UNIV - Assistant/Associate Professor - Public Health Sciences (PHS)

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC 29409

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

**Job summary:**

The Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) within the College of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina invites applications for **Assistant or Associate Professor of Biostatistics** . DPHS seeks a talented and passionate teacher to contribute to its recently established Master of Public Health (MPH) graduate training programs. The successful candidate will have a strong track record of teaching statistics and/or biostatistics at the graduate level, a commitment to advancing statistical pedagogy, and the ability to engage learners enrolled in a variety of public health disciplines. Qualified applicants must hold a doctorate in biostatistics, statistics or related field. Experience in organizing online education programs is preferred. Training or experience in public health disciplines is preferred but not required. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to mentor MPH students and contribute to curriculum and program development. This faculty position offers a path for long-term career growth and promotion with significant opportunity for professional development. The candidate can participate in research and collaboration.

DPHS is home to a talented and diverse faculty with appointments in a range of public health specialties including: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics and Data Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Epidemiology, and Health Services Research. The department has successful and long-standing masters and doctoral degree programs in biostatistics and epidemiology, and offers three MPH degrees in biostatistics, epidemiology, and health behavior and health promotion. Joint programs with Clemson University are also offered.

Founded in 1824, the Medical University of South Carolina is the state’s largest medical complex, has the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center, and is the largest employer in the metropolitan Charleston area. MUSC ranks in the top quartile of domestic educational institutions in funding for research and is home to a Clinical and Translational Science Award. MUSC is located in Charleston, SC which a vibrant and diverse community renowned for its music, arts and culinary scene, with ample opportunities for coastal outdoor activities.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter describing qualifications, especially current and past teaching experiences, and curriculum vitae to DPHS Search Committee c/o JacKetta Cobbs at cobbsj@musc.edu. Applicants must also apply on the MUSC Job Site at: https://www.jobs.musc.edu/postings/search . MUSC is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from individuals in groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. The posting will remain open until the position is filled.

**_The Medical University of South Carolina is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer._**

For additional information or questions, please contact Dr. Viswanathan Ramakrishnan, Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Public Health Sciences, MUSC, MSC 835, Charleston, SC 29425: email: ramakris@musc.edu.

**Payscale Salary Range:** UNIV-Band 0: Commensurate with experience.

**FLSA:** Salaried

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