The Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School Public Health (GSPH) invites applications for a non-tenure stream faculty position at the Assistant Professor level focusing on environmental epidemiology. This position requires a doctoral degree in epidemiology, and extensive experience in the conduct of environmental epidemiologic investigations including case-control and cross sectional studies involving acute effects of pollution and health endpoints. He or she must have a record of excellence in research, teaching and training in environmental epidemiology with experience in linkage studies with public health data. Familiarity with exposure assessment and the use of surveillance data is required. Experience in occupational health research is also desired. The individual will submit independent research grants, publish manuscripts and be responsible for all aspects of large epidemiologic studies which may include staff training and supervision, protocol adherence, quality control, participant follow-up and data collection, management and analysis. Excellence in both writing and speaking skills are required. Anticipated areas of research will include air quality and health outcomes, including asthma, cardiovascular disease and cancer associate with environmental and occupational exposures. Expertise in Geospatial analysis is desired. Applicants are expected to have a history of leadership in environmental health science with a strong and track record of research and involvement in graduate education. The successful candidate will be expected to work toward becoming independently funded within the department. This position is outside of the tenure stream and is funded by multiple foundations and governmental research agencies. Experience using SPSS statistical software, SAS and Arc GIS is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with experience. This is a 75% FTE position for two years with funding.
Internal Number: 174100
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