Position Description: The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine is recruiting a non-tenure track junior faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor to join the Division of Gerontology.
Candidates engaged in or successfully completing NIH career development awards and who are on the path to further funding are strongly preferred.
About the Division of Gerontology:
The division's seven faculty members have ongoing multidisciplinary research programs in hip fracture recovery, mobile health technologies, long-term care, women's health, chronic care and disease management, trauma and emergency care, and methods for studying older persons. Gerontology division faculty collaborate with others throughout the University of Maryland Baltimore campus, which includes six professional schools (medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, social work, and law), other University of Maryland campuses, as well as those in other academic and industry settings. The division also is the administrative home for the campus-wide Center for Research on Aging and the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center.
About the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
The department, which comprises 45 full-time faculty members, has strong research programs in cancer epidemiology, genomic and infectious disease epidemiology, translational toxicology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and health disparities and population health. The department is also the home for doctoral degree programs in Epidemiology and Human Genetics, and in Gerontology, as well as Master's programs in epidemiology, clinical research, and public health.
Qualifications: A doctoral (Ph.D., MD/PhD) in Epidemiology, Public Health, Psychology, or related field is preferred. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated track record of scientific productivity reflected in peer-reviewed publications and sponsored research experience, preferably in the form of a career development award. Candidates must be interested in collaboration with colleagues in multiple disciplines.
How to apply: Interested applicants should apply online and include: CV, names and contact information for 3 references, and a detailed letter highlighting qualifications and interests in becoming a faculty member in the department. Reference position # 03-307-150
The University of Maryland Baltimore is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Organization: School of Medicine - Clinical Departments
Job Posting: Apr 9, 2019
Internal Number: 120661
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.