Epidemiology & Biostatistics - Open Rank Faculty

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 12, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Are you looking to enhance your career at Downstate? Help us grow as one of the nation's foremost metropolitan medical centers. Lead the charge in serving one of the largest and most diverse populations in New York City. We are highly ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers among the top 5 U.S. leading medical schools for training doctors. Are you ready for the challenge?


The School of Public Health invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. The successful candidate will be engaged with our faculty and students in collaborative public health research, and in teaching and mentoring public health masters and doctoral students.

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter containing a teaching, research, and diversity statement, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) 3-5 examples of publications that best represent current scholarship and expertise. 

Required Qualifications

  • PhD. or equivalent
  • Experience in supporting successful extramurally-funded research and a record of effectiveness and commitment to teaching is highly desired.
  • Specific areas of interest include expertise in:
    • Data display
    • Spatial analysis and modeling
    • Statistical methods for hierarchical data
    • Longitudinal repeated-measures data
    • Missing data
    • Complex survey data, and mixed-methods data
    • Quasi-experimental research designs
    • Causal inference methods such as propensity score matching methods, sensitivity analysis, mediation analysis, and structural equation models
    • Non-parametric and semi-parametric methods
    • Statistical learning methods for prediction and classification, and/or big data analytic expertise in -omics data, imaging data, bioinformatics, and electronic health records data.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at 718-270-3025