Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Member of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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 an open rank, tenure track faculty position. The position is an academic year appointment (9 months) with an opportunity to supplement salary during the summer. The anticipated starting date is August 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong and productive research program with extramural funding. Commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level and student mentoring and supervision of projects and dissertation research in the department and college is further expected. 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. The University of Georgia is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from individuals in under-represented groups. 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 and experience commensurate with appointment to the rank of assistant professor, associate professor or professor. Required qualifications are outlined in http://publichealth.uga.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/CPH-PT-Process-Procedures-Criteria-FINAL-adopted-2.20.15.pdf
Preferred Qualifications: A track record of external funding is highly desired. The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong and productive research program with extramural funding. Commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level and student mentoring and supervision of projects and dissertation research in the department and college is further expected.
Faculty Rank: Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Tenure Status: Tenure-Track
Employee Percentage: 100%
Location od Vacancy: Athens Area