University of California Los Angeles — Open-Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Open-Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Infectious Disease Epidemiology
University of California, Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF04999
Recruitment Period
Open date: October 28th, 2019
Next review date: Monday, Dec 16, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Friday, Jan 31, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

The Department of Epidemiology in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health is seeking applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in infectious disease epidemiology at any rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Since its inception, the UCLA Department of Epidemiology has established itself as a leader in epidemiologic theory and methods, infectious disease epidemiology, applied epidemiology, and public health. The UCLA community has a rich history of and commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

The ideal candidate will have a strong record of an innovative and productive research program in infectious disease epidemiology, with an emphasis on HIV/AIDS research, a history of successful external funding consistent with career stage, and strong research administrative management experience. The new faculty member will be considered for a leadership role in the Los Angeles site of the MACS/WIHS Combined Cohort Study. Consistent with career stage, the successful candidate should also have a strong track record and dedication to teaching foundational and advanced epidemiology courses (e.g., infectious disease epidemiology or modeling) and commitment to mentoring and training the next generation of epidemiologists in infectious disease and HIV/AIDS epidemiology.

Successful candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, MD, DrPH or equivalent) in Epidemiology or related field, demonstrable expertise and interest in epidemiologic research, evidence of excellence in teaching and training of pre- and/or post-doctoral students, peer-reviewed publications, strong research administrative management skills, demonstrated collegial relationships, and a commitment to public health.

Salary is negotiable based on experience. This position is a 9-month, tenure-track or tenured position. It may be vetted by the University's Council on Academic Personnel and must be approved by the Vice Chancellor.

How to apply: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching, teaching evaluations, and names of three references. In addition, applicants should submit a statement of contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion, for which guidance is available at https://equity.ucla.edu/programs-resources/faculty-search-process/faculty-search-committee-resources/sample-guidance/. All applications should be submitted electronically to UCLA Academic Recruit Portal at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04999

For more information, please contact Chelsea Castleberry at CCastleberry@ph.ucla.edu

We value candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location
Los Angeles, CA
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More information about this recruitment: https://epi.ph.ucla.edu/pages/

To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04999

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction

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