Associate or Full Medical Professor of Clinical and/or Translational Research - Department of Community Health and Social Medicine – CUNY School of Medicine (ID 16033)
The Department of Community Health and Social Medicine at the CUNY School of Medicine seeks applications for (1-2) tenure track faculty positions at the Associate or Full Professor rank to conduct research and teach courses in population and community health (e.g. epidemiology, social determinants of health, chronic disease burden, evidence-based medicine, health care systems and policy, health equity etc.) to medical students. These individuals will be expected to have and maintain extramurally funded research in their area of expertise; engage in the development of population-health and/or clinical interdisciplinary research and grant writing, mentor students, and provide professional service.
General duties include teaching, service and establishing and maintaining an extramurally funded research program at the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Medicine in areas (s) of expertise noted below. Responsibilities may also include committee and program-related assignments, administration, supervision, and other functions as assigned.
The Department is currently seeking to add a faculty member in the following area:
• Associate/Full Professor of Clinical and/or Translational Research (Job ID 16033)
We are seeking a physician scientist who has demonstrated ability to conduct high-impact externally funded clinical and/or translational research and to compete for scientific funding focused primarily on critical urban health challenges, such as chronic disease prevention and management/related behaviors, substance abuse/addiction, and aging.
Doctoral-level degree in a relevant discipline (medicine, epidemiology, biostatistics, public or community health) or other doctoral-level degree combined with another advanced degree in a relevant discipline. Current and sustained record of independent extramural funding in clinical or translational research.
MD with graduate level training in epidemiology or biostatistics
Strong methodological skills in quantitative and/or qualitative research and content expertise relevant to clinical and population health. Evidence of productivity in scholarship and evidence of current grant-funded research. Experience in teaching and mentoring of students and junior faculty. Interest and experience in studying and promoting health equity. A commitment to teaching and team-building within an institution driven by its mission to improve health for all.
These positions represent excellent ground floor opportunities to contribute to the development and growth of a newly expanding medical school and to shape the direction of academic initiatives in community and population health by building upon a school of biomedical education with a long and rich history of recruiting underrepresented populations into medicine, increasing medical services in underserved areas, and increasing the availability of primary care physicians.
To apply, please view the original posting (Job ID 16033) at http://www2.cuny.edu/employment/. Applicants should provide a CV, a statement of research interests, and the names and contact information for three (3) references.