The Department of Biostatistics within the School of Public
Health at the University of Washington (UW) is a leading center of
excellence for the development and application of statistical
methods and theory in health sciences. It has longstanding
partnerships with many local research institutes and with the
Department of Statistics, with which it shares core courses in its
rigorous training programs. More information can be found at
The Department of Biostatistics invites applications for
one faculty position at the rank of Assistant Teaching
Professor without tenure. This is a full
time (100% FTE), 12-month service period position with an
anticipated start date of Fall 2022. The position is non-tenure
eligible. Salary will be based on qualifications and
The successful candidates will:
- teach 4 – 6 Biostatistics courses per year (quarter system)
including both undergraduate and graduate courses.
- provide educational leadership in the Department’s teaching
program with emphasis on innovative pedagogy and attention to
diversity, equity and inclusion;
- contribute to the departmental community by engaging in
seminars and departmental outreach activities;
- play an active role in Department, School and University
leadership, for example, by engaging in governance, serving on key
committees, and helping to continually update educational vision
QUALIFICATIONS. Candidates must have a PhD (or
foreign equivalent) in biostatistics, statistics, or a related
field and must have demonstrated excellence in teaching
Biostatistics and/or Statistics at the university level.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS. All applicants are
asked to submit:
- a cover letter describing what you see as your future potential
contribution to the educational mission of the Department;
- an up-to-date curriculum vitae detailing publication, teaching
and (if applicable) funding history;
- a statement describing your teaching values, and practices;
please comment on your perspective regarding different teaching
modalities, engaging students from varied disciplines and
mathematical backgrounds, and teaching at scale.
- a statement describing demonstrated commitment and activity in
support of diversity, equity and inclusion;
- contact information for three (3) references.
This institution is using Interfolio to conduct this search.
Applicants can submit all application materials free of charge via
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021, continuing
until the position is filled. Submitting all required documents
by December 1, 2021 is strongly encouraged for full
CONTACT INFORMATION. For questions, please
contact Ashneel Reddy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY. The Department
recognizes that health disparities stem from inequity, and
encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff, faculty,
and students including, but not limited to, socioeconomic status,
race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity and expression, culture, geography, spiritual
practice, mental and physical disability, and age. It strives to
develop and maintain increased representation and recognition of
each dimension of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.
The department has an active Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
committee. A summary of the mission and the activities of that
committee can be found online (www.biostat.washington.edu/about/diversity).
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity
among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and
articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint).
Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty
efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity
and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty
member’s academic profiles and responsibilities (www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY. The University of
Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin,
sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic
information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or
protected veteran status.