Abramson Cancer Center - Assistant Professor of Epidemiology PositionsLocation:
Philadelphia, PAOpen Date:
Sep 12, 2023Close Date:
Sep 12, 2025Description:
The Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for several Assistant Professor positions in either the non-tenure clinician educator track or the tenure track. Expertise is required in the specific area of cancer epidemiology methods development and applications, with the ability to establish oneself as a research leader. Expertise in study design and analysis, cancer prevention / interception, clinical trials, precision medicine, implementation science, or similar research frameworks is preferred. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.
Teaching responsibilities will include participation in epidemiology PhD, MPH, and MSCE training programs, as well as teaching epidemiology courses in other biomedical programs. Candidates are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring.
Research or scholarship responsibilities will include the development of innovative leading-edge epidemiologic methods as well as collaborative research projects at the Abramson Cancer Center.
Tenure track applicants will focus primarily on the development of innovative leading-edge cancer epidemiologic methods and applications, with secondary emphasis on collaborative research projects within the Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine. Clinician-Educator track applicants who have outstanding productivity in collaborative research, as well as some methodological research, are also encouraged to apply. There is a rich mix of ongoing biomedical research programs at the Abramson Cancer Center to provide motivation and opportunities for the development of novel methods on wide-ranging domains of biomedical, clinical, and translational science.
The University of Pennsylvania is a vibrant team-science-oriented environment with elite biomedical research collaborators that is ideal for collaboration and application-driven methodological research. The Division of Epidemiology includes over 65 full-time faculty with either a primary or secondary appointment who have diverse expertise across many different health-related and methodological areas. Ours is one of 3 divisions constituting the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, an integral part of Penn Medicine, one of the nation’s top medical school and academic health systems, with strong links to the Abramson Cancer Center. Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center is a world leader in cancer research, patient care and education. The placement of Epidemiology in the Perelman School of Medicine with world-class medical, biological, and population scientists, as part of an integrated campus including the Wharton School of Business, School of Arts and Sciences, and the School of Engineering and Applied Science and other premier biomedical research institutions including the Abramson Cancer Center provides the ideal setting for cross-disciplinary collaboration and impactful quantitative research.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
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