The Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is recruiting for multiple full-time tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are seeking outstanding individuals engaged in epidemiology research, including, but not limited to, pharmacoepidemiology, real world evidence, outcomes/health services research, or epidemiologic methods with research in substantive areas such as, but not limited to, cancer, infectious diseases, endocrinology (diabetes), or women’s health. Research portfolios may include a range of topics, from molecular to social determinants of disease.
As a member of the Department of Epidemiology at UNC, the new faculty members would be expected to develop an independently funded research portfolio in epidemiology. They would be expected to advise students and contribute to teaching epidemiology courses.
The Department of Epidemiology (http://www.sph.unc.edu/epid/) is internationally recognized as a leader in epidemiologic research and training. For the fiscal year 2019, the Department of Epidemiology was ranked first in award amounts across the university’s 222 units with $64M in sponsored funding. In addition to the UNC Gillings School of Public Health, departmental faculty research programs benefit from multiple interdisciplinary centers, programs, and databases at UNC, including the Center for Pharmacoepidemiology (CPE), the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center (LCCC), the Center for AIDS Research, the Causal Inference Research Group (CIRG), the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS), the Sheps Center for Health Services Research, and the Carolina Population Center (CPC). Collaborations are also encouraged with other Research Triangle institutions such as the Research Triangle Institute (RTI), Duke University, and NC State University.
Candidates for the rank of Associate Professor must have a strong record of scholarship with experience as a principal investigator or collaborator on epidemiology research studies, and experience in graduate student advising and teaching. Candidates for the rank of Assistant Professor must demonstrate the potential to become independent investigators and teachers.
Internal Number: FAC0003083
About UNC-CH, Gillings School of Global Public Health-Department of Epidemiology
The Department of Epidemiology is dedicated to the development and application of research methods to understand the patterns and causes of health and disease, and the application of that knowledge to improving the health of populations. We provide strong training in research methods and opportunities for the application of epidemiology to a wide range of health problems through our research. The achievements of our faculty, staff, students, and alumni have enabled us to become one of the leading academic departments of epidemiology in the world.