Assistant Professor of EpidemiologyLocation:
Department of Public Health SciencesOpen Date:
Sep 19, 2022Close Date:
Sep 29, 2023Description:
The Department of Public Health Sciences (DPHS) seeks applicants to apply for one full-time, tenure-track/tenured positions to start in summer 2023. The new faculty will join a dynamic group of 23 full time departmental faculty who are dedicated to a team science approach and collaboration with other Clemson University researchers, clinician-researchers at the PRISMA Health System (Greenville and Columbia, SC), Clemson Rural Health and the new DPHS Center for Public Health Modeling, Preparedness and Response. The new faculty will contribute to strengthening and leading statewide initiatives to improve the state’s population health, reduce health disparities, and increase efficiency of healthcare systems. DPHS faculty members integrate research (spanning clinics to communities), education and service, employing innovative approaches, leveraging enabling technologies, and embracing unique partnerships with communities and clinicians.
For this position, we seek applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in epidemiology. Research topics are open including chronic disease, cancer, environmental health, infectious disease, maternal and child health, mental health, healthcare access and health disparities. The incumbent will teach a negotiated load of graduate and/or undergraduate courses in one (or more) of our degree programs including MS/PhD in Applied Health Research & Evaluation degree program, Master of Public Health program, Graduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Research, and BS in Health Science degree program.
Candidates must have a strong interest in building a funded research portfolio, working collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams, and obtaining research grants. Competitive applicants will be those with a doctorate degree, strong theoretical training, quantitative and/or qualitative research skills, and excellent oral and written communication. We are looking for faculty members who will shape the next generation of innovation in health research. The incumbent will provide service to the department/college/university through committee membership, mentoring students, and other opportunities to help advance the academic environment.
About Clemson University:Qualifications:
Clemson University is a doctoral granting R1 research, land-grant institution for the State of South Carolina enrolling approximately 21,650 undergraduates and 5,688 graduate students with 24% representing racial/ethnic minorities. Seven interdisciplinary colleges house strong programs in health science, architecture, engineering, science, agriculture, business, social sciences, arts and education. A faculty of 1,400 and staff of 3,500 support 80 undergraduate degree offerings, 74 master’s degree programs and 48 Ph.D. programs. An annual budget of approximately $1.3 billion, and an endowment of $1.007 billion fund programs and operations. The University has competitive research expenditures of over $114 million per year. Research and economic development activities are enhanced by public-private partnerships at 3 innovation campuses and 6 research and education centers located throughout South Carolina. Clemson University is ranked 30th among national public universities by U.S. News & World Report.
Successful candidates for the position will meet the following requirements:
- Hold an earned doctorate in epidemiology or related field. A clinical doctorate with relevant research and training in epidemiological research will also be considered
- Maintain an active research agenda with projects that seek to prevent diseases and improve population health
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Additional preferred qualifications:
- Previous research and working relationships with healthcare systems
- Previous exposure and/or current interest in working in a team-science environment
Interested individuals may apply via the Faculty Job Board at https://www.clemson.edu/employment/prospective/findjobs.html. An overview of our department is available here. Questions and further information about the position may be directed to: Kathleen Cartmell, PhD, MPH, Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.