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Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Member of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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Applicants should upload the following documents: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statements of research and teaching interests, 4) list of at least three references, 5) unofficial transcripts. We encourage submission of reference letters directly by the referees by the application deadline stated below. The application file and reference letters should be submitted online at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2794. Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Andreas Handel (ahandel@uga.edu). To assure full consideration, application materials should be submitted by November 30th, 2017.

Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Posting Number 2017_00474F
Posting Type
Official Title Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Working Title Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Member of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Title Code 55194
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department EPIDEMIOLOGY & BIOSTATISTICS
Salary Range
Job Summary

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the College of Public Health at the University of Georgia invites applicants for an open rank, tenure track faculty position. The position is an academic year appointment (9 months) with an opportunity to supplement salary during the summer. The anticipated starting date is August 2018.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong and productive research program with extramural funding. Commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level and student mentoring and supervision of projects and dissertation research in the department and college is further expected.

The University of Georgia (UGA) is a land grant and sea grant research university with 35,000 students, 17 schools and colleges, and 1800 faculty, located in Athens. Athens is 60 miles NE of Atlanta and has a rich cultural and intellectual scene that coexists with the university, featuring diverse arts and music, a thriving downtown, college athletics, and historic neighborhoods. UGA provides excellent opportunities to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment. Investigators at UGA, both within the College of Public Health and beyond, are engaged in a wide spectrum of biomedical and public health research. Many strong collaborations between investigators at UGA and other institutions in Georgia (e.g. Emory, CDC) and beyond also exist. More information on those efforts can be found on the department and college webpage and at research.uga.edu.

The University of Georgia is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from individuals in under-represented groups. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a terminal degree (PhD, MD or other relevant degree) and a track record of productive research in epidemiology or closely related fields and experience commensurate with appointment to the rank of assistant professor, associate professor or professor. Required qualifications are outlined in http://publichealth.uga.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/CPH-PT-Process-Procedures-Criteria-FINAL-adopted-2.20.15.pdf

Preferred Qualifications

A track record of external funding is highly desired. The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong and productive research program with extramural funding. Commitment to excellence and innovation in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level and student mentoring and supervision of projects and dissertation research in the department and college is further expected.

Degree Level
Posting Date 09/26/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
  5. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents