Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant/Associate/Professor in Global Health
Department Rutgers Global Health Inst
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Rutgers Global Health Institute invites applications for faculty positions
that focus on broad areas of global health, such as epidemics and infectious
diseases, nutrition and health, health systems, health economics, and the
effects of climate change on health.
We are seeking committed investigators at assistant or associate/full
professor level (tenured or tenure tracked) to join RGHI and the appropriate
affiliated Rutgers school or health system to contribute to rigorous science
and knowledge development. Faculty are anticipated to engage in research and
scholarly activities, but residence location is not restricted to New Jersey.
This position seeks to identify extraordinary scholars in their fields.
Responsibilities include a combination of research and education.
Interdisciplinary researchers are desired.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Establishes an innovative, independent, collaborative and extramurally
funded research program
• Provides thought leadership in the respective global health research area
• Understands and adheres to legacy UMDNJ's compliance standards as they
appear in legacy UMDNJ's Corporate Compliance Policy and Code of Conduct and
Conflict of Interest Policy.
Posting Number 21FA1270
Posting Open Date 10/29/2021
Posting Close Date
Minimum Education and Experience
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
• Candidates for Assistant Professor should have strong research potential
(as demonstrated by relevant publications and funding potential).
• Candidates for Associate Professor should have a strong track record of
research publication, and funding.
• Candidates for Full Professor position should have a track record of
research, publication, and funding that distinguishes them, nationally or
internationally, as leaders in their fields.
Successful candidates should possess a doctoral degree in epidemiology,
medicine, public health, or related field with a strong publication record,
and a history of external grant funding (or demonstrated potential to obtain
funding) in their field of research. Applicants should have a minimum of 5
years post-doctorate employment.
• Excellent research/publication record
• Experience leading, supervising and/or working with multidisciplinary
• Experience teaching at the graduate level (Master's degree or higher
degree), with responsibility for directing the research of others
• Strong communication, writing, problem solving and interpersonal abilities.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
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New Jersey's premier academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health
Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students,
providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of
improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and
collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral
health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment
and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental
and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our elite and renowned faculty are teachers, health researchers and providers,
and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and
provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an
outstanding education and training in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public
health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health
careers. An important mission of RBHS is to promote the careers of faculty,
staff, and learners.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is
equipped as never before to transform lives.
Rutgers Global Health Institute offices are located on the Rutgers campus in
New Brunswick, New Jersey. The institute was founded in 2017 and is a vibrant,
multidisciplinary organization dedicated to
scholarly collaboration and research that focuses on critical questions
related to access to healthcare, health services, population health, and
health equity. Rutgers Global Health Institute is a universitywide entity that
can jointly recruit with any other Rutgers school. Rutgers Global Health
Institute's core and affiliate members include over 100 outstanding faculty
who have generated award-winning scholarship that has influenced fields such
as infectious diseases, women's and gender studies, biomedical informatics,
epidemiology, health systems, and translational medicine. The institute is
home to many faculty elected to National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,
and Medicine advisory committees, named fellow of the American Association for
the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and recipients of multiple awards such as
the Edison Patent Award.
Faculty are actively involved in mentoring future scholars at the graduate and
undergraduate levels. The institute is housed in a 57,000 square foot state-
of-the-art, custom-built academic and research facility located in the heart
of New Brunswick, an ethnically diverse city with easy access to public
transportation to New York City and Philadelphia.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link to Posting https: // jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/146584
Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
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