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internal INTERNAL (our department)


November 7, 2022

Research Associate-Fixed Term

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Michigan State University invites applications for a half-time Postdoctoral Research Associate position supervised by Professor Jim Anthony. The successful candidate will focus on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) ‘Diversity Matters’ initiatives, helping to build new science education and research training programs, and concurrently to work up one or more NIH research career development applications intended to foster the candidate’s own NIH/National Institute of Drug Abuse capacities for future independent research: Building MSU capacity to compete successfully for NIH. The position is for an initial three-month term appointment with an expectation of renewal based on job performance and available funding. 1/2 Time (50-64.9%)   Apply Here

October 28, 2022

Research Data Analyst

The Margerison Research Group in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, College of Human Medicine, is seeking a highly motivated research data analyst. This individual will work on projects at the intersections of pregnancy and postpartum health, health policy, and health equity. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the research data analyst will assist with data management and statistical analyses. Specifically, the analyst will be responsible for maintaining and managing multiple large datasets and conducting and presenting statistical analyses for peer-reviewed publications, grant proposals, and dissemination to the public. The research data analyst will perform periodical quality control checks of others’ analytic programs. This individual will also assist with conducting literature reviews, manuscript preparation, and other work in support of the timely dissemination of research findings.


October 26, 2022

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for two open-rank tenure-stream faculty positions, academic year basis, for expanding its research, teaching, and consulting missions.

The positions will be filled at a rank commensurate with the qualifications and records of the successful candidates. Required qualifications include having a Ph.D. in Statistics/Biostatistics or related quantitative disciplines and having previous research experience. For the ranks of Associate Professor and Professor, teaching experience and an established record of securing extramural funding is also required.

The successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain a vigorous independent and collaborative research program, participate in teaching and mentoring graduate students and junior faculty and providing statistical consulting to graduate students and faculty in the Department, the College of Human Medicine, and other units at the University.

We have interests in candidates with research expertise in several areas, including, but not limited to, design and analysis of randomized clinical trials, statistical genetics, quantitative modeling of infectious diseases, comparative effectiveness, causal inference, and healthcare studies. Candidates should have training and experience in developing and applying novel statistical methodologies to the health sciences. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the motivation to act as a team member in collaborative research ventures are also required. Click here for more information

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external jobs EXTERNAL 


November 17, 2022

Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Epidemiology
University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
College of Medicine
Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences


November 11, 2022

The Pennsylvania State University's interdisciplinary Social Science Research Institute is supporting faculty recruitment of four tenure track/tenured faculty in the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Health and Human Development in the area of Health and Social Disparities. The goal is to foster collaborations among social and behavioral scientists, and others, working from the person- to the population levels on understanding and reducing disparities. These scholars will add to an existing campus cluster.

 Candidates are currently being recruited in four departments: 

  1. Assistant Professor of Public Policy in the School of Public Policy in the College of the Liberal Arts- Seeking a scholar working on policy-relevant topics in social inequality and social disparities, with particular interest in those studying the effects of policies on racial, ethnic, or economic disparities in health, education, or employment.$9925/9925$101842.htmld
  2. Assistant Professor of Sociology in the College of the Liberal Arts – Seeking a social scientist whose research focus is on inequity in education, health or other outcomes due to race, ethnicity, and/or migration status. The ideal candidate will advance knowledge on inequity and/or best practices for ameliorating it.  We welcome scholars who advance social science expertise across a variety of methodological approaches.$158872/9925$99803.htmld
  3. Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Health and Human Development – Seeking a scholar with interests in the area of Nutrition Equity for Maternal Child Health Populations (MCH) with MCH broadly defined to include families, school age children, adolescents and emerging adults.
  4. Assistant Professor of Department of Health Policy and Administration in the College of Health and Human Development– Seeking a scholar with interests in health disparities early in the life course (maternal/child/family), particularly focusing on disparities involving rurality, poverty, race/ethnicity, and health services delivery. (link not yet live)

Different searches have different dates for full consideration so please refer to each of the position listings. Individuals with cross-disciplinary expertise are encouraged to apply through more than one position listing if appropriate.


October 25, 2022

State Division Administrator 17 - Lifecourse Epidemiology and Genomics - PHA-EPI

The MDHHS mission is to provide opportunities, services, and programs that promote a healthy, safe, and stable environment for residents to be self-sufficient. We are committed to ensuring a diverse workforce and a work environment whereby all employees are treated with dignity, respect and fairness. For more information, please visit our MDHHS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan (Download PDF reader).

This position administers maternal and child health and chronic disease epidemiology programs and provides expert epidemiological support to the Department. This position is responsible for assuring the integration of genomics, including newborn screening, into public health practice statewide, through education, assessment and outreach.


October 12, 2022

Kendall Fellowship: Nuclear Weapons, Science, and Equity
Global Security Program
Union of Concerned Scientists
Remote position

The Global Security Program in the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) seeks outstanding candidates for a Kendall Fellowship to research the adverse impacts of nuclear weapons production on impacted communities in Washington State and help develop programs to support and expand the capacity of advocates, including frontline community members, in research, policy, and regulatory spaces. This two-year fellowship is open to candidates who will have completed their Ph.D. or another advanced degree in a relevant field before September 2023, or those with equivalent experience.

The Union of Concerned Scientists is an independent national nonprofit whose scientists and engineers work to solve some of our planet’s most pressing environmental and safety problems. UCS combines technical analysis and effective organizing and advocacy to create innovative, practical solutions for global warming, sustainable food policy and agriculture, clean energy and transportation, and reducing the threat of catastrophic nuclear war.

The Global Security Program (GSP) will host this, Kendall Fellow. GSP works to reduce the risk of nuclear war by changing US policy, highlighting the injustices of nuclear weapons development, and increasing and diversifying the seats at the table of nuclear weapons decision-making.


October 4, 2022

Assistant Professor Positions in Biostatistics and Statistics
Department of Statistics at Florida State University
Fall 2023 

The Department of Statistics at Florida State University invites applications for three Assistant Professor positions starting in August 2023. All three positions are tenure-track appointments in the Department of Statistics and provide opportunity for engagement with the large undergraduate program and vibrant M.S. and Ph.D.  programs in Statistics and Biostatistics. There are two positions in Biostatistics and one in Statistics that seek candidates whose research foci will enhance the research and graduate programs in biostatistics and, respectively, statistics. The successful candidates will join faculty with research expertise including machine learning, high dimensional data, network analyses, survival and longitudinal analysis, shape/object data analysis, causality and data privacy, to name a few (see in a collaborative environment at a comprehensive University. A Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching and academic research is required.  To apply for the Assistant Professor of Biostatistics positions, please apply at (Job ID 53039).  To apply for the Assistant Professor of Statistics position, please apply at (Job ID 53063). The deadline is 02/01/2023.  Three letters of recommendation are required. FSU is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. FSU’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: 


September 29, 2022


The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health departments of population health sciences and biostatistics seek a tenure track (assistant or associate) faculty member. This faculty appointment will be on an annual pay basis and therefore will include summer compensation 


September 12, 2022

The Public Health department at UC Merced is hiring! I am excited to share that we are hiring a tenure-track (hard money) assistant professor of public health.

Our mission is to promote and protect health in the San Joaquín Valley and the world through our research and the training of the next generation of public health leaders. The Public Health Department has had an approved PhD program in Public Health since 2017; we also have undergraduate major and minor degrees. The next stage in our growth includes the development and implementation of a stand-alone MPH program to meet the public health workforce needs in California’s Central Valley. Our current search is therefore broad, and we seek a colleague with demonstrated excellence in research in any substantive public health area and the skills to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the same. We are particularly interested in scholars with expertise in one or more of the following areas: infectious disease; global health; policy; implementation science; evaluation; and with a quantitative orientation

Please see the attached job description or click here for the application website. Please share this announcement broadly with your students, graduates, and other colleagues.


Posted August 31, 2022

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The Department of Epidemiology in the University of Iowa, College of Public Health invites applications for open-rank tenure-track faculty positions (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor)

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Posted August 8, 2022

Biostatistician I | Henry Ford Health, Detroit MI

Under general direction, plan data collection, analyze and interpret numerical data from experiments, clinical studies, survey, and other sources and applies statistical methodology to provide information for scientific or clinical research and statistical analysis. Performs statistical analysis, prepare numerical information for presentation, and prepare statistical sections of research grants and scientific publications. Assist investigators with design of less complex studies or projects.

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Posted June 17, 2022

Postdoctoral Positions | Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

There are postdoctoral positions open at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. We are looking for both environmental epidemiologists/data skills and wet-lab scientists with experience in molecular biology/epigenetics.