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Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Apply now Job No: 494750
Local Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Budget Title: Assistant Professor (12 month)
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Faculty - Clinical, Faculty - Teaching Only



Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The School of Public Health at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics.

The successful candidate will be engaged with our faculty and students in collaborative public health research, and in teaching and mentoring public health masters and doctoral students.

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter containing a teaching, research, and diversity statement, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) 3-5 examples of publications that best represent current scholarship and expertise. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent.

  • Experience in supporting successful extramurally-funded research and a record of effectiveness and commitment to teaching is highly desired.
  • Specific areas of interest include expertise in:
    • Data display
    • Spatial analysis and modeling
    • Statistical methods for hierarchical data
    • Longitudinal repeated-measures data
    • Missing data
    • Complex survey data, and mixed-methods data
    • Quasi-experimental research designs
    • Causal inference methods such as propensity score matching methods, sensitivity analysis, mediation analysis, and structural equation models
    • Non-parametric and semi-parametric methods
    • Statistical learning methods for prediction and classification, and/or big data analytic expertise in -omics data, imaging data, bioinformatics, and electronic health records data. 

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Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

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Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at 718-270-3025.


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