St. George’s University in Grenada is hiring a SOM - Assistant Professor Biostatistics, Public Health & Preventive Medicine on Caribjob today.
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The Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (DPHPM) at St. Georges University is seeking a candidate at the level of Assistant Professor in Biostatistics to serve as a full time faculty member of the DPHPM, within the Epidemiology Track, in the Masters of Public Health program. All applicants should have expertise in the areas of research methodology and epidemiology
- Deliver lectures in basic principles of Biostatistics, and data management and analysis using SPSS, R, Epi Info. etc. to graduate students.
- Deliver lectures to medical students.
- Analyze large data sets and set up data management systems.
- Provide statistical support to faculty both within the department and throughout the university.
- Collaborate with local and regional organizations.
- Engage in course directorship, lecture planning, preparation and delivery.
- Develop course material that can be used across a number of platforms.
- Actively engage students using creative and innovative strategies via a dual delivery platform.
- Review and assess students work while providing constructive feedback for personal growth and development of student.
- Use appropriate assessment tools.
- Be familiar with program policies and procedures.
- Advise students on all matters related to the program and its completion.
- Maintain student academic records.
- Provide guidance and work closely with students on their Capstone Integrated Learning Experience (CILE) projects/papers.
- Collaboratively design and build competency-based assignments with faculty to support the development of the track and program.
- Identify needs and develop resources and initiatives to enhance student performance.
- Work on special projects and tasks as assigned by the HP&A Track Director or by the DPHPM Chair.
- Participate in professional development activities that contribute to professional learning.
- Engage in research and service activities for personal growth and development.
- Actively participate in departmental committees and inter-departmental committees.
Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Strong commitment to student development.
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Strong computer skills and the ability to quickly learn new technology.
- Strong research skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Familiarity with developing competency-based assessments
- Strong work ethic
- Ability to work collaboratively with a team and work independently.
- Work with faculty, staff, and students in a congenial and professional manner and maintain confidentiality.
- Cognizant of his/her/their role in projecting a positive image of SGU and DPHPM.
- Committed to ongoing professional development.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
The position is a 10-month annually renewable appointment, paid over 12 months. The schedule is determined in collaboration with the Chair, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. The Assistant Professor becomes an integral member of the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine and is expected to contribute proactively to the departmental mission and vision.
If you have any questions email Dr. Christine Richards at [email protected]
- A doctoral degree in Biostatistics or Epidemiology or MD and MPH degrees in Biostatistics or Epidemiology.
- A minimum of 2-3 years experience teaching in higher education.
- Experience advising students on research.
- Experience analyzing data sets.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
- This is a full time position in the Caribbean island of Grenada.
- To ensure full consideration, complete application materials including CV, Cover Letter and names and email address of three references must be submitted.
- A teaching philosophy/teaching portfolio.
- Salary is competitive and paid in US dollars.
- Review of applicants will be ongoing until the position is filled.
St. George's University (SGU) is a leading center of international medical education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the island of Grenada, in the West Indies. SGU has helped change lives through its more than 21,000 alumni, which include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals across the world.