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Assistant Professor in Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Date Posted Aug. 12, 2019
Title Assistant Professor in Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease
University University of Minnesota, Twin Cities More About This Institution...
Minneapolis, MN, United States
Department School of Public Health More About This Department...
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Negotiable
  • Assistant Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology

Primary research responsibilities will be to develop an independent program of research in the areas listed above that dovetails with and expands upon the expertise represented among current faculty. It is expected that the successful candidates will both lead their own research efforts and collaborate with other faculty as co-investigators on new grant initiatives. Teaching responsibilities will include teaching courses within the PhD or MPH programs in Epidemiology. Advising masters, doctoral and post-doctoral students is also expected.

The Division provides a rich and collaborative environment for the investigation of cardiovascular disease and related areas, in one of the largest Academic Health Centers in the U.S. Current Division research in cardiovascular epidemiology includes a robust blend of observational studies (e.g., ARIC, MESA, CARDIA) and interventional investigations (e.g., Ask About Aspirin) aimed at improving public health and engaging a multidisciplinary integration of epidemiology, biology, and behavioral science. The Division also has a long standing institutional training grant that supports pre- and post-doctoral training in cardiovascular epidemiology and prevention.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and background.

The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
  • Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer match
  • Disability and employer paid life insurance
  • Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
  • Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
  • Student loan forgiveness opportunity
  • Opportunities for growth and promotion
  • Employee Assistance Program

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  • The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds who will bring to their research an understanding of the experiences of those underrepresented in higher education.

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