The Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego's School of Medicine (http://fmph.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for one or more faculty positions in Behavioral Medicine, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Global and Environmental Health, or Health Policy.
The Department offers teaching and student mentoring opportunities in the Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree program and the PhD in Public Health program administered jointly with San Diego State University. The Department has strong collaborative research programs facilitated by Centers of Excellence focused on Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Women's Health, Cancer and Energetics, Tobacco Control, Health Behavior Change in Underserved Populations, Wireless and Population Health Systems, and Integrative Medicine. The Department also provides multiple opportunities for collaboration with colleagues in other School of Medicine departments and in the basic sciences, social sciences, and engineering departments across the UC San Diego campus. Research collaborations are also available at UCSD with the Institute for Public Health, Stein Institute for Research on Aging, Moores Cancer Center, Clinical and Translational Research Institute, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and Jacobs School of Engineering.
Candidates must have a PhD, DrPH, or MD with current funding and a proven track record in obtaining NIH (or comparable) funding and high productivity of publication in the peer-reviewed literature. Candidates are required to show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity by submitting a Diversity Statement of past contributions and/or future plans of excellence in this area as part of their application for an academic appointment.
The successful candidate(s) should demonstrate commitment to and experience in teaching undergraduate or graduate students in public health and in mentoring public health undergraduate or graduate students. Experience in community-based research is also highly desirable.
Appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor rank. Series will include 100% Ladder Rank or 50% Ladder Rank / 50% In-Residence with secured extramural funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.
Review of applicants will begin on April 1, 2016, and the positions will remain open until filled.
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest stating teaching and research goals, a Curriculum Vitae, teaching evaluations, three PDF copies of the most significant publications, a separate statement summarizing past or potential contributions to diversity (For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see http://facultyequity.ucsd.edu/Faculty-Applicant-C2D-Info.asp)and names and contact information for 3 references.
Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01046.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.