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Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (12); Assistant/Associate Professor HS
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York


Date Posted Oct. 4, 2021
Title Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (12); Assistant/Associate Professor HS
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Epidemiology and Environmental Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Environmental/Occupational Health
 
 
We are seeking candidates for three open rank positions in the Graduate Public Health Program as follows:
* Non-tenure track position (Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, MPH Epidemiology concentration;
* Tenure track position (Assistant/Associate Professor HS, with a focus on maternal/child health; perinatal/reproductive epidemiology);
* Tenure track position (Assistant/Associate Professor HS, Division of Health Services Policy and Practice). Please note: Additional details, minimum qualifications, and application requirements for all three positions can be found below.

The successful candidates will join a University-wide multidisciplinary team of public health faculty and be part of the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (EEH). One of the positions will also be part of the Division of Health Services Policy and Practice (HSPP).

1. Non-tenure track position (Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, MPH Epidemiology concentration): With a primary focus on teaching, this position will also make contributions to the scholarship and service missions of the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP). This is a non-tenure track, calendar year (12-month) position, fully funded by New York State. This faculty will:
* Carry a teaching load up to 12 credit hours per semester (equivalent of three 3-4 credit courses), depending on the amount of scholarship and service. Teaching assignments will include the fall, spring, and summer terms.
* Serve as academic advisor and culminating project advisor to MPH students, primarily in the Epidemiology concentration.
* Be eligible for renewable, multi-year contracts.

For the non-tenure track position in Epidemiology, we are open to candidates with expertise in all areas of public health, and experience in teaching and mentoring graduate students.

2. Tenure track position (Assistant/Associate Professor HS, with a focus on maternal/child health; perinatal/reproductive epidemiology): The person hired for this position will have a primary focus on research but should also make contributions to the teaching and service missions of the SPHHP. This is a 12-month position, fully funded by New York State. The faculty member will:
* Be expected to be research productive by applying for and winning grants and producing peer-reviewed publications.
* Be expected to teach 1 course (3-4 credit hours) per semester.

Applicants with experience in all aspects of maternal and child health and/or pediatric and perinatal epidemiology are welcome to apply, including research and programmatic experience related to puberty, fertility, pregnancy, women’s, infant and child health. Given the broader interests in our department, additional experience in health disparities, health services and/or environmental health is also welcome.

3. Tenure track position (Assistant/Associate Professor HS, Division of Health Services Policy and Practice): The person hired for this position will have a primary focus on research but should also make contributions to the teaching and service missions of the SPHHP. This is a 12-month position, fully funded by New York State. The faculty member will:
* Be expected to be research productive by applying for and winning grants and producing peer-reviewed publications.
* Be expected to teach 1 course (3-4 credit hours) per semester.

For the tenure track position in Health Services Policy and Practice, we are open to candidates with expertise in all areas of public health, especially health policy, health economics, health services, patient-centered care, resource utilization, and health outcomes research.

We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential. We are committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in education, research, and service. We encourage applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

SPHHP offers programs at every degree level and is the home to departments of biostatistics, community health and health behavior, epidemiology and environmental health, exercise and nutrition sciences, and rehabilitation science. It is one of only a few schools across the country that includes both health-related professions and public health. It has a diverse student body which it is actively engaged in supporting. The School has an energetic equity, diversity and inclusion council and provides professional development opportunities in inclusive pedagogy and other equity-related issues. Faculty and students engage in research and community activities designed to improve the health of populations, communities, and individuals. Faculty in the School also engage with the University at Buffalo Community Health Equity Research Institute. Visit UB Jobs to view other available positions in the SPHHP. For more information about the school, visit http://www.sphhp.buffalo.eduwww.sphhp.buffalo.edu.

The http://www.buffalo.edu/University at Buffalo (UB) is a research-intensive institution, the largest and most comprehensive of the campuses of the State University of New York (SUNY) with over 30,000 students and 1,600 full-time faculty. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaboration both within SPHHP and UB and with other outstanding research centers in the region. As the flagship university in the SUNY system, UB is ranked in the top 35 public universities by U.S. News and World Reports and has been a member of the elite Association of American Universities (AAU) for over 25 years. The University has a comprehensive equity, diversity and inclusion strategic plan and leadership dedicated to actualizing this plan at the vice-provost level and across all schools. It is launching a focused effort to hire more faculty of color.

Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State and is located in the western region on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. Western New York is an ideal place to live and work. Buffalo - the City of Good Neighbors - is a big city with a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciences center, outstanding public schools, and modest cost of living. Buffalo-Niagara, a region of 1.2 million people, is home to world-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive city-wide system of parks and green space designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, a vibrant theater and music community, and major and minor league sports teams. These are just a few of the wide array of cultural and recreational elements that make Buffalo a great place to work, study and live. For more information, please see: http://www.buffalo.edu/about_ub/the-buffalo-niagara-region.htmlwww.buffalo.edu/about_ub/the-buffalo-niagara-region.html.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 
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