Open Rank - Continuing Non-Tenure Track - Statistician

Villanova University - Villanova, PA

Full-time
The M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing at Villanova University seeks nominations and applications for a full-time 12 month faculty position with preparation in statistics or related field. The successful candidate will assist and advise faculty on the design of research and scholarly projects using valid and reliable techniques; assist in analysis and interpretation of statistical data, and participate in the preparation of grant applications and publications. This person will teach selected graduate courses in area of expertise. Engage in scholarly work in area of specialty and actively participate as a member of the expanding Research Enterprise in the College. Maintain active involvement in the College, University and professional community.
Villanova University is a Catholic institution of higher learning sponsored by the Augustinian Order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of the university's mission. Villanova University is an AA/EEO employer who seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Further information about the Fitzpatrick College of Nursing can be found at www.villanova.edu/nursing.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist and advise faculty on the design of research and scholarly projects using valid and reliable techniques.
Assist in analysis and interpretation of statistical data.
Participate in the preparation of grant applications and publications.
Teach selected graduate courses in area of expertise.
Engage in scholarly work in area of specialty, and maintain active involvement in the College, University and professional community.

Minimum Qualifications
PhD in statistics or related field.
Familiarity and prior experience working with nursing and/or health related research required.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Philosophy commensurate with Villanova University’s mission and values required.
Evidence of scholarly work in area of expertise.

Preferred Qualifications
Expertise in quantitative statistics and bio-statistics highly desired.
Experience in analysis of large data sets and experience working in interdisciplinary teams highly desired.
Evidence of working knowledge of current and emerging statistical methods.
Knowledge of psychometrics preferred.
Experience with federal grant funding, such as NIH, NSF, etc. desired.
Previous experience in a college or university academic program.

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours

Special Message to Applicants
Statement regarding candidate’s understanding of Villanova’s mission and values and three letters of reference required at time of interview. Official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate degrees, criminal background check, FBI fingerprints and PA Child Abuse Clearance are required for appointment.

Posting Date: 04/03/2019

Closing Date (12am ET):
Open Until Filled:
Salary Posting Information: Competitive

Salary Band:
Job Classification: faculty

To apply, visit: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/15933

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values. Villanova University is committed to providing leadership in the attainment of equal employment for all individuals. It is the policy and practice of Villanova University to recruit and select applicants on the basis of their qualifications and abilities. This effort is in compliance with all federal and state laws, including Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.