Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology

Position ID: 28115
Augusta University
Medical College of Georgia
Biostatistics & Epidemiology
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The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology in the Medical College of Georgia at the Georgia Regents University (GRU) invites applications for tenure track or tenured faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biostatistics, epidemiology or a closely related field. Experience and demonstrated interest in cancer research, clinical trials, computational biology, genomics, public health or statistical bioinformatics is highly desirable. Interest and ability in active collaboration with investigators in biomedical and public health research within and outside of GRU will be an important factor in the selection of candidates as will teaching experience in graduate courses. All candidates must show evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor should have a nationally and internationally recognized record of innovative and leading-edge methodological research, genuine interest in interdisciplinary collaborations in translational research, successful track record of extramural funding support, strong ability and interest in teaching and mentoring students, and demonstrated leadership potential. Candidates for Assistant Professor should provide evidence of outstanding methodological and interdisciplinary research potential and should, preferably, have relevant postdoctoral training.

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at GRU offers an MS and a PhD program in Biostatistics, and a Masters and a Certificate program in Clinical and Translational Science. Immediate future plans include developing graduate programs in Epidemiology. The new faculty members will join a highly interdisciplinary faculty and will play an integral role in the ongoing expansion of research and education at GRU. The academic departments, and centers and institutes such as the Georgia Prevention Institute, the Institute of Public and Preventive Health, the Cancer Center, the Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, the Sickle Cell Center and the Educational Innovation Institute at GRU provide rich opportunities for interdisciplinary research. The search will remain open until positions are filled.

How To Apply         

In order to be formally considered for employment at Georgia Regents University, applications must be submitted electronically and you must include a current CV or resume.


Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, a brief statement of current and planned research, and names and contact information of at least four references to:

Varghese George, Ph.D., Chair
Dept. of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Georgia Regents University
1120 15th Street, AE 1005
Augusta, GA 30912-4900
Phone: (706) 721-0801

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Conditions of Employment

 All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

 Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Regents University of Augusta is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution.  It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.


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