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Biostatistics, Assistant Professor

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Community Health Sciences (SCHS) invites applications for Assistant Professor – Biostatistics (SN 16162).

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 28,000 students and 3,300 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. UNLV has the mission of transitioning into a Tier 1 research institution, and is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in sunny, dynamic and vibrant Southern Nevada. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. For more information, visit us on-line at:

The SCHS at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is recruiting for one full-time, tenure track faculty position in Biostatistics at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates must have a solid methodological background in biostatistics, statistics, or related field, excellent oral and written communication skills, a strong interest in teaching and mentoring of undergraduate, Masters and PhD degree-seeking graduate students, and ability to collaborate with research investigators in community health and/or related fields of study. Current Biostatistics faculty research interests range from chronic and infectious diseases, clinical trials, global health and health disparities. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in biostatistics, conduct scholarly work, as well as obtain extramural funding.

Candidates are required to have a Ph.D in biostatistics, statistics, or similar field. The candidate must be from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accredited organization. Preferred candidates will have demonstrated post-doc experience, teaching ability, and a strong record of independent and competitively funded research, scholarly publications and service with graduate student committees

Salary and start up is competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin immediately. Materials should be addressed to Sheniz Moonie, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or

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