Research Faculty- Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Public Health
SPH: Biostatistics
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Required Documents
Cover letter, List of References, Research Statement, Teaching Philosophy

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JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University invites applications for an open-rank research-track Faculty position in spatial analysis. We seek a motivated and dynamic individual to teach, mentor graduate students and conduct research in spatial analysis, geographic information systems, mapping software, and biostatistics methods. The ideal candidate will have strong interests in using a variety of instructional delivery methods and innovative approaches to enhance public health education. This position will also involve interdisciplinary research within the department, RSPH, Emory and other partners such as the CDC on projects that involve spatial data technologies (e.g., GPS, remote sensing applications, mental health) in the areas of environmental health, infectious diseases and spatial epidemiology. We encourage applications from diverse disciplines (e.g., geography, environmental sciences, epidemiology, computer science, health services) to apply. 


About Emory Biostatistics and Bioinformatics: The department includes 32 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 and master’s degree programs in Biostatistics. 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, Yerkes Primate Center, the Vaccine Center, the Center for AIDS Research, and with nearby partner institutions the VA Medical Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree in Biostatistics or a related quantitative field; strong record or potential for graduate level teaching and mentoring; intent and ability for scientific collaborative research; excellent oral and written communication skills.

Emory University is committed to inclusion and equity in the recruitment and retention of faculty. The university diligently supports the training of historically underrepresented and underserved communities. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


Applicants must apply to the job posting by uploading a cover letter, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a statement of research interests, a complete curriculum vitae, and arrange for the submission of three reference letters. For questions, please contact Mary Abosi (mabosi@emory.edu). Formal review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.



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