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West Chester University

Position

Join a vibrant campus community at West Chester University whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. The Department of Health is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Health with expertise and experience in Biostatistics and Research Methods to join our undergraduate public health/health promotion program and CEPH accredited Master of Public Health (MPH) program. This 9-month tenure-track position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The starting date will be August, 2017.

Responsibilities

Ability to teach graduate courses including Biostatistics and Research Methods at the undergraduate and graduate level. Ability to teach undergraduate public health courses, as needed.

Expectations of the position

Teach graduate and undergraduate Biostatistics and Research Methods courses through distance education and face-to-face format with the possibility of teaching at a branch campus. Teach undergraduate public health courses, as needed. Engage in peer-reviewed scholarship that leads to publications and presentations. Advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students pertaining to academic curricula and professional careers. Provide service to the department, college, university, profession, and community. Participate in administrative tasks related to the MPH Program.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctorate in Biostatistics, Health/Public Health or related field with a strong emphasis in Biostatistics. ABD (all but dissertation) in the disciplines identified at time of application will be considered with the expectation that all requirements for the doctoral degree will be completed within one year from the employment start date. Finalists must successfully complete interview process, teaching demonstration, and research presentation. Three professional references with contact information are to be provided with the application. A commitment to learn online teaching software and teaching styles and deliver instruction via distance education to graduate and undergraduate students are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

An MS in Biostatistics or master’s degree in Health/Public Health with a strong background in Biostatistics preferred. A strong background in quantitative skills. Demonstrated experience teaching online graduate and/or undergraduate college-level public health courses.

Special Instructions

  1. Cover letter expressing interest in the position
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names, affiliations and phone numbers of three professional references on Curriculum Vitae (references will be contacted during the search process)
  4. Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (pdf suggested); official transcripts will be requested of those candidates invited for campus interview.

 

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Please submit the above documents as separate files in pdf. Applications from those who do not have a doctorate (or ABD) in one of the required fields will not be processed.

Applications are accepted online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm. No fax, e-mail, or paper applications will be accepted.

Review of online applications will begin on January 30, 2017. The position is open until filled.

Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU’s educational mission and strategic Building on Excellence (http://www.wcupa.edu/StrategicPlanning/).  West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The filling of this position is contingent upon available funding. All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background checks.

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