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OPEN RANK ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, OR FULL PROFESSOR

Requisition # 75019

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, November 21st, 2023
College:College of Public Health
Department:Epidemiology

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Epidemiology Faculty Position 



Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health 



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 infectious diseases, clinical, interventional, and population-based studies, cancer, chronic/noncommunicable diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, nutrition, molecular and genetic, maternal and child health, injury, disability, social epidemiology, health disparities, use of technology for disease monitoring and intervention, or other areas.   



The Department provides a strong infrastructure for epidemiology research including prospective observational studies, interventional/clinical/pragmatic trials, and established laboratories for molecular methods.  Areas of particular priority are infectious diseases epidemiology and preventive and interventional epidemiology. 



Applicants can take advantage of core department resources for prevention research, clinical epidemiology, and outcomes research including the Preventive Intervention Center, the Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study (MOST) cohort, and the Health Effectiveness Research Center.  Collaboration opportunities with the State Hygienic Laboratory and the Great Plains Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases are also possibilities.  



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 including more than 20 research centers: https://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/research-centers/ 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 other health science colleges and has research and training relationships with the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services.  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.  The College is linked to the State Hygienic Laboratory, Iowa’s state public health laboratory. The department hosts two state-wide registries: an NCI SEER registry and CDC birth defects surveillance registry.   



At the University of Iowa, we recognize the important relationship between productive careers and quality personal lives. We have a wealth of resources designed to assist you in successfully building a career and in building a life.  https://worklife.uiowa.edu/ 



Iowa City is a vibrant Midwestern university town with an intellectual and cultural atmosphere, diverse international community, and dynamic downtown full of shops and restaurants. With over 30,000 students, the University is one of the state’s largest employers. Iowa City is one of only two UNESCO Cities of Literature in the U.S. and enjoys a thriving artistic community. The Iowa City area has great public schools, affordable homes, exceptional health care, easy commutes, and many other assets that make it among the most desirable places to live: 





  • Top 100 Places to Live (Livability, 2022)  







  • #13: Most Livable College Towns (SmartAsset.com, 2021)  




  • #13: The 50 Happiest Cities in the United States (USA Today, 2021)  




  • The Nicest Place to Live in Iowa (Reader’s Digest, 2020)  




  • #2: Most Fitness-Friendly Places for 2020 (Smart Asset, 2019) 




  • #19: 100 Best Places to Live (Money, 2019)  







  • #3: The 20 best cities for college grads looking to start their lives (Business Insider 2017)  





To apply for this position, please visit http://jobs.uiowa.edu, faculty requisition #75019.  Candidates should provide: 





  • a letter of interest 




  • research statement 




  • curriculum vitae 







  • names of three references.  





Please address inquiries and nominations to the search committee chair, Cara Hamann or call 319-384-1513.  Additional information about the department is available at http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/epi/ 



Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. 



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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. 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. 



 

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:

Minimum required qualifications:



Tenure-Track Assistant Professor level




  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate students

  • Comprehensive and contemporary epidemiologic methods

  • Demonstrated potential or ability to obtain an extramurally funded research program

  • Evidence of peer-reviewed publications

  • Demonstrated ability to uphold a standard of cultural competence and respect for difference



Tenure-Track Associate/Professor level




  • All of the above, plus

  • Commensurate record of teaching experience

  • Extramurally funded research

  • Research productivity commensurate with years of professional experience

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Ability to engage in multi-disciplinary collaboration between departments across the university and with public health agencies and other related organizations


Online Application Required Documents


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

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Contact Information


Contact:Michele M Hogue - michele-hogue@uiowa.edu
Cpub-Public Health Admin
College of Public Health Building
145 North Riverside Drive
S149 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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. 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 Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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