The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health is seeking applicants for one full-time faculty position in epidemiology at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with a PhD or equivalent degree in epidemiology or related discipline are encouraged to apply. Candidates are expected to develop an externally funded research program in epidemiology, teach graduate level courses, advise and mentor graduate students, and contribute to the shared governance of the School.
The OHSU-PSU SPH offers research strengths in the areas of maternal and reproductive health, social epidemiology and health disparities, sexual/gender minority health, and substance use disorders. We seek candidates to expand expertise in the areas of environmental epidemiology; maternal, reproductive, and child health; cancer epidemiology; and/or causal inference methods.
Primary Duties of the Position:
Develop a research program within the SPH, collaborating across OHSU. Publish scholarly work in peer-reviewed journals.
Teach at the masters and doctorate level within the School of Public Health and to provide mentoring to students.
Obtain federal grant funding to support research activities.
Forge research relationships that advance the strategic goals of SPH, and engage in collegial activities in support of the SPH mission.
Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree in epidemiology or related discipline by the position start date
Strong publication record in peer reviewed journals
Interest in teaching graduate level courses in epidemiology methods or substantive topic areas
Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must demonstrate potential for obtaining external research funding
The anticipated start date for this position is September 2020.
Applications must include: (1) a cover letter describing research interests and plans, teaching experience, and anticipated contributions to the OHSU-PSU SPH, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) copies of 2-3 key publications, and (4) the names and contact information for three references.
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