Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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Position ID:UMASSMED-QHS-19017 [#12234]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Health
Appl Deadline:2019/09/30 finished (2018/10/03, finished 2019/02/26)
Position Description:    

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

Assistant Professor Faculty Position in

the Division of Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Vulnerable Populations


The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences (QHS) 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.


QHS was founded in June, 2009 and currently has over 40 faculty members distributed across 4 Divisions: Biostatistics and Health Services Research; Epidemiology of Chronic Disease and Vulnerable Populations; Health Informatics and Implementation Science; and Preventive and Behavioral Medicine. QHS 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. QHS faculty are Principal Investigators on extramural grants totaling over $30 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. QHS is a key driver of clinical and translational research at UMass.


The applicant is expected to have a PhD in Epidemiology with Master’s level training in epidemiology and public health, at least 7 years post-doctoral experience conducting pharmacoepidemiologic studies, extensive experience using large administrative healthcare data sources, and experience collaborating with computer scientists applying NLP to clinical notes. The ideal applicant will have strong communication skills necessary to successfully engage in the training of master’s and doctoral students. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching graduate level epidemiology and have experience serving as a mentor to doctoral students. Collaboration skills a must. The candidate will be expected to develop an independently funded research program.


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 QHS 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.

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
UMass Medical School
QHS Department
368 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605

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