Epidemiology-Biostatistics Faculty Position

Associate or Full Professor (Tenure Track or Tenured) – Epidemiology and Biostatistics Faculty Position in New York City

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The Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) at the City University of New York (CUNY) is dedicated to providing cutting edge graduate degree programs and to identifying, designing, implementing and evaluating public health initiatives that promote social justice. The mission of the school is to promote public health policies to improve the health of populations. CUNY SPH faculty members are recognized leaders in health policy, community health interventions, epidemiology and biostatistics, and public health informatics, among other areas. Faculty and students are actively engaged in promoting healthy cities in a healthy world. CUNY SPH is located in a new vertical campus in the heart of Harlem in New York City.

CUNY SPH’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics seeks a tenured or tenure-track faculty at the Associate or Full Professor level who will: 1) work to strengthen and develop graduate-level training programs in epidemiology and biostatistics; 2) teach graduate courses in epidemiology and biostatistics and mentor graduate students; 3) lead and publish high impact research in epidemiology and/or biostatistics; 4) collaboratively seek external research funding with multi-disciplinary teams.

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is a vibrant department that includes 10 faculty with formal disciplinary training in Epidemiology, Statistics, Demography, and Public Health Informatics. The Department aims to understand and improve the health of populations through research and teaching that promotes social justice and public health policy changes. With an annual total of $2 million in research grants, Epidemiology and Biostatistics faculty members are actively engaged in cutting edge research to address critical and current public health problems domestically and globally. The Department offers an MPH in Epidemiology, MPH in Biostatistics,and a Doctor of Public Health (DPH) degree in Epidemiology. Our mission is to train the next cadre of public health practitioners, epidemiologists and biostatisticians in rigorous epidemiology and statistical methods and their applications to pressing and real-life public health problems. Currently, 77 MPH students and 32 DPH students are pursuing degrees in Epidemiology with us. To view a sample of recent publications by our faculty, please click here.


QUALIFICATIONS: A preferred candidate should have: 

  • PhD in epidemiology, biostatistics, or related field with strong methodological training
  • Seven years of faculty experience
  • Demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching graduate level epidemiology courses and mentoring graduate students
  • An outstanding publication record in public health that would warrant appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level
  • Active portfolio of extramurally funded research
  • Demonstrated track record and commitment to applied research in communities, workplaces, health departments, or other non-academic settings
  • Expertise in chronic, non-communicable diseases



CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.