic disparities. The Department of Biostatistics is a growing group looking to be on the cutting edge of statistical science, as the discipline is rapidly changing and evolving. The FIU Center for Statistical Consulting and Collaboration provides research infrastructure support relevant to biostatistics, bioinformatics, data management and data quality enhancement to dozens of colleges, departments, and centers and hundreds of investigators at FIU and beyond.

The department is seeking candidates with expertise in biostatistics and data science. All research areas are of interest, although candidates strong in statistical theory and who have experience in big data analytics in population health, biomedical informatics, statistical genetics, or computing are especially encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum required: a doctoral degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Applied Mathematics, Data Science, or a related field.

Preference will be given to applicants with a strong theoretical background, promising record of theoretical and applied publications, experience in consulting with other researchers; evidence of effective teaching and mentoring of doctoral students; and the ability to work with diverse teams of colleagues. Preference also will be given to candidates with experience in applied public health or clinical research. We also encourage the applications from funded research investigators in applied genomic/genetic research areas with collaboratives potentials.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities for this faculty position include teaching the graduate-level mathematical statistics sequence; supervision of both master and doctoral level students; collaborative and applied research mainly with faculty in health sciences (including assistance with grant applications and data analysis on funded grants); methodological research leading to peer-reviewed publications and grant funding; consulting within the FIU Center for Statistical Consulting and Collaboration; and providing other academic services to the Stempel College and FIU.

To apply, please go to facultycareers.fiu.edu and search Job Opening ID 525555. Complete applications must include a cover letter, up-to-date curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcript, research statement, teaching philosophy, and a one-page diversity statement. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three (3) references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee.  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by January 16, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is negotiable, but August 2022 is strongly preferred. For additional inquiries, please contact the Chair of Search and Screen Committee, Dr. Gabriel J. Odom at gabriel.odom@fiu.edu.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed in their present job for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. In this account, you are able to track your applicant status in "My Applications". 

To be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed in their present job for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Disclosures

Florida Statute 1010.35 - Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign county who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information in the application: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant’s 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country; a complete copy of your passport; the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).

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To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

 

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.

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