Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School

368 9049
Position ID:UMASSMED-QHS-INSTR [#9049, 14-040]
Position Title: Instructor 4
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, United States [map]
Subject Area: Clinical Research
Starting Date:2017/06/01
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/03/30, listed until 2017/09/30)
Position Description:    

Faculty Position in Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Vulnerable Populations

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is recruiting outstanding candidates for an Instructor faculty position to join a rapidly growing Division of Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Vulnerable Populations in the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences. The successful candidate is expected to work with the PHARE Study Group to work on funded research and to contribute to new federal grant submissions as co-investigator and principal investigator.

Position responsibilities: Individuals will be expected to collaborate in an extramurally funded pharmacoepidemiologic research program. Major thematic areas with current federal funding include geriatric pharmacoepidemiology, nursing home research, with growth expected in musculoskeletal research.

We are interested in candidates who are skilled in the areas of advanced pharmacoepidemiologic research including marginal structural models and epidemiologic methods research.

Required Teaching/Research/Clinical Specialty: Successful candidates should have a PhD in epidemiology or a related field and expertise in designing and conducting plasmode simulation studies.

Information about UMMS, the Department, and the Division: Faculty in the Division of Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases and Vulnerable Populations are involved in a wide variety of research projects in the areas of cardiovascular epidemiology, chronic disease epidemiology, neuroepidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology, infectious disease epidemiology, and epidemiologic methods. Faculty investigators in this Division are also actively involved in teaching in the medical school and in the graduate programs in clinical and public health research.

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is one of the fastest growing medical schools in the country, attracting more than $300 million in research funding annually. A perennial top finisher in the annual US News & World Report ranking of primary care medical schools, UMMS comprises a medical school, graduate school of nursing, graduate school of biomedical sciences and an active research enterprise, and is a leader in health sciences education, research and public service. A doctoral program in Clinical and Population Health Research is housed in the Department. The clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School is UMass Memorial Health Care, the main provider of healthcare services in Central Massachusetts.

The University has a formal relationship with VA Hospitals in Massachusetts. Joint appointment with a VA research unit is possible, and strongly encouraged. Divisional faculty have current collaborative grants with Worcester Polytechnic Institute and others with investigators at the Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval at UMass Amherst. UMass is also affiliated with the HMO Research network adding additional laboratories for technology experimentation. Benefits: We offer highly competitive salaries and a generous start-up and benefit package.

Information about our location: The University of Massachusetts Medical School campus is located within an hour's drive of Boston, Providence and Hartford.

Applications: Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and contact information for three references to www.academicjobsonline.org. Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to QHS.faculty.search@umassmed.edu. Review of applications will begin 03-28-82017 and continue until the position is filled.

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.


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