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Assistant/Associate Professor, Epidemiology (T/TE)
University of Arizona

Date Posted Apr. 18, 2024
Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Epidemiology (T/TE)
University University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ, United States
Department Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology

The University of Arizona (UArizona) Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) invite applicants for a fiscal (12-month) position as a tenure-eligible or tenured Assistant or Associate Professor in cancer epidemiology. We are particularly interested in individuals who have research expertise in nutrition, digital health, social determinants of health, and/or life course epidemiology as it applies to cancer research.

We are seeking candidates with a demonstrated ability to lead and contribute to original, creative, and multidisciplinary research, and whose research complements current areas of strength in the department and UACC as well as the broader college, and university. The successful candidate is expected to develop and/or teach the equivalent of 2-3 courses per year, including graduate-level and undergraduate courses, mentor graduate students, and contribute to the research and service missions of the college.

The MEZCOPH is currently the only nationally accredited college of public health in the state of Arizona. The College and University have numerous innovative teaching, research, and service programs and are a valued partner in community-based research projects addressing health issues relevant to border communities and Indigenous populations. The College is also committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty to create greater inclusivity and to align more with the student body.

There is a significant opportunity to collaborate with investigators in the UACC, established in 1978 (, one of 72 NCI-Designated Cancer Centers and one of 56 Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the only Comprehensive Cancer Center headquartered in and serving Arizona.

Exciting opportunities for collaboration exist with faculty and other federally-funded centers covering a wide range of disciplines across the UArizona; the Arizona Center on Aging ( , the Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center (, the Center for Health Disparities Research (, the Sarver Heart Center (, the Southwest Center for Resilience on Climate change and health ( as well as many others at MEZCOPH ( and the UArizona Health Sciences (

  • It is the policy of the University of Arizona to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information.

    The University of Arizona is also a federal government contractor and, as such, has certain obligations to take affirmative action to ensure that its policies and practices are, in fact, non-discriminatory.

    Therefore, it is our policy to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment covered veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and minorities. Where required by law, The University of Arizona has established goals by which we may measure our progress in employing persons based on individual ability and merit and in the numbers reasonably expected based on their availability.

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Contact Information

  • Mezcoph- Hr
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics
    University of Arizona
    1295 N Martin Ave
    Tucson, AZ 85724


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