Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Location
Athens
Posted
Oct 19, 2016
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the College of Public Health at the University of Georgia invites applicants for two tenure track faculty positions at the assistant professor rank. The positions are academic year appointments (9 months) with an opportunity to supplement salary during the summer. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain strong and productive research program with extramural funding. Commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level and supervision of student projects and dissertation research in the department and college is further expected. The position includes 50% instruction; the successful candidate is expected to teach courses in epidemiology at the undergraduate and graduate level. Student mentoring is also expected. About the University of Georgia: The University of Georgia (UGA) is a land grant and sea grant research university with 35,000 students, 17 schools and colleges, and 1800 faculty, located in Athens. Athens is 60 miles NE of Atlanta and has a rich cultural and intellectual scene that coexists with the university, featuring diverse arts and music, a thriving downtown, college athletics, and historic neighborhoods. UGA provides excellent opportunities to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment. Investigators at UGA, both within the College of Public Health and beyond, are engaged in a wide spectrum of biomedical and public health research. Many strong collaborations between investigators at UGA and other institutions in Georgia (e.g. Emory, CDC) and beyond also exist. More information on those efforts can be found on the department and college webpage and at research.uga.edu. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status."

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a terminal degree (PhD, MD or other relevant degree) and a track record of productive research in epidemiology or closely related fields. Applicants with research in areas of chronic disease or maternal and child health are especially encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in teaching epidemiologic research designs, such as cohort and case-controls studies, is preferred.

Salary:

Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Status: Tenure-Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area