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Assistant or Associate Professor in Epidemiology

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Epidemiology
Requisition Number FE02485
Working Title
Department Name 7P170:DEPT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

PhD or other relevant terminal degree

Required Related Experience

Experience and expertise in epidemiology. Teaching experience and strong student evaluations.

Required License/Registration/Certification

none

Job Summary

The College of Public Health is seeking a tenure-track faculty member in Epidemiology. The faculty member will be expected to pursue activities required for promotion and tenure, including teaching, research, and service. The faculty member will negotiate a yearly distribution of effort with the Chair of the Department of Epidemiology to ensure that adequate time and resources are available to meet both the requirements for promotion and the goals of the Department and the College.

The faculty member in this position will be the primary instructor for at least 18 student credit hours (SCH) of College of Public Health courses per year, and will foster quality instruction and curriculum development. The faculty member will represent the Department on college and university committees and will oversee student research projects. The individual will also be a member of the Graduate Faculty and will be expected to engage in applied public health research and scholarly activity.

Additional duties and responsibilities include:
1. Teaching load will depend on the faculty period of assignment. For example, nine-month faculty will be expected teach 18 course hours; twelve-month faculty will be expected to teach 21-24 course hours, including summer teaching.
2. Provide leadership for curriculum design activities for the department.
3. Represent the department on college and university committees.
4. Engage in multidisciplinary research activities with college, university, and national collaborators.
5. Participate in other relevant practice and service opportunities at the local, state, and national level.

Applications must include a current CV and a cover letter indicating your interest in the position. You must also submit: Teaching Philosophy Statement as Specific Request 1 and Teaching Portfolio as Specific Request 2. The teaching philosophy statement and portfolio should demonstrate your experience with teaching online and teaching innovation.

The College of Public Health seeks to attract an active, culturally, and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of knowledge. Priority will be given to individuals who apply by January 31, 2021, but applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Steven Browning, PhD, Search Committee Chair, Department of Epidemiology, srbrown@email.uky.edu.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral, written, and electronic media with a wide variety of audiences.

Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a variety of individuals in academic and professional positions.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2020-12-14 Expires: 2021-08-20

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