The Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, seeks scholars for faculty appointments at all academic ranks. Areas of special emphasis are infectious disease epidemiology, especially in the areas of HIV prevention for key populations, molecular epidemiology and HIV, mathematical modeling of HIV and STI epidemics, opioid and other substance abuse as they relate to infectious disease epidemiology, causal inference for infectious disease studies, technology (e.g., eHealth, mHealth) and infectious disease prevention or management, using surveillance data and big data to improve programs and prevention services, and implementation science for HIV and STI treatment and care programs. Candidates for Assistant Professor tenure-track positions should have demonstrated potential to achieve a strong record of scholarship, extramural funding as a principal investigator, and excellence in teaching. Candidates for Associate and Full Professor tenure-track positions should have an established record of these achievements. Candidates for research-track positions should have successfully overseen the statistical conduct of clinical and/or prevention trials, including issues related to design, data collection, reporting of routine outcomes and adverse events, and analysis. At all levels, candidates with strong methodological background will be preferred.
The Department of Epidemiology consists of 38 primary faculty with an additional 55 joint faculty members holding primary appointments in other departments (e.g., Environmental Health, Global Health, Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Medicine) and 30 adjunct faculty, many affiliated with the neighboring Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Cancer Society. Departmental faculty hold >$30 million in yearly extramural research funding. Research interests of the current faculty include cancer, infectious diseases, nutrition, perinatal epidemiology, pediatric conditions, reproductive health, cardiovascular diseases, social epidemiology, genetic/molecular epidemiology, environmental health and epidemiological methods. The Department houses the regional NCI-supported Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program, the Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research, the Women’s and Children’s Center, and the PRISM Health (Programs, Research and Innovation for Sexual and Minority Health) Research Group. The Department offers the M.P.H., M.S.P.H. and Ph.D. degrees and collaborates in offering a Masters of Science in Clinical Research degree for biomedical investigators.
The Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) is currently ranked 7th nationally among schools of public health by the US News and World Report. The RSPH is dedicated to research and teaching. In 2010, the school more than doubled its physical size with the opening of a second building with state-of-the-art teaching and laboratory facilities. It currently employs about 190 faculty and enrolls about 1500 graduate students in its masters and doctoral programs. The School is part of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center, which also includes Emory Healthcare, the Emory Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and the Winship Cancer Institute. The school is located on the Emory University campus, adjacent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It includes six academic departments and offers joint MPH degrees with the schools of medicine, nursing, business and law. Emory University, a major research university, enrolls over 11,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.
Applicants must apply through the Emory Careers Website. Please include Job Vacancy # in your cover letter and indicate the rank for which you wish to be considered: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Starting dates are negotiable. Applications will be considered confidential and references will not be contacted without the permission of applicants. You may visit our website at: http://www.sph.emory.edu/cms/departments_centers/epi/index.html