The Department of Infectious Disease and Microbiology (IDM), Pitt Public Health, University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time position at the level of Assistant Professor Public Health Practice Track outside of the tenure stream. The position is available immediately and requires an advanced degree that demonstrates a multidisciplinary background integrating infectious disease and HIV prevention, health disparities policy planning, and complementary health research. The successful candidate will direct the HIV Prevention and Care Project which facilitates HIV planning, demonstration projects, and online and faith-based interventions in Pennsylvania. The candidate will also co-direct the Center for Mindfulness and Consciousness Studies, a multidisciplinary University Center located in the Department. The candidate will have demonstrated successful public health and multi-disciplinary experience including presentations and practice publications related to HIV and complementary therapy projects. A history of public health planning, multidisciplinary collaborations and significant administrative experience required. The individual will be expected to mentor graduate students; serve as director for the IDMHIV Prevention and care Project; supervise staff; and teach graduate courses. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Application Process: Applicants should submit by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) curriculum vitae, a statement up to three pages of research interests and future plans, and names and contact details of three references to: Chair, Assistant Professor Search Committee, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, A419 Crabtree Hall, Pitt Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261. Review of applications will commence upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled. University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. investigators engage in research, teaching and mentoring, and service to the academy and the community-at-large. The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.
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