Position overviewPosition title: Full Teaching Professor Public Health Biostatistics
Open date: October 12, 2023
Most recent review date: Sunday, Nov 12, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Oct 11, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego (hwsph.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for a Teaching Professor position in Biostatistics (Full Professor rank; Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment, SrLSOE).
The HWSPH has focal areas of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Climate & Environmental Health, Community Health Services and Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Behavior, Health Equity and Justice, Health Policy, Public Mental Health, and Technology & Precision Health and offers teaching and student mentoring opportunities in our BS in Public Health, MPH, PhD in Public Health (administered jointly with SDSU), and MS and PhD in Biostatistics degree programs. Further, the School has a Preventive Medicine Residency program. The School has extensive collaborations with the School of Medicine, Moores Cancer Center, Jacobs School of Engineering, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute, Rady School of Management, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, and with other partners across the UC San Diego campus. Partnerships with the community and health agencies are fundamental to the School. The School is comprised of more than 125 primary faculty and academics, 25 secondary faculty, and 200 staff members and provides instruction and mentorship to over 700 BSPH majors and 225 postgraduate students, and the School’s faculty and academics hold ~$125M total awarded grants and contracts.
Teaching professors are full-time faculty who are expected to teach six 4-unit courses over the year. In addition to demonstrating excellence in teaching, individuals in this series are expected to engage in professional activities related to pedagogy and in service to the University and field. They may engage in scientific research as a principal investigator or collaborator and may hold grants.
Appointment will be at the Full Teaching Professor rank (Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment) and will be based on the candidate’s background and experience.
A link to full descriptions of the series is provided for your review: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-285.pdf
As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities, and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf
Candidates must have a PhD, DrPH, or related doctoral degree.
Candidates must have demonstrated experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate students in public health in the field of biostatistics.
Candidates with outstanding teaching evaluations and experience in mentoring public health undergraduate or graduate students are preferred.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Cover Letter - Interested applicants must provide a cover letter stating teaching or curriculum goals
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Candidates are required to show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity by submitting a Diversity Statement of past contributions and/or future plans in this area as part of their application for an academic appointment.
See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
COVID-19 Impact Statement - We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.
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