The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is seeking candidates for a position as Assistant/Associate Professor. This is a tenure-ladder position, with the academic rank to be determined in accordance with the successful candidate's experience and productivity. The successful candidate may hold a shared appointment in the Departments of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Epidemiology.
The successful candidate will teach and advise students in the doctoral and master's programs in the Departments of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Epidemiology and will mentor postdoctoral fellows.
School: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Department: Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
We are seeking candidates with a doctoral degree in epidemiology or related public health field or a doctoral degree in psychology or sociology with training in public health. Candidates should also have training in psychiatric epidemiology, including the intersection of psychiatry and neuroscience (neuro-imaging studies) or statistical genetics, and experience using genome-wide methods on both GWAS and sequencing data. The ideal candidate would have demonstrated excellence in research, teaching, and intellectual leadership. A strong record of externally funded research is highly desirable.
We are interested in scholars whose work is focused on: (a) the psychiatric epidemiology of mental health across the life-course, including the influence of early life adversity on adult psychiatric outcomes and heterogeneity in neuropsychiatric disorders; and/or (b) the genetic epidemiology of behavior and cognition, particularly in population-based samples, including the relationship between neuropsychiatric disease and more common forms of behavior variation, with specific interest in autism.
Equal Opportunity Employer: We are 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.