University of Michigan — Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Biostatistics

The Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position to begin in Fall 2018. Candidates must have a strong research background with a doctoral degree in biostatistics, statistics, mathematics, the computational sciences or a related field. Candidates being considered for this position will be expected to develop an outstanding research and teaching program. A particular focus of this search is on candidates that would be interested in high priority emerging areas of biostatistics, especially with respect to methodology for dealing with statistical learning, methods for data visualization, methods for combining different models in ensemble analyses, methods for the analysis of electronic health records, causal inference, high-dimensional data, precision medicine and genomics. Excellent candidates with other research focus will also be considered and are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Biostatistics has 38 faculty members and over 150 full-time PhD and Master’s students. The Department is involved in cutting edge methodological research and scientific investigation in many areas of biomedical and public health research. The Department has close links with the Department of Statistics, the Institute for Social Research, the Medical School, the Michigan Institute of Data Science and other research groups across campus.

The University of Michigan offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Ann Arbor is a progressive city of about 118,000 year-round residents, and approximately 43,000 students, with excellent schools and a wide variety of sporting and musical activities. It is rated very highly in national surveys for its quality of life and has the amenities of a city many times its size.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should visit for more information. Applicants will be asked to upload a CV, a statement of research interest, a statement of teaching interest, the names of three references and academic transcripts (if a recent graduate).

The University of Michigan is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Applications from women and minorities are welcomed and strongly encouraged.