Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

Faculty of Science and Technology - Free University of Bolzano-Bozen
Job Description: 

The new Faculty member is expected to become a leader in quantitative sciences as they apply to agricultural and environmental sciences. Responsibilities will include teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate level, as well as collaborative research with the other members of the Faculty. Candidates with a good background (PhD level) in statistical sciences and with a research experience in statistical methods applied to agronomy, biology, ecology, hydrology are highly desirable.

Preconditions for employment are: successful completion of academic studies at an institute of higher education, pedagogical aptitude, Ph.D./doctorate and postdoctoral qualification. Candidates should prove they represent their fields in teaching/research at an internationally approved standard. Only candidates already holding at a non-Italian University an academic position equivalent to the one they apply for are eligible for the position – according to the Italian law about “chiamata diretta”.
The Free University of Bozen-Bolzano is a multi-lingual academic institution in an environment of the Southern Alps which meets tradition and innovation. The numbers of students and university teachers guarantee an intensive supervision in the various B.Sc. and M.Sc. study programs.
The newly founded Faculty of Science and Technology in Bozen (Italy) has an interdisciplinary approach by focusing in teaching and research on the sustainable development of mountain environments. Thus, the Faculty integrates disciplines of engineering, agricultural and natural sciences. We search for highly qualified and motivated scientists for building up an excellence cluster in close cooperation with other research institutions in the region and abroad on an international level.
Applications with the usual supporting information (CV, list of publications, copies of the most important papers, testimonials, certificates, etc.) should be submitted by May 15, 2010 to:

Free University of Bolzano-Bozen
Dean office – Faculty of Science and Technology
Universitätsplatz 5 • piazza Università, 5 – Building K – office 3.05
I-39100 Bolzano
phone +39 0471 017101
fax +39 0471 017009


Job Categories: 
Universities and colleges
Deadline for Application: 
May 15 2010