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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor HS, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 28, 2024
Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor HS, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
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
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Environmental/Occupational Health
The University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions is recruiting an Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full) Professor in Health Services and Health Policy Research. This new position is state-funded (hard money), 12-month, and tenure track. We are open to candidates with expertise in all areas of public health, especially health policy, health economics, healthcare quality, health services, patient-centered care, resource utilization, and health outcomes research.

The successful candidate will be a part of the Division of Health Services Policy and Practice (HSPP) in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (EEH) and join a University-wide multidisciplinary team of health outcomes researchers. The primary focus of the position will be on research, but the candidate will also make contributions to the teaching and service missions of the School of Public Health and Health Professions. The successful candidate will develop an independent, funded research program, contribute to graduate student teaching and to university and professional service.

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 historically marginalized groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic faculty member who is interested in the opportunity to help grow the research and academic program.

About EEH
The Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (EEH) prides itself in its multidisciplinary faculty, with faculty research focused on chronic diseases (e.g., cancer, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, periodontal disease, diabetes, eye disease), environmental health, global health, infectious disease, women’s health, genetics, nutrition, health care delivery, quality of care, health policy, health economics, and health disparities.

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

About the University
The 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) system 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 has launched a focused effort to hire more faculty of color.

About Buffalo, NY
Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State (NYS) and is located in the western region on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. NYS is a welcoming region with strong support for human rights and access to a full range of health care. 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:

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

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