University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences

368 13569
Position ID:UMASSMED-QHS-19051 [#13569, 19-051]
Position Title: Assistant Profesor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map]
Subject Area: Computational, Quantitative or Systems Biology
Appl Deadline:2019/10/12 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/04/12, finished 2019/10/17, listed until 2019/10/12)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Assistant Professor Faculty Position in the Division of Epidemiology

The Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences (PQHS) at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School in Worcester, MA is recruiting a non-tenure eligible faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor.

PQHS was founded in June, 2009 and currently has over 40 faculty members distributed across 4 Divisions: Biostatistics and Health Services Research; Epidemiology; Health Informatics and Implementation Science; and Preventive and Behavioral Medicine. PQHS is also the home for the doctoral program in Clinical and Population Health Research, and of a methodology consultation and service unit, the Quantitative Methods Core. PQHS faculty are Principal Investigators on extramural grants currently totaling over $40 million. UMass is a collaborative and dynamic institution on a rapidly ascending trajectory. UMass received a Clinical and Translation Science Award in 2010 and the Worcester campus currently receives more than $250 million dollars in annual extramural funding. PQHS is a key driver of clinical and translational research at UMass.

The applicant is expected to have a PhD in Psychiatric Epidemiology with Master’s level training in psychology. The ideal candidate will have expertise in aging related topics including cognitive disorders of aging and accelerated aging. The ideal candidate will have methodological expertise in latent variable methods. The candidate will be expected to develop an independently funded research program in health disparities research. The ideal applicant will have strong communication skills necessary to successfully engage in the training of master’s and doctoral students.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references to Interested applicants may find out further details about PQHS at

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.

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Further Info:
368 Plantation Street, AS7.1077
Worcester, MA 01605

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