The Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. The position is available immediately and requires a doctoral degree in epidemiology or a related discipline with post-doctoral training in Epidemiology. Candidates should have training and experience in the conduct and analysis of large cohort studies and/or prevention clinical trials of chronic disease. Successful candidates will be responsible for developing research in the epidemiology of maternal and child health. Of particular interest are candidates who bring expertise in novel epidemiologic methods such as geospatial analysis, ecological momentary assessment and mixed qualitative and quantitative methods that support work that addresses disparities, equity and social context in pregnancy and birth outcomes, reproductive health, or women's health. The position will require that candidate obtain independent research grant funding, publish manuscripts and develop an independent program of research. Successful candidate will also develop coursework and mentor master and doctoral degree students within the epidemiology program. The position is in the tenure stream. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled.
Internal Number: 148492
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