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

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Position ID:UMASSMED-QHS-19048 [#13891]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map]
Subject Area: Clinical Research
Appl Deadline:2019/12/13 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/06/13, finished 2020/10/14, listed until 2020/06/13)
Position Description:    

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

Preventive and Behavioral Medicine Faculty

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track


The Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences (PQHS) at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School in Worcester, MA, is recruiting a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level.  


The Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine is a multi-disciplinary group dedicated to improving clinical and public health practice and policy through innovative and sustainable education, research, and service in preventive, behavioral and mind-body medicine. Candidates who hold doctoral degrees in fields such as psychology, public health, epidemiology, nutrition, exercise science, nursing and medicine are eligible. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in areas addressing common causes of preventable morbidity and mortality in the United States, such as diet, physical activity, tobacco, substance abuse, and chronic disease management. Our ideal candidate would have a substantive publication record. Candidates will have demonstrated promise in securing research funding, and will be expected to develop and maintain a highly innovative, independent program of research. Candidates will have ample opportunities for collaboration, as well as doctoral-level teaching and mentoring.


PQHS currently has over 40 primary faculty members distributed across 4 Divisions: Preventive and Behavioral Medicine; Biostatistics and Health Services Research; Epidemiology; and Health Informatics and Implementation Science. PQHS also hosts a doctoral program in Clinical and Population Health Research and a methods consulting and service unit, the Quantitative Methods Core. PQHS faculty are Principal Investigators on extramural grants totaling over $20 million. UMass is a collaborative and dynamic institution that has held a Clinical and Translation Science Award since 2010; UMass Medical School garners over $250 million dollars in annual extramural research funding.  PQHS is a key driver of translational research at UMass.


Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, teaching and mentoring experience, a diversity statement and contact information for five references to  Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to Further details about the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine can be found at, and further details about the Department of PQHS are 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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368 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605

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