Department of Epidemiology

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Epidemiology

The UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health is undertaking a search for a state-funded tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Epidemiology. We seek an outstanding candidate with a strong track record and dedication to teaching epidemiologic methods and who is recognized as a distinguished scholar in epidemiology. The candidate will have an active research portfolio and a history of successful external funding. Since its inception, the UCLA Department of Epidemiology has established itself as a leader in epidemiologic theory and methods, applied epidemiology, and public health. We are looking for a candidate with dedication to teaching and training the next generation of epidemiologists in areas such as, but not limited to, risk modeling, prediction, causal inference, and big data analyses.

The Fielding School of Public Health is located on the main UCLA campus in direct proximity to the other health sciences schools (Medicine, Dentistry, and Nursing), several professional schools, and the College of Letters and Science. The UCLA community has a strong history of and commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration. The Department also has strong research and training relations with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and national and international institutions.

Successful candidates must have a doctoral degree in Epidemiology or related field, a strong track record in teaching and training of pre- and/or post-doctoral students, peer-reviewed publications, and a demonstrated commitment to public health. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

Successful candidates must have a doctoral degree in Epidemiology or related field, a strong track record in teaching and training of pre-and/or post-doctoral students, peer-reviewed publications, and a demonstrated commitment to public health. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

The deadline for applications to be submitted is October 15, 2017 but the search remains open until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. Informal inquiries may be submitted to episearch@ph.ucla.edu.

UCLA is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.” Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Consideration will be given to candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to diversity and excellence.