Open Rank Faculty in Biostatistics, Data Science and Epidemiology

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Jun 02, 2024
Full time Medicine & Dentistry Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description

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Open Rank Faculty in Biostatistics, Data Science and Epidemiology

Job ID: 272541
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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Job Summary

Job ID 272541

 



Position # 20007348

 



The Department of Biostatistics, Data Science and Epidemiology (BDSE) in the School of Public Health at Augusta University (AU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Biostatistics and Data Science at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor rank to start in Fall 2024. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. Interest and ability in methodological research in Biostatistics & Data Science and active collaboration with other investigators in biomedical, population health, and translational research within and outside of AU. Interest and ability in teaching a variety of graduate level statistics and data science courses will be important factors in the selection of candidates. The position will remain open until filled.

 

 

 



Responsibilities

The newly hired faculty will report to the Department Chair, conduct methodological research in Biostatistics and Data Science, engage in collaborative research with other investigators in biomedical, public health, and translational research within and outside of AU, publish methodological work in excellent peer reviewed journals of the field, disseminate collaborative work by publishing collaborative manuscripts in relevant peer reviewed journals, pursue extramural funding opportunities, and provide services to the department and the institution. The faculty will teach courses offered in the department's various graduate programs and mentor graduate students in these programs.

 

 



Required Qualifications

The candidate for this position must have a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Data Science, Statistics or a closely related field by the time the appointment starts. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

 



Assistant Professor- Early level career as a faculty member.

Associate Professor- Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at rank of Assistant Professor or comparable training, background, and experience.

Professor- Senior level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Associate Professor or comparable training, background, and experience. Per Board of Regents (BOR) policy, Professors must have a terminal degree.

 



Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:

 



- Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;

 



- Evidence of ability as a teacher;

 



- Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;

 



- Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,

 



- Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

 



Shift/Salary/Benefits

This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.

Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

 



Associate Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

 



Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

 



Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Website:

https://www.augusta.edu/faculty-affairs/promotionandtenure.php

College/Department Information

The Department of Biostatistics, Data Science and Epidemiology offers doctoral and postdoctoral training programs in Biostatistics and Master's degree program in Biostatistics, Data Science, in Clinical Translational Science, and in Epidemiology. The new faculty member will join a highly interdisciplinary faculty and will play an integral role in the ongoing expansion of research and education at AU. The academic departments, and centers and institutes such as the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, Cyber Institute, Georgia Cancer Center, Institute of Public and Preventive Health and Sickle Cell Center provide rich opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

 

 

 



About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

 



The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

 



Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

 

 



Location

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

 



If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

 



Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

 



For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

 



All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

 



Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

 



How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/#job-portals.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document. To expedite the review process, the applicants should also e-mail the above information in one pdf file to:

Jie Chen, Ph.D., Interim Chair

 



Department of Biostatistics, Data Science and Epidemiology

 



School of Public Health

 



Augusta University

 



E-mail: jiechen@augusta.edu

 



Phone: (706) 721-0801

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.


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