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Job ID: 195005

Open Rank Professor
Georgia State University-School of Public Health

Date Posted Sep. 20, 2022
Title Open Rank Professor
University Georgia State University-School of Public Health
Atlanta, GA, United States
Department Department of Population Health Sciences
Application Deadline Nov. 30, 2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professor
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology

The Department of Population Health Sciences in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Open Rank Professor position in Epidemiology. The successful candidate will develop and maintain a clear program of research and actively engage in collaborative work with other researchers in the field. Candidates should show promise for scholarly accomplishments, including building a strong publication record and obtaining extramural research funding. Candidates should also have demonstrated potential for meaningful contributions to graduate-level teaching and mentoring. Teaching assignments will depend on the expertise and interests of the candidate as well as departmental priorities. The ideal candidate will hold a doctorate in Epidemiology or a related field. For applicants in related fields, advanced training in Epidemiology is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential, and candidates must display a willingness and ability to contribute to the University and profession through service activities.

The selected candidate will join an exceptional core faculty in the area of Epidemiology housed in the multi-disciplinary Department of Population Health Sciences within the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. We are particularly interested in candidates that will contribute to and expand existing areas of research in the School of Public Health, such as infectious and chronic diseases, causal inference, maternal and child health, social and environmental determinants of health, and surveillance methods. The Georgia State University is a leading urban research institution and a national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds, centrally located in Atlanta, Georgia. The School of Public Health, a CEPH-accredited program, enrolls more than 1,000 graduate and undergraduate students, with 71% from minority backgrounds. Our 50+ full-time faculty members are internationally recognized scholars, receiving $21 million in sponsored funding in 2022. We place a high value on diversity and seek to hire individuals committed to inclusivity in collaborative, interdisciplinary research and training programs.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted in ways that conform to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines in the time of Covid-19. Virtual interviews or other hybrid formats may be considered, as needed, and in consultation with the candidates.

Georgia State University, a Research University of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veterans status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

Interested individuals should submit:
i. a letter of interest (2 single-spaced pages or less) that includes a description of your qualifications, including a summary of your research program and evidence of teaching effectiveness;
ii. your curriculum vitae;
iii. up to three representative publications;
iv. a diversity, equity, and an inclusiveness statement (500 words or less) explaining how you promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in your teaching, research, and service; and
v. the names and contact information for three references.

Send application materials to the attention of:
Chair, Epidemiology Search Committee (Log# 23-101)
School of Public Health, Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3995
Atlanta, GA, 30302
Phone: 404-413-1130

Electronic submissions are preferred and should be e-mailed to Please include Epidemiology Search Committee (Log# 23-101) in the subject line.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Other documentation may be requested of applicants considered for interviews. An offer of employment will be conditional upon a background investigation/verification.

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