Senior Biostatistician/Faculty Leader.

University of South Florida
Job Location
3650 Spectrum Blvd
Tampa, FL 33612
The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and salary will be based upon the University of South Florida pay scale.
Job Description

The Health Informatics Institute (HII) at the University of South Florida is seeking an Associate or Full Professor in Biostatistics to fill a non-tenure earning position as a Senior Biostatistician/Faculty Leader. The Institute is NIH funded as a data coordinating center for several large clinical networks and actively participates in the design and conduct of epidemiological studies and clinical trials.


This position will conduct collaborative research and provide active support for ongoing Institute activities, especially the TEDDY type 1 diabetes study. Opportunities exist for collaborations in other NIH funded and privately funded type 1 diabetes research and disease prevention projects. The Institute is seeking candidates with expertise in clinical trials; however other areas of statistical application are sought after as well. Opportunities exist for teaching and graduate student mentoring, if desired.


The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and salary will be based upon the University of South Florida pay scale. The incumbent has potential to be appointed as Associate Director of the Institute and become the Principal Investigator on one or more studies.



Qualifications: All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Biostatistics, Computer Science, Physics, Math, Biology, or a related discipline, and have demonstrated productivity and leadership in their chosen field, and should complement existing strengths in the Institute, which include epidemiology, biostatistics, clinical genetics, statistical genetics and bioinformatics. The successful candidate will have also demonstrated excellence and creativity in research.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a statement of interest as pdf files to [email protected]. Candidates should also arrange for five letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the above email address. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible.  Interested candidates should also apply at [email protected]. (Job Opening ID 5219)

About Our Organization

About the Health Informatics Institute

The HII is comprised of a diverse team of 30 faculty and more than 120 staff with expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology, health informatics, computer science, genetics, nutrition, psychology, pediatrics, public health, clinical trials, and health services research. With funding from the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and other sources, the Institute provides the technical means to facilitate interaction and contributions in knowledge among physicians and patients throughout the U.S. and international communities. By strengthening this vital network, the Institute aims to improve research on many different types of diseases. For more information about the HII, please visit

For more information about the TEDDY study, please visit

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