College of Public Health, Ohio State University

Position ID:OSU-College of Public Health-EPINEURO [#11220]
Position Title: Neuroepidemiology Faculty
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Public Health
Appl Deadline: (posted 2018/05/25, updated 2018/05/24, listed until 2019/07/24)
Position Description:    

The Division of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University (OSU), in conjunction with the Department of Neuroscience, is recruiting for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The area of this position is injury and/or neuroepidemiology, with a focus on traumatic brain or spinal cord injury, stroke, and/or cognitive impairment, along with associated diseases. This position is part of OSU’s Discovery Theme in Chronic Brain Injury. Successful applicants will be expected to engage in inter-and multidisciplinary research with other investigators on the OSU campus and Nationwide Children’s Hospital engaged in neurological science. The possible research activities include access to data from large prospective studies capturing brain and spine injury data, research using existing medical records or national datasets, comparative patient-centered outcomes research, and clinical trials etc. The successful applicant will have strong epidemiological methods skills and a track record in conducting theory-based epidemiological research projects. Examples of potential areas of methodological expertise include spatial analyses, “big data” approaches, machine learning, and/or large claims data. Successful applicants will also be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the College.

The College of Public Health provides a robust environment for research with support from a central research office. The Division of Epidemiology has an excellent track record for NIH-funded research. It provides a cooperative and supportive environment. The Division is linked to the Center for Pediatric Trauma Research and the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and single parents and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. The University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce and encourages applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Applications will be accepted immediately, and will be considered until the search has concluded.  Submit a cover letter describing your interests and suitability for the position, a CV, the names and contact information for three potential academic references, and copies of two recent publications. Applications are accepted through Academic Jobs Online.

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1841 Neil Ave.
Cunz Hall
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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