Requisition ID: P01433428
Department: Preventive Medicine
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Health Sciences Campus
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The Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Southern California invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank in the Environmental Health Division. Specifically, the department seeks a candidate with experience and dedication to public health approaches for the study of environmental effects on neurodevelopmental outcomes (including, but not limited to, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit disorder, cognitive function development). Multidisciplinary approaches to addressing the relationship between the environment, genetic risk, and neurodevelopment are encouraged. The department has a leading research group in environmental epidemiology and biostatistics, exposure assessment, human health and behavior and risk science/communication, with an active and well-funded program in environmental health effects research, cancer epidemiology, and gene-environment interactions. A central research focus is on environmental determinants of chronic disease, with special interest in air pollution health effects in children.
The candidate should have a doctoral degree with experience in working with multidisciplinary groups. This individual will be expected to develop an independent research program, interact with other departmental faculty, teach in the department, and serve as a mentor for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. A successful candidate should have a record of publication and research independence commensurate with stage of career.
Review of applications will begin in July and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send 3 documents including 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a brief summary of research interests and 3) names and contact information for three professional references to:
Frank Gilliland MD PhD
Department of Preventive Medicine
University of Southern California
2001 North Soto Street
Los Angeles CA 90089-9237
USC values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.