Tenure Track Position - Assistant Professor in Epidemiology

  • University of Memphis, School of Public Health
  • Memphis, TN, USA
  • Nov 19, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Environmental Studies Health Sciences, OT, PT, Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry Sciences and Technology: other

Job Description



The School of Public Health at the University of Memphis invites applications for a 9-month tenure track assistant professor position in Epidemiology with a research focus on or related to environmental epidemiology. The anticipated start date is August 2021. The position is in the Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Environmental Health.

Duties and responsibilities include teaching and mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students, seeking extramural grants to support investigator-led research activity in a collaborative environment, community engagement, and serving on committees to further develop, support, and enhance the Division and the School of Public Health. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain an active research program.

The CEPH accredited School of Public Health (https://www.memphis.edu/sph/contact/index.php) offers MPH degrees with concentrations in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Urban Health, and Social and Behavioral Sciences, and an MS degree in Biostatistics. The School also offers a Master of Health Administration, a Bachelor of Science in Public Health, and PHD programs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics and in Social and Behavioral Health.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Position Qualifications Candidates should have an earned doctoral degree in Epidemiology or a closely related field and experience commensurate with the academic rank of assistant professor. Candidates with a background and interest in research and teaching in environmental epidemiology, environmental epigenetic epidemiology, environmental justice and equity, occupational epidemiology, urban health, or geospatial health, are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Details

Application Address: To submit your application (cover letter, CV, three selected publications, research and teaching statement, and list of three references) for this position, please go to https://workforum.memphis.edu/  or click on this link: https://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/7496

Formal screening for this position will begin immediately and may continue until the position is filled. For questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Hongmei Zhang, at hzhang6@memphis.edu.


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