The Department of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, tenure-leading position in Epidemiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, research, mentoring and service. A preference will be given to applicants with a focus on cancer or infectious disease epidemiology research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses that support the epidemiology degree programs, maintain a successful research program, and contribute to service at the department, college and university levels.
Required qualifications include: a PhD in epidemiology or an equivalent degree with advanced training in epidemiology, strong verbal and written communication skills, commitment to teaching and mentoring, and proven record of, or potential for, external funding and scholarly research and a record of peer-reviewed publications.
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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