Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Epidemiology

South Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 07, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Arnold School of Public Health
Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Epidemiology

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Arnold School of Public Health (ASPH) at the University of South Carolina (UofSC) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Epidemiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This search is focused on recruiting a faculty member with expertise in advanced epidemiologic research methods.  

The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an active research program, teach courses in advanced epidemiology research methods and other epidemiology courses, mentor graduate students, and contribute to the department and school through professional service.  A qualified candidate for the rank of Assistant Professor will have an earned doctoral degree in epidemiology by the beginning date of employment, demonstrated evidence of high-quality scholarly research, and the potential to successfully compete for external research funding. A qualified candidate for the rank of Associate Professor will have an earned doctoral degree in epidemiology, a successful track record of competitive external funding in support of research, and a teaching record commensurate with experience. 

Qualified candidates will be capable of 1) teaching doctoral level courses in the theory and application of epidemiologic research methods that include causal inference, 2) enriching our curriculum in epidemiologic research methods, and 3) having strong potential to develop an independent research program, either in epidemiologic research methods or in an applied area of epidemiologic research.  Examples of existing epidemiology faculty expertise are nutrition, obesity, cancer, neurodevelopmental disability, perinatal epidemiology, infectious and parasitic diseases, health disparities, environmental and occupational epidemiology, and cardiometabolic outcomes (e.g., diabetes). Abundant collaborative clinical research opportunities exist with other medical units at UofSC. 

How to apply: Applications require: 1) letter of application; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) research statement; 4) teaching statement; and 5) contact information for three references. Submit your application at the following link: http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/85809

For additional information please contact Emily Tedesco, tedescel@mailbox.sc.edu, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 915 Greene St., Columbia, SC 29208, Telephone: (803) 777-7353, Fax: (803) 777-2524. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2021.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.