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Department

Epidemiology or Biostatistics, College of Public Health

Position

Data Management

Rank

Assistant Professor

Discovery Themes Focus Areas

Translational Data Analytics

Description

Public health data management and synthesis is the systematic application of various methods from the fields of data analytics, statistics, information science, computer science, and technology to advance understanding in public health and health system practice, research, and education. With increasing use of and modernization of information systems, health information technology is becoming more central to public health and healthcare. Public health practitioners must be able to gather and synthesize relevant information effectively in order to improve health outcomes. Such faculty may also be integral to major multicenter studies and trials that require data management, synthesis and coordination.

At Ohio State, we are building data analytics and public health informatics capacities to collect, evaluate, and disseminate health information. We aim to align information infrastructure to support access to big data. A foundation in data analytics will allow the College of Public Health to have a greater impact, both locally and globally,   and to respond to health threats more efficiently.

Qualifications

In order to solve current public health challenges, we seek applicants who will build campus-wide collaborations and initiate innovative research projects in applied public health data management.

 

Application Instructions

Please submit your cover letter, CV, and 5 samples of publications in peer-reviewed journals to the College of Public Health Human Resources office at cph-hr@osu.edu

 

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.