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Assistant / Associate Professor - Biostatistics - 1402340

Deadline: January 23, 2015  12:00:00 am


Requisition Title

Assistant / Associate Professor - Biostatistics-1402340

Job Field: Tenure Stream

Faculty / Division: Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Department: Public Health, Dalla Lana School of

Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting: Dec 2, 2014

Job Closing: Jan 23, 2015 Open Until Filled




The Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) at the University of Toronto, is seeking an outstanding candidate for a tenure-stream appointment within the Division of Biostatistics, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The expected starting date is July 1, 2015.

Candidates must have, a PhD or equivalent in biostatistics, statistics, or related quantitative field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter. Interests in the development of biostatistical methods, in applied collaborative research, and in graduate training and classroom teaching, are expected. Preference will be given to candidates whose core research in statistical methodology is accompanied by evidence of well-developed collaborative applications. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. Individuals from all areas of biostatistics are encouraged to apply. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Dalla Lana School of Public Health, which began as one of four Rockefeller Foundation-supported Schools of Hygiene in 1927, and in 2013 became a standalone faculty of Public Health, is a regional and global leader in public health education, research and service, with the largest concentrations of academic population and public health researchers in Canada. The DLSPH has a rich history of research and training. The DLSPH is making major contributions in areas such as chronic disease, infectious disease, and genetic epidemiology; health policy and health system management; health services research; social determinants of health and social epidemiology; global health; addictions; occupational and environmental health; and biostatistics methodological research. Research and training are conducted in a trans-disciplinary environment with collaborators throughout the University, such as its top-rated schools of medicine, nursing, engineering, law, and business; with closely affiliated government agencies; and with a wide range of global partners. The DLSPH has recently begun an ambitious program of expansion and new initiatives in the health of cities and communities, global health equity and innovation, and the integration of public health with primary care, with scholarship in biostatistics playing a key role. Details can be found by exploring the DLSPH website (

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking below.  Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a statement outlining current and future research interests. For questions regarding this position, please contact

Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to Melodie Buhagiar, via email to

All application materials should be submitted online. Applications received on or before January 23, 2015 will be considered first, and reviews of subsequent applications will continue until the position is filled.

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

For more information on the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, please visit our website at:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


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