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UNC Department of Public Safety Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Position Summary

The Department of Biostatistics is seeking applications for up to two tenure-track or tenured positions. The appointments will start in the summer or fall of 2016. Appointments may be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, depending on qualifications. At least one position will be at the Assistant Professor rank. The focus of the search is on areas of biostatistics related to big data and complex data, including but not limited to electronic health record data, precision medicine, data linkage and integration, machine learning, medical imaging, among other areas.

Educational Requirements

A doctoral degree in Biostatistics, Statistics or equivalent is required.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants should have broad research and teaching interests, the potential to direct PhD-level research, and the ability to engage in collaborative research with other faculty members at the University.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Candidates must also arrange for four letters of recommendation to arrive via email at addressed to:

Faculty Search Committee c/o Vera Bennett Department of Biostatistics CB #7420, McGavran-Greenberg Hall University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7420

The minimum number of references required are 4 with a maximum of 4 reference letters.

Department Contact Information

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If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Working Title: Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty

Appointment Type: Tenured/Tenure Track

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time

Vacancy ID: FAC0001384

Posting Open Date: 09/18/2015

Open Until Filled: Yes

Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2016

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Department Contact Name and Title: Vera D. Bennett

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