Lead a robust research portfolio in a collaborative environment; Serve as PI/Co-I on multiple research projects; Lead and collaborate on manuscripts; Teach epidemiology courses each academic year at the graduate and undergraduate levels, both online and in-person, on both the Health Sciences Campus in Maywood and Lake Shore Campus in Chicago; Mentor graduate and undergraduate students on research methods, grant applications, and publications; Work with colleagues to enhance and improve existing programs and develop new academic ones, including a DrPH degree; Serve on University, school, departmental or other academic unit committees
Doctoral degree in epidemiology; Expertise in teaching and research using classical and advanced epidemiology study designs and analysis methods applied to public/population health and clinical research; Demonstrated potential to establish or evidence of an established externally funded research program, if applying at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants at the Associate Professor level must have an established extramurally funded research (e.g., NIH/AHRQ/CDC, Foundations); Evidence of exemplary teaching record through course evaluations, peer reviews, etc
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Duties and Responsibilities Loyola University Chicago ( LUC ), Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health invites applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured epidemiology position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences. This position is a 12-month appointment. Parkinson School Highlights Loyola University Chicago’s Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health (est. 2019) is an innovative new school committed to applying an entrepreneurial philosophy of educational excellence, research, and service as a means to achieve the goals of improving human potential through the health sciences and the promotion of health equity. The Parkinson School is the academic home to four departments (Applied Health Sciences, Healthcare Administration, Health Informatics and Data Science, and Public Health Sciences), the Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research ( CHOIR ), the Center for Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship ( CHIE ), Loyola’s participation in the Institute for Translational Medicine ( ITM ) and the COVID Equity Response Collaborative ( CERCL ). To learn more about the Parkinson School visit https:// www.luc.edu/parkinson/. Loyola University Chicago Highlights Loyola University Chicago is best known as Chicago’s Jesuit Catholic University. Recognizing Loyola’s excellence, U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks it among the top national universities. Loyola is also among a select group of universities recognized for community service and engagement by prestigious national organizations like the Carnegie Foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service. Further, Loyola is one of only eight percent of all American colleges and universities to have a Phi Beta Kappa honor society chapter. At Loyola University Chicago, we are driven by our Jesuit tradition of social justice, our service to humanity, and our role as an institution of higher education to create a more equitable and sustainable future for our local and global communities. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. To learn more about LUC’s focus on transformative education, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed. About the Department The Department of Public Health Sciences ( PHS ) is home to research and education programs on population health and health equity. Faculty research interests include chronic and infectious disease epidemiology, health services and outcomes, vector control, and health behavior and health promotion. The department’s research is often conducted in collaboration with community partners. As a small department in a new school, teamwork is essential and innovation is prized in pursuit of our mission, grounded in the Jesuit tradition of social justice, to prepare public health professionals through collaborative community-engaged education, ethical practice, research, and service to improve population health. The department’s educational programs include a Master of Public Health (established in 2009), Bachelor of Science in Public Health (c. 2019), a Clinical Research Methods and Epidemiology Master of Science (c. 2005), several joint degree programs and a graduate certificate. The MPH Program has an active enrollment of about 130 students, and offers three specializations: Epidemiology, Public Health Policy and Management, and Global Health Equity. The BSPH is a generalist degree, with approximately 90 students in the major. Our MPH and BSPH programs are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. The department is located on Loyola’s Health Sciences Campus ( HSC ) in Chicago’s western suburbs at the Center for Translational Research and Education ( CTRE ), but offers its degree programs on both the HSC and Lake Shore Campus, as well as online. Academic Duties and Responsibilities Lead a robust research portfolio in a collaborative environment Serve as PI/Co-I on multiple research projects Lead and collaborate on manuscripts Teach epidemiology courses each academic year at the graduate and undergraduate levels, both online and in-person, on both the Health Sciences Campus in Maywood and Lake Shore Campus in Chicago Mentor graduate and undergraduate students on research methods, grant applications, and publications Work with colleagues to enhance and improve existing programs and develop new academic ones, including a DrPH degree Serve on University, school, departmental or other academic unit committees Qualifications Qualifications We are looking for a candidate with an innovative research and teaching agenda, who will enhance our epidemiology core and complement or deepen our current department strengths in population-based and population health research areas including but not limited to: Chronic and Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Nutrition Epidemiology, Genetic Epidemiology, and Modern Epidemiological Methods. Strong candidates will demonstrate in their areas of expertise evidence of, or potential to, contribute to advance knowledge on health equity and translational research. The candidate’s ability to work collaboratively across disciplines and in teams will be considered. The ideal candidate also must be able to meet rank and tenure guidelines at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Required Doctoral degree in epidemiology Expertise in teaching and research using classical and advanced epidemiology study designs and analysis methods applied to public/population health and clinical research Demonstrated potential to establish or evidence of an established externally funded research program, if applying at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants at the Associate Professor level must have an established extramurally funded research (e.g., NIH / AHRQ / CDC , Foundations) Evidence of exemplary teaching record through course evaluations, peer reviews, etc. Evidence of mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students Ongoing record of peer-reviewed publications Evidence of professional service National and/or international recognition of scholarship for applicants at the Associate Professor level Outstanding written and oral skills to present research and teach Ability to work and collaborate with individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds and commitment to community engagement, diversity, inclusion and social justice Preferred Expertise on research methods on social determinants of health and health equity Record of community engagement Experience working with public health and health-related data, including electronic health records and other secondary data sources Desired Expertise in visualization of complex health data Experience developing new degree programs How to Apply Applicants should apply online at: https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/17450 . Questions of content and process can be directed to Search Committee Chair Holly Mattix-Kramer, MD, MPH at firstname.lastname@example.org . Applicants should include electronic copies of: 1. a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position; 2. a curriculum vitae; 3. a statement of research interests; 4. a statement of teaching and training interests, teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching and mentoring effectiveness; 5. a list of references (who will be contacted for finalists only). Our review of applications will continue until we fill the position. Preference will be given to applications received before October 15, 2022 , although applications will be considered until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is Spring to Fall 2023, or until position is filled. Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty and staff. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. We encourage underrepresented minorities and women candidates to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law. Physical Demands Working Conditions Minimum Education and/or Work Experience Open Date 09/22/2021 Close Date Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Posting https://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/17381 Job Number 8550093 Organizational Location HEALTH SCIENCES CAMPUS Posting Details Posting Detail Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 01/01/2022 Position End Date Open Until Filled Yes Applicant Documents Required Documents Cover Letter/Letter of Application Curriculum Vitae Optional Documents Teaching Statement Research Statement Writing Sample Scholarly Publications Teaching Evaluations Other Document Unofficial Transcripts Multi Media Resume Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). Loyola University Chicago | Information: (773) 508 - 6000 1032 W Sheridan Rd | Chicago, IL | 60660 2018 (c) Loyola University Chicago | University Policies Support LUC To ensure the security of your data, you will be logged out due to inactivity in 3 minutes at . 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