Job: Research Faculty Position, University of Michigan

Research Faculty Position
Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health
University of Michigan

The University of Michigan Department of Epidemiology invites applications for a Research Track Faculty position in the area of social epidemiology. Appointment as a Research Investigator, Assistant Research Scientist, or Research Assistant Professor will be made commensurate with experience. The new faculty member will join an active and productive research team on the social determinants of health and will play a lead role in NIH-funded research projects on neighborhood health effects, stress and cardiovascular disease, social environment by gene interactions, and health disparities generally.

The position offers ample opportunities for publication, interdisciplinary collaboration, grant writing, interactions with students and postdoctoral fellows, and career development. Candidates should hold a PhD in epidemiology or related field and have experience with complex health databases. Experience in multilevel and longitudinal data analysis methods, neighborhood health effects, and/or analyses of gene-by-environment interactions is a plus.

The position is based at the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health (CSEPH) within the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health http://www.sph.umich.edu/cseph/ CSEPH offers ample opportunities for interdisciplinary research, mentoring of students, and development of new research projects.

To apply, please provide a statement of current and future research plans, teaching philosophy and experience, and curriculum vitae to: Ana V. Diez Roux, Director, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029 or electronically to adiezrou@umich.edu. Review of applications will begin April 15, 2012 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply and the University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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