Four tenure-track positions in the Department of Epidemiology at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. - University of Nebraska Medical Center

CLOSING DATE: December 19, 2018


JOB #: 13301

POSTED: November 19, 2018


The College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is seeking applicants for four tenure-track positions in the Department of Epidemiology at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidates will have a PhD or DrPH in Epidemiology and an established track record of external funding support, or demonstrated potential to obtain external funding, for epidemiologic research in one of following areas: infectious diseases or cancer. For infectious diseases, the Center for Biosecurity, Biopreparedness & Emerging Infectious Diseases is focused on activities directed toward preparedness for public health emergencies, as well as research in the fields of preparedness and infectious diseases. Other research activities include HIV/AIDS, healthcare epidemiology, nosocomial and device related infections, orthopedic infections, tuberculosis, solid organ transplant, and antimicrobial stewardship and resistance. For cancer, the Fred & Pamela Buffet Cancer Center and the Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases conduct research to better understand the causes of cancer and cancer prevention. Faculty will be expected to lead an independent research program and engage in collaborative research; participate in teaching and mentoring master’s and doctoral-level students; and provide service to the department, college and university. The Department of Epidemiology offers an MPH and PhD in Epidemiology, certificates in Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Emergency Preparedness and an MS in Emergency Preparedness. There are currently 14 faculty members in the Department of Epidemiology that conduct research on a broad range of health outcomes and exposures.


Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Epidemiology (PhD, DrPH or equivalent) with evidence of rigorous training in epidemiology, demonstrated capacity to secure external funding, peer-reviewed publications and a commitment to teaching and advising. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. UNMC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and attach a 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) listing of three references; and 4) statement of teaching and research philosophy.

How to Apply:

Applications can be found at: Junior Faculty Cancer Epidemiologist: Senior Faculty Cancer Epidemiologist: Senior Faculty Infectious Disease Epidemiologist: Junior Faculty Infectious Disease Epidemiologist: Any questions? Contact Dr. Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway ( for the cancer positions or Dr. Christine Arcari ( for the infectious diseases positons.