Assistant Professor of Biostatistics - University of California Los Angeles

The Department of Biostatistics in the UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health ( is searching for 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 and Science. The UCLA Department of Biostatistics has a strong history of and commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

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

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online. 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 statement on equity, diversity, and inclusion. All applications should be submitted electronically using the UCLA Academic Recruit portal at

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.

UCLA is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity 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.