Department of Epidemiology

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Non-Communicable Disease 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 an active research portfolio in population health or non-communicable disease epidemiology (preference will be given to candidates who take a population approach to risk of morbidity and mortality including in the areas of cardiovascular diseases, endocrine/metabolic diseases, obesity/nutrition, aging, violence/injury, and phamoco-epidemiology) and a history of successful external funding, consistent with career stage. The successful candidate should have a strong track record and dedication to teaching epidemiologic methods in his or her specialty area and beyond. 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 excellence in research and dedication to train the next generation of epidemiologists. The candidate should have experience with applied public health, epidemiologic field work, and establishing of prevention programs.

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.

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

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.

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