Requisition Number: 0901355
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Description: UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA: The Department of Geography and the Emerging Pathogens Institute (EPI) invites applications for a full time position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, starting August 16, 2013. This position is a nine-month, tenure accruing, research oriented position, with a specialization in quantitative spatial and spatio-temporal models to address questions in infectious diseases or public health. Specialties can include (but are not limited to) geospatial or mathematical modeling for transmission of human and animal diseases, interactions between climate and disease ecology, relationships between socio-economics and disease risk, and health intervention strategies. We seek individuals with demonstrated success in grant activity and publications in top journals. This position and its recruitment is a cooperative effort between the Department of Geography and the Emerging Pathogens Institute. The successful candidate will be expected to engage deeply in the EPI research program while maintaining good standing in teaching and service to the Geography Department and its mission, and must be able to bridge the cultures of College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and EPI. Our highly collaborative research environment provides many opportunities for working with other leading investigators to address large research questions in innovative ways.
Minimum Requirements: The successful candidate should possess a doctoral degree in Geography or other relevant disciplines.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Interested candidates are invited to submit a curriculum vita and letter of application describing his/her research program and its future to Dr. Peter Waylen, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geography, University of Florida, PO Box 117315, Gainesville, FL, 32611. We prefer that application materials be sent electronically to email@example.com and complete and online application at http://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/31925. Initial review of applications will begin February 15, 2013, and will continue until an applicant pool is identified. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to provide 3 letters of reference immediately thereafter. Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution.