Research Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Feb 11, 2016
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:


Job Description:

The Department of Epidemiology is recruiting a non-tenure track research faculty member at the Research Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. The Department is situated jointly within the College of Public Health and Health Professions (PHHP) and the College of Medicine (COM), in the new Clinical and Translational Research Building, facilitating collaborative multidisciplinary research and focus. 

Faculty members teach in the MS and PhD in Epidemiology and the Master of Public Health program and participate in student mentoring. Our current faculty are leaders in aging, cancer, cardiac, chronic, environmental, infectious, substance abuse and psychiatric epidemiology. The Department works closely with the NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and is home to HealthStreet and a Fogarty International Center Training Grant.

The University of Florida is located in Gainesville, FL, which has been ranked the Best Place to Live in the US by Sperling and Sander's Cities Ranked & Rated. The College of Public Health and Health Professions and the College of Medicine are in the University's Health Science Center, which also includes the Colleges of Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Veterinary Health. The Health Science Center also partners with the immediately adjacent UF Health Shands Hospital, and Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, and the UF Health Science Center Regional campus located in Jacksonville, FL. Additional major institutes and centers located at the University of Florida include the Emerging Pathogens Institute, the Institute of Child Health Policy, the UF Health Cancer Center, the UF Genetics Institute, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the McKnight Brain Institute, all of which provide state-of-the-art environments and access to large data sets for faculty collaboration.

Advertised Salary:

Salary is negotiable, commensurate with rank

Minimum Requirements:

An appropriate doctoral level degree in epidemiology or a relevant related discipline. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful candidates must have substantial expertise in Epidemiology, a strong publication record, demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring, and have an established record of funding.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, a CV, and three letters of recommendation. 

This position is open until filled.  Review of applications will begin immediately. 

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

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

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required:No

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