Assistant Professor - Epidemiology & Prevention, Institute of Human Virology-(160001K5)
The Institute of Human Virology, Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, School of Medicine, University of Maryland is recruiting for full-time faculty candidates with training and a publication track record in epidemiological research of HIV/AIDS. Candidates who engage multidisciplinary approaches including the integration of biomarkers of exposure or outcome, validated measures of behavior and other innovative approaches are of special interest. Candidates engaged in or successfully completing NIH career development awards and who are on the path to further funding will be considered for entry level positions while it is expected that more senior applicants will have a track record of peer reviewed funding from NIH or other comparable sources. Since much of the proposed research involves studies in sub-Saharan Africa, prior experience in working in this environment is favored and candidates must be able to travel to Africa for periods of up to one month or more as needed to implement research projects.
The successful candidate is published in the field and has current NIH funding. The Candidate will engage in collaborative research that draws upon the expertise of scientists from the Institute of Human Virology, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute for Genome Sciences, affiliated international sites, and other strategic partnerships. The candidate must be committed to ongoing pursuit of research funding from NIH, foundations and other sources. Senior faculty who would propose to bring one or more junior faculty colleague will be considered.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, CV, research statement, and contact information for 3 references to: Debi Perrella, HR Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line Faculty positions at IHV.
Applicant must have an MD/MBBS, and/or PhD degree (in epidemiology or related discipline or equivalent experience and a documented track record of publications and external research funding).
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