The Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the level of Associate Professor or Professor. The position is available immediately and requires a doctoral degree in epidemiology or another doctoral degree with advanced training in epidemiology, a track record of funded research in the epidemiology of chronic disease, in particular cardiovascular disease, and experience in the conduct and analysis of large cohort studies. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading research in the epidemiology of chronic disease, which could include cardiovascular disease, obesity and diabetes, or nutrition. Of particular interest are candidates who bring expertise in novel risk assessment methodologies applied to human population research and the coordination of multi-center studies. These may include biochemical, genetic, or imaging methods or personal or environmental monitoring. The individual will lead a program of research demonstrated by independent research funding, publication of manuscripts and leadership at local, national and international research conferences. The successful candidate will advance the Department's curriculum and will mentor doctoral students, post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty within the epidemiology program. The position is in the tenure stream. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Send letter of intent, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names of three references by E-mail to: Position # 0138492 , c/o K. Hanahan, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 5127 Public Health, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261; E-mail: KMH231@pitt.edu EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Application Process: please refer to job description.
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae, Other (see posting for additional details)
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19006344
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.