Asst Professor - Population Health
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Description of Department:
The Department of Integrative Physiology offers BA, MS, and PhD degrees in integrative physiology. The faculty roster includes 23 tenured and tenure-eligible faculty and 9 instructors. The undergraduate and graduate programs comprise 1830 and 65 students, respectively. For more details on the department and the university, visit our website http://www.colorado.edu/intphys/ . The Boulder campus is one of four in the University of Colorado system, and is approximately 35 miles from the CU Anschutz Medical Campus of the University of Colorado Denver.
Overview of Job Duties:
The Department of Integrative Physiology at the University of Colorado Boulder is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the area of population health sciences and epidemiology with expertise in aging, cardiometabolic disease, health measurement, sleep and circadian rhythms, behavior or nutrition as well as other relevant areas consistent with the research and teaching mission of the department.
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at [email protected].
The University of Colorado is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment and excellent benefits. Learn more about the University of Colorado by visiting https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers.
Applicants must have completed or will soon complete postdoctoral training. Previous research by the applicant must be published in premier journals. Evidence of an ability to obtain extramural funding and some teaching experience is preferred. Individuals will be expected to teach undergraduate courses for the newly established collaborative public health program http://www.colorado.edu/publichealthprogram/ or undergraduate courses offered through the Health Professions Residential Academic Program (HP-RAP) http://www.colorado.edu/hprap/ .
Responsibilities: (1) to establish an independent research program that is supported by awards from extramural agencies; (2) to contribute to the teaching mission of the undergraduate program; (3) to provide teaching and mentoring for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; and (4) to perform service for the department, university, and profession.
Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants who use a portfolio service such as Interfolio are to list the assigned, unique email address of the recommendation provider. That portfolio address will receive an automated email and will upload your reference. Additional information can be obtained by phone (303-492-3122), fax (303-492-4009), or e-mail ([email protected]).
If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or [email protected] All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below
Application Materials Instructions:1. Current curriculum vitae. 2. Letter of application stating qualifications, research goals, an explanation of how your expertise adds synergy to existing strengths in the department, and teaching qualifications. 3. Contact information for three references, who may be asked to provide letters of recommendation upon invitation. 4. Three original research articles.
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Boulder
Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10175 - Integrative Physiology
Posting Date: Sep 13, 2016
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Matthew McQueen
Posting Contact Email: [email protected]
Position Number: 00716724