The Division of Gerontology in the Department of Epidemiology and
Public Health of the University of Maryland School of Medicine is
seeking a division director at the associate or full professor
The successful candidate for the division head position will be a
national leader with commitment to conducting and fostering
interdisciplinary research in the epidemiology of aging and
gerontology, and will have a record of extramural research funding
and demonstrated leadership and management capabilities.
The division director is expected to develop and enhance
collaborative research within the division, department and medical
system, and actively teach and participate in the department's
training programs for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.
Opportunities to teach medical students also are possible.
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. 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
Qualifications: Ph.D. and/or M.D. with significant research
training and experience, experience collaborating in an
interdisciplinary research setting, and training or experience in
epidemiology and/or gerontology are required.
TO APPLY :
Interested applicants should apply online and include: cover letter
indicating research interests, CV, and names of 3 references.
Reference position # 03-307-143.
Questions about this position should be directed to Hannah Andrews
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity,
Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to