Assistant/Associate Professor - Infectious Disease

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Logo Posting Number FAC00174PO18 Advertised Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Infectious Disease Campus Columbia College/Division Arnold School of Public Health Department ASPH Epidemiology and Biostatistics Advertised Salary Range Commensurate with experience Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per Week Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured Job Search Category Faculty About UofSC

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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Arnold School of Public Health (ASPH) at the University of South Carolina (USC) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Epidemiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This recruitment is specifically targeted for candidates with specialized expertise in infectious disease epidemiology with strong potential to develop an independent research program in the epidemiology of infectious disease at the ASPH. The successful applicant will have an earned doctoral degree or equivalent training in epidemiology, demonstrated evidence of high-quality scholarly research, and the potential to successfully compete for external research funding. For the rank of Associate Professor, applicants must have successful track record of competitive external funding in support of research and appropriate teaching experience.

Required Education and Experience

The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an active research program, teach courses in infectious disease epidemiology and other epidemiology courses, mentor graduate students, and contribute to the department and school through professional service.

Preferred Qualifications Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2019 Job Open Date 09/19/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an earned doctoral degree, or equivalent training, in epidemiology from an accredited program in epidemiology (e.g., a PhD in a biomedical or public health discipline and a Masters degree in epidemiology)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many first-author papers have you published in the peer-reviewed epidemiologic literature?
    • None
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4 or more
  3. * Can you provide evidence of your potential to successfully compete for external research funding?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you able to teach courses in infectious disease epidemiology and other epidemiology courses?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Have you mentored graduate or other students?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References and Contact Information
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Research Statement
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 4/17/2019
    Application Due: 4/27/2019
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