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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Epidemiology
University of Maryland, College Park

Date Posted Aug. 30, 2023
Title Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Epidemiology
University University of Maryland, College Park
College Park , MD, United States
Department Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health More About This Department...
Application Deadline Oct. 1, 2023
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, at The University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park ( invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Epidemiology.



Qualified candidates should possess a doctoral degree in Epidemiology and have a track record of scholarly achievement in the stated field that supports a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank. Candidates are expected to develop an independent research program that complement ongoing research activities within the department utilizing state of the art epidemiological methodologies in the areas of cancer, HIV/AIDS, social determinants of health, environmental health, and social media data or big data in population health. Candidates with expertise in application of machine learning and health data analytics in addressing pressing public health challenges of our time (e.g. global pandemic, climate change) are particularly encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level epidemiology courses, mentor graduate students, and collaborate on research projects. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of students, staff and faculty and who can contribute to the climate of equity, inclusivity and belonging are encouraged to apply.


Successful candidates are expected to develop a nationally recognized research program, engage in extramurally-funded multidisciplinary research, teach epidemiology courses to undergraduate and graduate students at both fundamental and advanced levels, mentor graduate students, and engage in university and professional service. Utilize effective communication, interpersonal and collaborative knowledge and skills with colleagues in the department, the school, and the University.



This is a 9-month tenure-track appointment; salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Funding is guaranteed for 9 months annually, with the potential to extend salary support to 12 months with external funds. Appointments may begin August 2024 or a mutually agreed-upon date.



Applicants must apply electronically to, faculty section, position #128704. Quick link to job post: For best consideration, candidates should submit materials by October 1, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should include the following: 1) cover letter clearly indicating how the candidate meets each of the qualifications listed above, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching and research statements, 4) three representative publications (upload as supplemental documents 1, 2, 3), and 5) contact information for three references (to be contacted only with the candidate’s approval). The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to state their experiences in these areas.

Contact: Dr. Quynh Nguyen, Search Committee Chair ( for questions about the position, and Ms. Amal Hammad ( for questions about application submission.


The University of Maryland is a Research Intensive University. College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System with over 2,500 faculty and 30,000 undergraduate and 11,000 graduate students. The University is located 8 miles from Washington D.C. For further information on the University of Maryland, please visit the University Web Site:

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Amal Hammad
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
    University of Maryland, College Park
    Room No 1340E, ATL Building 224, 4254 Stadium Dr
    College Park, MD 20742
  • 301-405-3575


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