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POSITION AVAILABLE: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Climate Adaptation Health
SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
PhD in epidemiology or closely related discipline, or a DVM or MD or equivalent with a Master’s degree in epidemiology or a closely related public health discipline, is required. Demonstrated experience, productivity, and creativity in research in the epidemiology of climate change and impacts on health are required. Desirable areas of research experience include risks to animal and human health, vulnerable populations, disease surveillance, disaster epidemiology, zoonotic infectious disease and environmental change, harmful algal blooms, water quality and quantity, and other climate-induced food and/or water concerns, quantitative methods, trans-disciplinary research, and global health research. Demonstrated experience working at the interface of human, animal, and environmental health is preferred. Demonstrated record of effective teaching is desired. Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.
Teaching: Responsibilities include: 1) teaching graduate professional (MD and/or DVM) and/or MPVM/MPH, PhD and/or graduate academic course(s) in some of the following: epidemiology, epidemiologic study design, infectious disease epidemiology, surveillance, environmental health science, and modeling of human and/or animal diseases and their risks, and 2) mentoring and directing graduate students.
Research: The development of a creative, independent, and productive basic and/or applied research program in epidemiology related to climate adaptation is a requirement of the position, including publication of results in scientific journals.
Service: University and public service through committee work, participation in professional organizations, continuing education and other appropriate means is required.
APPLICATION PROCESS: To receive fullest consideration, applications must be received by October 30, 2017; position open until filled. Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications and experience and career goals; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) the names and addresses of three professional references; and 4) a statement summarizing experience and professional contributions in the area of equity and diversity. Application materials must be submitted by using the University’s online submission program:
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Cover Letter - A letter of intent outlining special interest in the position, overall related qualifications and experience, and career goals.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit http://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/diversity/equity_inclusion/index.html for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.
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