Associate Professor, Educator - Public Health Sciences (Epidemiology & Population Health Sciences)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-02-26
Req: R100044791
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Job Description
Associate Professor, Educator
Division of Epidemiology & Population Health Sciences

The Division of Epidemiology & Population Health Sciences in the Department of Public Health Sciences is seeking an exceptional candidate with teaching and mentoring experience for the University of Miami’s Graduate Programs in Public Health. The University of Miami’s Graduate Programs in Public Health has a proven track record of culturally specific public health innovations and prepares students for the public health challenges of the 21st century.
The successful candidate will be a faculty member in the Division of Epidemiology & Population Health Sciences. This is not a tenure-track position.

Academic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead, develop and implement collaborations both within and outside of the University of Miami

  • Develop active portfolio of academic teaching, research, and publications

  • Apply for research grants to support own research

  • Plan and organize seminars and symposia

  • Lecture in other courses as requested

  • Serve on ethics committees at MSOM and affiliated hospitals as requested

  • Write and publish academic papers in journals, both independently and with co-authors

  • Provide opportunities and guidance to students seeking to publish research articles and public health communications across multiple platforms

  • Mentor graduate and medical students at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and at the Coral Gables and Marine campuses, as appropriate

  • Present research at conferences


  • MD, MD/PhD, MD/MPH or PhD degree with specific graduate training in epidemiology or public health

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Must meet departmental and institutional standards of teaching

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills to communicate with faculty, staff, and students

  • Must demonstrate the ability to meet responsibilities of the position

  • Effective oral and written communication skills including teaching experience, presentations at scientific meetings, and scientific journal and/or textbook publications

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and CV electronically to:

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

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Posted: 2/27/2021
Application Due: 5/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time