Assistant or Associate Professor in Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Biomedical Statistics

The Department of Pathobiology (http://vetmed.illinois.edu/path/) at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, announces one or two 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor positions in Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Biomedical Statistics. These positions are available beginning on or about August 15, 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and start-up packages will be provided.

The University of Illinois (Illinois) is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu . At Illinois we have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs: http://provost.illinois.edu/faculty-affairs/work-life-balance/ .

Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability or potential to establish and maintain a well-funded extramural research program, contribute to teaching at the graduate and professional levels, and collaborate with a vibrant community of basic and clinical scientists. Candidates must hold a PhD in epidemiology or a related discipline, and preference will be given to those also having a DVM or MD degree. Demonstrated productivity in epidemiologic research is required, particularly in the area of infectious diseases. Expertise in the following areas is considered highly desirable: biomedical statistics, analysis of big data, molecular epidemiology, medical geography, or One Health.

The Department encompasses a unique multidisciplinary blend of expertise in bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic pathogenesis, immunology, and epidemiology that facilitates integrated approaches and enables vital discoveries in all aspects of disease emergence, mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions, and novel approaches to disease prevention.

The Department of Pathobiology at the College of Veterinary Medicine features modern research and animal care facilities. Specialized research services are available through the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology (http://beckman.illinois.edu/), Roy J. Carver Biotechnology Center (http://www.biotech.illinois.edu/), Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (http://www.igb.illinois.edu/), Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (http://mntl.illinois.edu/), National Center for Supercomputing Applications (http://www.ncsa.illinois.edu/), Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (https://healthinstitute.illinois.edu/), and the Illinois Data Science Institute (https://publish.illinois.edu/data-science-institute/).

For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at https://go.illinois.edu/Epidemiology_Faculty and upload application materials, including your cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of research interests and plans, and the names and contact information (email) for at least three professional references by January 15, 2019. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled. Applicants may be interviewed prior to the closing date; however, no hiring decisions will be made until after that date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

For further information regarding application procedures, please contact Karen Nichols at klp68@illinois.edu . For additional information regarding the positions, contact Dr. Rebecca Smith at rlsdvm@illinois.edu.

Type
Senior faculty
Institution
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
City
Urbana
Country
United States
Closing date
January 15th, 2019
Posted on
October 25th, 2018 21:23
Last updated
October 25th, 2018 21:23
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