Associate or Full Professor, Ladder Rank, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

  • University of California, San Francisco
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Oct 18, 2021
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Job Description


Institute for Global Health Sciences/Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California, San Francisco

Associate or Full Professor, Ladder Rank

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in partnership with the Institute for Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) invites applications for a full-time ladder rank faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor rank.

The UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEB) is the largest department of epidemiology in the University of California system and has a strong mission in education, research, and clinical activities. The Department provides a supportive academic environment for original research, including opportunities for collaboration with researchers from other departments and UCSF Schools, as well as teaching and mentoring as part of our Master's Degree in Clinical Research, our doctoral program in Epidemiology and Translational Science, and other training programs.

The Institute for Global Health Sciences (IGHS) is an Organized Research Unit reporting to the Chancellor. IGHS is a world-class interdisciplinary educational, research and service organization dedicated to improving health and reducing the burden of disease in the world's most vulnerable populations. IGHS works to integrate UCSF expertise in the health, social, and biological sciences to train global health leaders of tomorrow and develop solutions to today's most pressing health challenges. IGHS works in California and around the world to train global health leaders, help governments and organizations improve their health systems, and build sustainable solutions to improve health and eliminate disease. IGHS includes two graduate groups that sponsor master's and doctoral degrees in Global Health Sciences.

Duties: The successful candidate will conduct epidemiologic, population-based, policy, and/or clinical research funded by extramural sources and be committed to regular and ongoing teaching. Candidates must have current or recently awarded extramural funding for research in areas of interest and the ability to provide supplemental funding of own salary through extramural and other self-generated funding. In addition, the candidate will be well positioned to launch a new program on pandemic preparedness within IGHS and across UCSF. There are also opportunities for leadership within the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Qualifications: Doctorate in medicine, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, global health or a closely related field. Candidates must have a record of excellence and accomplishment in original research in population-based or clinical epidemiology and extramural funding for research in areas of interest. Preference will be given to candidates with areas of research compatible with current departmental and IGHS programs and who have a demonstrated a track record in transitioning to independent research and associated research funding.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Application Details

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Please apply online at, with a CV, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and 3 reference contacts.

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