Public Health Job Opportunities

Biostatistician (Assistant Professor)

Deadline: until filled. First review 5/19/14

The School of Health Sciences and the Sanford School of Medicine of The University of South Dakota invite applications for a twelve-month, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics to teach and conduct research in Public Health. The individual in the position will also serve as Biostatistician for the Sanford School of Medicine research projects which includes assisting in the development and analysis of data for scholarly projects. 

Applicants for this position must have a Master’s or PhD degree in Public Health or a Public Health-related field. Applicants must have experience in designing and publishing health outcomes research.

Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience at the college level, experience in program development and evidence of scholarly activity. Salary will be commensurate with training and experience. 

Applicants must complete their application through the University of South Dakota’s on-line application system found at . Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers). 

The University of South Dakota is a Research University, as well as the comprehensive university within the South Dakota system of higher education. With an enrollment of over 9000 students, the university includes the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Business, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, School of Law, School of Medicine, and the Graduate School.

Visit us on the web for additional information about USD (, the School of Health Sciences ( The University of South Dakota is located in Vermillion, South Dakota near the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota.  

You may look up the job posting and apply online. (go to Univ of South Dakota, and find the Biostatistician listing)