Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to student learning, research, healthcare and service, seeks applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Family and Community Medicine, beginning as soon as the position is filled. Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor is preferred, though candidates at the Assistant Professor with at least 2 years of experience and full Professor level will be accepted for review.
We seek a PhD or MD with a strong track record in research and scholarship in the fields of family medicine or primary care health services with research interests in one or more of the following: behavioral health, substance abuse, pain management, trauma, access to care, comparative effectiveness, collaborative care, clinical epidemiology, or patient centered outcomes is sought. This faculty position – fully funded for 3 years – will be expected to develop an independent research program covering about 50% of their effort through external grant funding, lecture in the School of Medicine, mentor faculty, residents and students in their research, (part-time clinical time for MD applicants) and contribute to supporting other activities in the Division of Research as needed. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple research projects, conduct data analysis and supervise support staff is preferred. A strong publication record and experience as a funded principal investigator is strongly desired.
Although there are no regular teaching assignments for this position, periodic lectures will be required. Current funded projects representing partial salary support is desired, though research faculty are not required to cover 100% of salary from grants. Department support will be available to permit faculty to mentor students, residents and junior faculty.
Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Please submit application at http://jobs.slu.edu. Application must include a curriculum vita, example of scholarly work, and cover letter describing research area of interest and any plans for the future. In addition to applying online, applicants may send these materials to:
Jeffrey Scherrer, PhD, Professor and Research Division Director, Department of Family and Community Medicine, 1402 South Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63104, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone calls with questions are welcome, 314-977-8480.
Saint Louis University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.