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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (HS), Biostatistics

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Local Title: Assistant Professor of Psychiatry (HS), Biostatistics
Budget Title: Assistant Professor (HS)
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Faculty - Teaching Only


External Intro

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 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the College of Medicine at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full time Assistant Professor (HS) of Psychiatry, Biostatistics. The successful candidate will:

  • Provide biostatistical support in a number of projects in the Department, both within the Institution as well as national and international collaborations.
  • Conduct independent research and seek grant funding in biostatistical methods related to the field of psychiatry.
  • Teach, train, and mentor MD, master's, and doctoral students, as well as serve on departmental or institutional committees as needed.
  • Have expertise in the following areas:
    - Multivariate analysis
    - Latent variable modeling
    - High-dimensional statistics
    - Longitudinal data analysis
    - Multilevel analysis
    - Machine learning
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively in complex, interdisciplinary and inter-professional settings.
  • Collaborate effectively with administration, staff, students, peers, and full-time and community-based faculty.
  • Commit to social justice and values-driven curricula.
  • Work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in statistics, psychology, or a related discipline.
  • Record of independent and collaborative research.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Schedule:

Days Variable; Hours Variable

Salary Grade/Rank:


Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

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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