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Position: Assistant Professor - Public Health Sciences
Institution: Pennsylvania State University
Location: University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
Duties: The Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS) in Hershey, PA is seeking applicants to fill a non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor within its Division of Epidemiology. The specialty areas of interest cut across cancer, nutrition, and diabetes. PHS offers six Graduate programs, namely, PhD in Epidemiology, PhD in Biostatistics, Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Research, and Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security with an option in Public Health Preparedness, as well as several Graduate Certificate programs
Requirements: The successful candidate should possess a doctoral degree in epidemiology or a related discipline, have a steadily increasing track record of scholarly activity, and display the potential for developing a strong portfolio of research activities in epidemiology. The successful candidate will possess training and experience in epidemiology that is applicable to biomedical research. In the initial year, the successful candidate will be expected to expend approximately 90% effort on funded research and 10% effort on teaching and mentoring students
   
Text: Skip to main content careers Assistant Professor - Public Health Sciences College of Medicine Apply APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: CURRENT PENN STATE EMPLOYEE (faculty, staff, technical service, or student), please login to Workday to complete the internal application process. Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday. CURRENT PENN STATE STUDENT (not employed previously at the university) and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process. Please do not apply here, apply internally through Workday. If you are NOT a current employee or student, please click “Apply” and complete the application process for external applicants. JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS: The Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS) in Hershey, PA is seeking applicants to fill a non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor within its Division of Epidemiology. The specialty areas of interest cut across cancer, nutrition, and diabetes. The Department consists of four academic divisions, namely, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Health Services and Behavioral Research, and Clinical Informatics Research. There are more than 60 faculty members in the Department (35 tenured/tenure-eligible) and more than 70 support staff members. PHS provides a strong infrastructure for its faculty members in the areas of biostatistics, study design, data management, research computing, project management, and finance and administration. PHS offers six Graduate programs, namely, PhD in Epidemiology, PhD in Biostatistics, Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Research, and Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security with an option in Public Health Preparedness, as well as several Graduate Certificate programs. The successful candidate will possess training and experience in epidemiology that is applicable to biomedical research. In the initial year, the successful candidate will be expected to expend approximately 90% effort on funded research and 10% effort on teaching and mentoring students. The successful candidate should possess a doctoral degree in epidemiology or a related discipline, have a steadily increasing track record of scholarly activity, and display the potential for developing a strong portfolio of research activities in epidemiology. With its location in Hershey, near Harrisburg, PA, PHS has a strong collaborative relationship with public health scientists and practitioners within the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and credentials. Candidates should apply and submit a letter of application to include a statement of current and future research interests, curriculum vitae, and names with contact information for three professional references. This is a limited-term non-tenure line position funded for one year from date of hire, with possibility of refunding. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University polices. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.  CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here. Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 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