Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics - Open-Rank, Open-Track Faculty Positions

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Public Health
SPH: Biostatistics
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Required Documents
Biosketch, Cover letter, Diversity Contributions, List of References, Personal Statement, Reference Letters, Research Papers, Teaching Portfolio

Discover Your Career at Emory University

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University is expanding its faculty ranks and is recruiting several open-rank tenured- (tenure track), research-, and teaching-track faculty positions. We seek candidates with expertise and interests in any area of biostatistics and bioinformatics, with a particular interest in (1) tenured or tenure-track candidates with expertise in bioinformatics and multi-omics (individuals with experience and interest in metabolomics are strongly encouraged to apply), (2) tenured or tenure-track candidates with expertise in the analysis of spatial and spatiotemporal data, (3) research-track candidates with expertise in clinical trials and data coordinating centers, and (4) teaching-track faculty with experience in data science and biostatistical education for broad audiences. Academic rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Responsibilities associated included methodological research, collaborative research, teaching and mentoring, the balance of which will depend on candidates’ interest and track.

The department includes 40 primary faculty members currently supported by a wide range of external funding. Faculty engage in diverse methodological research areas with specific motivation from an equally broad array of public health focus areas, including Alzheimer’s disease, infectious diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and renal disease, epidemiological surveillance, and environmental and mental health. The department participates in the Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance, serves as the Data Coordinating Center for several NIH clinical trials, and operates the Biostatistics Collaborative Core. The department offers a doctoral graduate program in Biostatistics, master’s degree programs in Biostatistics, and participates in an interdisciplinary doctoral program in Computer Science and Informatics.

Collaborative opportunities exist within the Rollins School of Public Health and throughout Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center including the School of Medicine, the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, the Winship Cancer Institute, Emory National Primate Center, the Vaccine Center, the Center for AIDS Research, the Center for AI Learning, and with nearby partner institutions the VA Medical Center and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Applicants for any position must apply to the job posting by uploading a cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests (optional for consideration for the teaching-track position), and a statement of teaching experience and philosophy (optional for consideration for the research-track position) and arrange for the submission of three reference letters. We encourage applicants to specify links to areas of interest (1)-(4) above. For questions, please contact Mary Abosi (mabosi@emory.edu).

Review of applications will begin immediately, and all applications received by January 31, 2024, will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Successful candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD degree in statistics, biostatistics, bioinformatics, or a related field for tenure-track and research-track positions, and PhD or master’s degree and extensive teaching experience for teaching-track position.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Tenure-track candidates should have demonstrated either a track-record or potential for leading an innovative methodological research program and a commitment to graduate student education. Experience in bioinformatics and metabolomics is particularly desired. Research-track candidates should have demonstrated either a track-record or potential for conducting high-impact work within transdisciplinary teams. Teaching-track candidates should have demonstrated a track-record of excellence in teaching statistical and data science courses to both biostatistics students, as well as to broader audiences.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

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