Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Epidemiology

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Epidemiology

Biostatistics & Epidemiology - 303300

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Department Overview
The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) located in the Fort Worth cultural district, the University of North Texas Health Science Center is one of the fastest-growing academic health science centers in Texas. The University currently enrolls 2,700 graduate students who are pursuing degrees in public health, medicine, bio-medical science, pharmacy, physical therapy, and physician assistant studies. The University is well-positioned for rapid expansion, matching the growing population and economic vitality of the DFW Metroplex. At this time, the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Texas Christian University (TCU) are planning to launch a new allopathic (MD) medical school. This effort will establish the University of North Texas Health Science Center as one of the few campuses in the U.S. to support both an allopathic and an osteopathic college of medicine.

Position Details
The successful candidate for the ranks of Associate or Full Professor will be expected to have a well-established record of scholarship, extramurally funded research, teaching, and mentoring. The successful candidate for the rank of Assistant Professor will show strong evidence of potential as an independent researcher and scholar. All research areas of epidemiology are welcome. Other duties include teaching, mentoring of students, and service to the Department. This is a full-time, 12-month position.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications:

* PhD or equivalent in epidemiology or a related field

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Recognition of outstanding contributions as a scholar
* Successful record of sponsored research
* Ability to foster a collaborative program of research and mentor junior faculty
* Enthusiasm for teaching
* Commitment to inter-professional education and interdisciplinary research

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Candidates who can strengthen existing areas of teaching and research excellence, which include aging, cancer, health disparities, maternal and child health, substance abuse prevention, online/m-health interventions, and epidemiologic methods.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing their background and experience, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references electronically through the following website:

For questions or additional information regarding the position, contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Sumihiro Suzuki, PhD ([email protected]).

DEADLINE -- Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Pay Rate
Salary commensurate with experience

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Work Schedule
Monday - Friday

Application Types Accepted
Faculty/Executive Form

Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV?

Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals?

Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis?

Security Sensitive?

Require a valid Texas Driver's License?

Require a certification?


Official Job Title
Assistant Professor

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Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

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Posted: 10/30/2018
Application Due: 12/29/2018
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