The Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor outside the tenure stream. The position is available immediately and requires a doctoral degree in epidemiology or a related discipline with post-doctoral training in epidemiology. Preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in the epidemiology of reproductive health and health disparities.
We seek a team scientist who is interested in developing his/her own independent program of research and who has the potential of sustained research funding. The faculty member will join a multi-disciplinary academic department with an extensive collaborative research portfolio and a robust teaching program in the School's fully accredited programs. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a strong record of collaborative research, extramural funding, and publications; participate in the teaching and mentoring of master's and doctoral students within the Department of Epidemiology; and contribute to the mission of the Graduate School of Public Health through service.
Salary will be commensurate with the candidate's background and experience. The corresponding salary range is $75,000 - $90,000.
Review of applications will commence upon receipt of all application materials and will continue until the position is filled. The following documents are required. Please upload them to your profile so that they are a part of your application:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover letter
3. Letter of intent
4. Research statement of current and future research directions
5. Names and contact information of three references
Please include letter of intent, CV, statement of current and future research directions and the name and contact information of 3 references. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 20001289
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