Assistant Professor in Epidemiology (2 positions)
Biostatistics & Epidemiology Department
University of Massachusetts Amherst
These are fully state-funded (9-month) tenure track positions. The successful candidates will join the faculty in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology.
Responsibilities will include research; teaching, at the undergraduate and graduate level; and advising masters and doctoral students enrolled in MS, MPH and PhD programs, departmental, school, and university service. Candidates will be expected to develop their own research program, and engage in collaborative research.
The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology consists of ten epidemiologists and eleven biostatisticians actively engaged in research and teaching. Department members collaborate extensively with colleagues from other units in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the university, and with investigators from the University's Medical School, the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute and the Baystate Medical Center.
Present areas of epidemiologic research include cancer, nutrition, diabetes, physical activity, gambling, social epidemiology, and reproductive health. This is a broad faculty search and we encourage applicants in all areas of epidemiology, including applicants whose research focuses on addiction and/or substance abuse, infectious disease focused on women's health issues, or cardiovascular disease/obesity.
The application review process will begin October 2, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. The earliest anticipated start date is September 2018.
Applications: Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of their research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references electronically through Interview Exchange http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=88313
Ms. Deborah Osowski, Epidemiology Search Committee, 415 Arnold House, 715 North Pleasant Street, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-9304; phone: (413)-545-4603; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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