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Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please note that Letters of Recommendation will need to be uploaded as a single PDF. If not available when submitting application materials, they can be sent to: Colleen McLaughlin, Ph.D. Department Chair and Associate Professor Population Health Sciences Email: Colleen.McLaughlin@acphs.edu

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Employment Type Faculty
Employment Status Full Time
Bi-weekly Hours
Appointment Length 9.5 Month
Duration of Appointment
Semester Appointment Term
Position Summary

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is seeking candidates for a 9.5 month, tenure-track faculty position in Epidemiology to commence on or about August 1, 2018, although a Spring semester 2018 start can also be considered. The candidate will become a member of Population Health Sciences, a multidisciplinary department which is expected to see significant growth in the coming years.

Required Qualifications

All applicants must have a Ph.D. in Epidemiology, DrPH with a specialization in Epidemiology, or equivalent academic credentials. Applicants should have strong statistical programming skills, an appropriate publication record, and a research plan for securing extramural funding. Preference will be given to candidates with population based research interests that complement existing areas of research at the college. Candidates should have a commitment to teaching general public health and epidemiology courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as mentoring and advising both undergraduate and graduate students. Expected teaching responsibilities will primarily support the Public Health program and will include introductory and advanced epidemiology, research methods, and advanced/graduate electives in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Preferred Qualifications

It is desirable for candidates to have prior independent teaching experience.

Physical Demands

Sedentary Work: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number Fac0492014
Desired Start Date 08/01/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 10/24/2017
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note that Letters of Recommendation will need to be uploaded as a single PDF.
If not available when submitting application materials, they can be sent to:

Colleen McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Associate Professor
Population Health Sciences
Email: Colleen.McLaughlin@acphs.edu

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Intent
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation (1)
  2. List of References
  3. Brief Description of Research Interests

Supplemental Questions

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