University of Washington School of Public Health
Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor in Residence - University of California, Davis, Violence Prevention Research Program
Closing Date: April 28, 2018
Posted: March 28, 2018
The Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP), a unit of the Department of Emergency Medicine in the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, is seeking to fill a faculty position at the Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor in Residence level. The focus of this position is on the design and execution of large-scale observational and experimental research on the individual and societal causes, consequences, and prevention of firearm violence and other forms of violence.
As an Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor in Residence, this faculty member will be responsible for independent research, collaborative research, teaching, mentoring, and public and university service. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in epidemiology, medicine, or a related discipline. Additional training during a formal post-doctoral fellowship is desirable. There must be an established record of independent and collaborative research on violence, including firearm violence. There must be three recent peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated experience in the design, conduct, and reporting of large-scale observational and/or experimental studies. Some of this experience must be at the leadership level. Success as a Principal Investigator in attracting extramural funding for research on firearm violence is required.
The University of California, Davis, is one of the nation’s leading research universities and also has commitments to excellence in teaching and public service. VPRP is a multi-disciplinary program of research and policy development focused on the causes, consequences, and prevention of violence. We place a particular focus on firearm violence and host UCFC, the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center, established by the state of California and the nation’s only publicly-supported center for research on firearm violence. Our mission is to develop and disseminate the research evidence on which informed policy and practice are based. VPRP researchers and collaborating investigators include representatives from medicine, epidemiology, criminology, biostatistics, economics, and the law. Further information is at http://ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/vprp .
This recruitment is conducted at the Assistant Professor rank. The resulting hire will be at the Assistant rank, regardless of the proposed appointee’s qualifications. Applicants should register at the UC Davis Recruit portal (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/) and navigate to position #JPF02102. Required application materials for this position include a cover letter outlining the applicant’s qualifications and areas of interest (with regard to teaching and research); a CV; copies of three peer-reviewed publications (articles in press are acceptable, with documentation); and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three individuals who have agreed to serve as a reference. For full consideration, applications must be received by April 20, 2018.
UC Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/nondiscrimAffirmAct. If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the recruiting department.How to Apply: