ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - Non-communicable Diseases Epidemiology

Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 27, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Posting Number F0712P Working Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - Non-communicable Diseases Epidemiology Department Public Health Epidemiology and Biostatistics About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia ( UGA ), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Posting Type External Retirement Plan Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2021 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job Posting Date 08/27/2020 Job Closing Date Open until filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications should be uploaded as a single PDF file to “other document 1” and include
the following: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) research statement, 4) teaching statement, 5) list of at least three references, 6) unofficial transcripts. We encourage submission of reference letters directly by the referees by the application deadline stated below. The application PDF file and reference letters should be submitted online at Questions may be directed to the Associate Department Head, Dr. Andreas Handel ( All applications received by December 15th, 2020 will receive full consideration. Applications received after that day may be considered until the search has closed.'

Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Details

Classification Title Assistant Professor FLSA Faculty Rank Assistant Professor Contract Type Academic (9 mo.) Tenure Status Tenure Track Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline.

Position Summary

Tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor rank, with a special focus on non-communicable diseases epidemiology. The position is an academic year appointment (9 months) with an opportunity to supplement salary during the summer.

Additional Requirements

Applicants must have a terminal degree (PhD, MD or other relevant degree) in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or closely related field.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Candidates should demonstrate the promise of moving towards excellence in research productivity and have a background commensurate with appointment to the rank of assistant professor.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Applicants with research experience in non-communitable disease epidemiology or biostatistical methods with history of external funding are especially encouraged to apply.

Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? Is driving a responsibility of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


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