University at Buffalo, SUNY - Chair, Department of Biostatistics

NY, Buffalo

The School of Public Health and Health Professions at the University at Buffalo (UB), State University at New York (SUNY), invites inquiries, nominations and applications for the position of professor and chair in the Department of Biostatistics. Together with faculty and school leadership, the next chair is expected to develop, promote and support a compelling vision for moving the department forward.

The school seeks an accomplished researcher and educator distinguished by excellence in both statistical research and academic leadership. The successful chair candidate will possess the knowledge, vision and energy to steward the growth and success of Biostatistics in the ongoing pursuit of its academic, research and service missions. The department chair is a 12-month appointment that reports to the dean, supported by the State of New York and represented by United University Professions. To learn more, download the leadership profile.

U.S. News and World Report ranks the School of Public Health and Health Professions among the nation’s top schools of public health. The school comprises five academic departments: Biostatistics; Community Health and Health Behavior; Epidemiology and Environmental Health; Exercise and Nutrition Sciences; and Rehabilitation Science. School faculty take part in global research befitting a R1 institution and interdisciplinary collaboration focusing on improving public health.

The University at Buffalo is the largest and most comprehensive public research university in the SUNY and one of the system’s two flagship institutions. A member of the Association of American Universities, UB offers an inclusive environment that supports big thinking, creative freedom and vast possibilities for achievement. The university has set a course for excellence across academic endeavors, research and scholarship, and student education, with the aspirational goal of being among the nation’s top 25 public research universities in the next decade.

WittKieffer is assisting the University at Buffalo in this search, which will remain open until an appointment is made. Applicants should submit a CV or resume and letter of interest using the buttons below. Nominations and inquiries can be directed to Philip Tang and Sandra Chu at

The University at Buffalo is committed to ensuring equal employment, educational opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, familial status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction status.