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OPEN RANK TENURE-TRACK POSITION

Requisition # 73975

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, July 13th, 2020
College:College of Public Health
Department:Epidemiology

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Epidemiology in the University of Iowa, College of Public Health invites applications for an open-rank tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor). We welcome applicants with experience in any area of epidemiology, including clinical and population-based studies, cancer, chronic/noncommunicable diseases, nutrition, infectious diseases, molecular and genetic, reproductive and perinatal, injury and disability, social epidemiology, health disparities or the use of technology for disease monitoring and intervention; or equivalent areas.



The College of Public Health is nationally ranked as among the top 10 publicly supported schools of public health and has a diverse research portfolio.  The College is located on the main health campus in direct proximity to the other health sciences colleges (Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry).  The Department of Epidemiology partners with the University’s Carver College of Medicine and research and training relations with the Iowa Department of Public Health.  The University of Iowa is home to the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center, and to the Iowa Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences, an NIH CTSA program hub. Core departmental resources for clinical epidemiology and outcomes research include the Preventive Intervention Center, the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study (MOST) cohort, and the Health Effectiveness Research Center. 



Iowa City, the sixth largest city in Iowa, is consistently voted one of the best places to live in the U.S.  It is one of only two UNESCO Cities of Literature in the U.S. and enjoys a vibrant artistic community.  With 33,564 students, the University is one of the state’s largest employers.  The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been included in the US News and World Report’s list of “America’s Best Hospitals” for 26 years in a row.



To apply for this position, please visit http://jobs.uiowa.edu, faculty requisition #73975.  Candidates should provide a letter of interest, research statement, curriculum vitae and names of three references. Please address inquiries and nominations to the search committee chair, Kelli Ryckman, at kelli-ryckman@uiowa.edu or call (319)384-1562.  Additional information about the department is available at http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/epi/



The Department of Epidemiology, the College of Public Health and the University of Iowa are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty.  Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.



 

Education Requirement:

Applicants must hold a PhD or other doctorate in epidemiology or in a relevant field or a MD with experience in epidemiology or relevant field.

Required Qualifications:

For consideration at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level, applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate students; excellence in epidemiologic methods; exceptional potential for an extramurally-funded research program; and a track record of scholarly research including peer-reviewed publications.  Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to promoting a diverse academic environment. 



In addition, for consideration at the tenure-track Associate and Full Professor level, applicants must also have a commensurate record of teaching experience; commensurate record of publications in peer-reviewed publications; and commensurate record of extramurally-funded research.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Research Statement
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information


Contact:Michele M Hogue - michele-hogue@uiowa.edu
Cpub-Public Health Admin
College of Public Health Building
145 North Riverside Drive
S173 CPHB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-384-1545
Department URL: https://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/epi/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.

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