Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Biostatistics and Health Data Science
Specific Title Appointment Type Open Department IUSM - Biostatistics Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis Position Summary
Faculty positions in biostatistics, health data science, and informatics areas are available in the Department of Biostatistics and Health Data Science (BHDS), associated with the Indiana University School of Medicine and Fairbanks School of Public Health on the Indianapolis campus. Position level (Assistant, Associate, or Full) are dependent upon the qualifications, interests, and career goals of the applicant.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing BHDS Department with 28 faculty members and more than 50 professional staff. We are dedicated to excellence in biostatistical, health data science, and informatics research and education. We have an extensive portfolio of research program in related areas. Our NIH funding as principal investigators and co-investigators has been ranked among the top in the nation. The Department currently has an ongoing PhD program in Biostatistics, MS program in Biostatistics, and BS program in Health Data Science.
We have established strong collaborations with both clinical and basic science research departments and divisions and health systems including IU Health and Eskenazi Hospitals as well as strong partnerships with major research institutes and centers including Regenstrief Institute, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Indiana University Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, Indiana Institute of Biomedical Research, and Indiana Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. Additional details about the Department and the PhD program are available on our web page: https: // medicine.iu.edu/biostatistics.
The Indianapolis Campus is the focal point of health professions education at Indiana University, and the School of Medicine is the country's second largest allopathic medical school. Indianapolis consistently ranks high nationally on many of the “best places to live” lists and has an economy that is growing in the life sciences arena. In addition, it has always been one of the cities with the lowest cost of living. Carmel, Indy's northern neighbor, was recently named as the best mid-sized city in the country.
As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy: https: // faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation
The search will continue until the positions are filled.
Doctorate or Terminal degree is required. Quals: PhD in Biostatistics, Requirements include a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in biostatistics, health data science, statistics, informatics, data science, computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, or related fields. The positions offer competitive salaries and startup packages as well as excellent benefits.
Department Contact for Questions
Lisa Gill [email protected]
Additional Qualifications Special Instructions
Applications should include curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements and three letters of reference.
Priority Application Review Deadline Expected Start Date OAA # IUSM-01616-2023Supplemental Questions
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