Boston University School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology

Position ID:Boston University School of Public Health-Department of Epidemiology-EPIFAC [#15411]
Position Title: OPEN RANK - Full-Time Faculty
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02118, United States [map]
Subject Area: Epidemiology
Appl Deadline:2020/11/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/11/06, finished 2021/05/05)
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Boston University School of Public Health Full-time Faculty Positions, Department of Epidemiology

The Department of Epidemiology at the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) is seeking applicants to join our vibrant body of faculty researchers and educators. This is an open rank recruitment. Candidates whose scholarship addresses contemporary public health problems with creative and innovative approaches are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have an established track record of external funding support for epidemiologic research.

The Department of Epidemiology believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. We are eager to have join our ranks colleagues who support our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. We are proud that we were the first American university to award a Ph.D. to a woman and we continue that tradition of educating a diverse and talented student body. The School of Public Health takes the University’s commitment even further with its own detailed plan for fostering a diverse and inclusive community.

The Department of Epidemiology consists of 25 primary faculty members who teach 35 courses annually, serving over 300 students in the MPH, MS, and PhD programs. Faculty members conduct research supported by NIH, CDC, and other public and private sources in reproductive, perinatal, infectious disease, environmental, aging, cancer, women’s health, mental health, and social epidemiology.

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent degree in epidemiology, demonstrated outstanding scholarship through publication and externally funded research, as well as a commitment to graduate education and mentorship of students. Successful candidates will be expected to lead an independent research agenda, actively engage in collaborative research within the department, BUSPH, and beyond; participate in teaching and mentoring master’s and doctoral-level students; and provide service to the department, university and profession.

The School of Public Health actively seeks to enrich its student and faculty ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience deepens the intellectual endeavor. We seek to embed—within our curricular and co-curricular activities—the principle that pluralism within a learning community is a source of insight and effectiveness.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter that describes how your scholarship and teaching interests fit within the mission of Department of Epidemiology and how you—through your teaching and/or scholarship—will contribute to our goals to engender a more inclusive and diverse school. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references.

Application review begins January 15, 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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Further Info:
715 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118

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