We seek candidates for a tenure-track position in Biostatistics at the associate professor level. Tenured senior faculty candidates are also encouraged to apply. A strong preference will be given to those candidates with expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning. Skills in programming languages such as Python, R, Java, Scala, and TypeScript, statistics computing, data science and engineering, natural language processing, and visual image recognition are desired.
Applicants for the tenure track position must hold a doctorate degree in biostatistics, statistics or related area. Candidates being considered for this position will have evidence of or strong potential for establishing an independent, extramurally funded research program, a demonstrated interest in teaching, and a commitment to biostatistics and public health. Candidates will be expected to teach biostatistics courses, collaborate with other researchers, establish independent externally funded research, advise and mentor students, post-doctoral fellows, and junior faculty scholars.
Biostatistics faculty members enjoy strong collaborative relationships with other departments in the School of Public Health and with schools across the health science center, including the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Dentistry, School of Allied Health, and the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. We seek candidates with research interest and experience in artificial intelligence and machine learning that complement and strengthen current research programs by the faculty on our health sciences center campus.
The selected candidate will receive a competitive salary and start-up funds for research support., The department offers a highly collegial environment with growth potential. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.
About the School
LSU Health New Orleans is located within the biomedical district of New Orleans. It consists of six professional schools and twelve Centers of Excellences. The School of Public Health (SPH) offers degrees at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level in Public Health. The SPH is CEPH accredited and maintains a diverse research portfolio with funding from NIH, CDC, and a variety of other state and federal agencies and private institutions. The School’s mission is to advance the public’s health and well-being through education, research and service with a focus on issues affecting Louisiana. For additional information about SPH please visit: https://sph.lsuhsc.edu
LSUHSC, N.O. offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, financial protection plans, retirement plans, and generous paid time off policies. For additional information please visit: https://www.lsuhsc.edu/administration/hrm/benefitsabout.aspx.
LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities a...nd backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.