University of California, Los Angeles — Tenure-Track Assistant Faculty Position in Biostatistics Department

Tenure-Track Assistant Faculty Position in Biostatistics Department

The Department of Biostatistics in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biostatistics. We seek an excellent candidate with a strong track record or evidence of outstanding potential for biostatistical methodology research, obtaining external funding, and teaching.

We are looking for expertise in the broad areas of data science, big data and machine learning, with applications to areas such as medical imaging, omics, electronic health records, mHealth (mobile health) and personalized health. The Fielding School of Public Health is located on the main UCLA campus in direct proximity to the other health sciences schools (Medicine, Dentistry, and Nursing), several professional schools, and the College of Letters of Science. The UCLA Department of Biostatistics has a strong history of commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

Qualifications: Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in statistics or biostatistics, show evidence of excellence or outstanding potential in teaching and training of doctoral students, a strong record of peer-reviewed publications, and a demonstrated commitment to applications in the health sciences.

Salary: Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and qualifications.

The deadline for receiving applications and required documents is December 1, 2019. Informal inquiries may be submitted to Chair of the UCLA Biostatistics Faculty Search Committee at

The UCLA Department of Biostatistics values equity, diversity and inclusion, and the ways that each contributes to scholarship, teaching, service, and the overall intellectual life in the Department and the University. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of references, a statement of research interests including a summary of previous research work and its significance, a teaching statement and a diversity statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service. Guidance for the diversity statement is available at All applications should be submitted electronically to UCLA Academic Recruit at: