Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Biostatistics

Posted: 11/7/2017 (Employment)

The Department of Health Sciences at Northeastern University seeks an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (tenure-track or tenured) faculty member in biostatistics, statistics, or a closely-related field. We are seeking candidates with a strong methodological research background in modern statistics with a solid record of publications and research funding, who can contribute to multiple areas of population health and health sciences research. This position will involve expanding Northeastern University’s existing portfolio for research and teaching within doctoral programs in population health and personal health informatics, master’s degree programs in public health, health informatics, and health data analytics, and undergraduate joint degree programs and initiatives in health sciences. Candidates are expected to develop and maintain an active balance of collaborative and independent methodological biostatistics research, to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching, and to mentor graduate students including serving on dissertation research committees. Engaging in interdisciplinary research collaborations within and beyond the university is strongly encouraged.

A doctoral degree by the start date of the position in biostatistics, statistics or a closely-related field is required. Applicants must have a strong track record of peer-reviewed publications, evidence of or strong potential for externally funded research, and evidence in teaching graduate-level courses in biostatistics and/or mentoring graduate students. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

Screening of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, application materials should be received by December 15, 2017. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.

To apply, visit the Bouvé College of Health Sciences website and click on ‘Faculty Positions’. Applicants should submit a cover letter of interest, the names and contact information for three references, curriculum vitae, and a research and teaching statement. For more information, please contact the search committee chairs, John Griffith ( and Daniel Kim (

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Deadline: 12/15/2017

Location: Northeastern University