Job Title Assistant Professor, Epidemiology
Position Number 600129
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Department HSH BSOM Public Health
Department Homepage https: // public-health.ecu.edu/
Advertising Department PUBLIC HEALTH, DEPT OF
Division Health Sciences
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Public Health Epidemiology Faculty
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Range Commensurate with Qualifications
Position Location (City) Greenville
Position Type Faculty (Teaching)
Job Category Faculty (Teaching)
Organizational Unit Overview
The Department of Public Health of the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina
University (ECU) invites applicants for an Assistant Professor, twelve-
month, tenure-track faculty position in Epidemiology. Located in Greenville,
North Carolina, ECU, a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University, is the third
largest of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system.
The Department of Public Health offers a Masters of Public Health (MPH)
degree program accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health
(CEPH), with over 110 MPH students enrolled. The Department offers a DrPH
degree with concentrations in Environmental and Occupational Health and Health
Policy, Administration and Leadership. The Department of Public Health is
committed to educating professionals and conducting research to improve the
health of rural communities in North Carolina and beyond.
Home to 11 faculty members, the Department of Public Health has three
concentrations: Epidemiology, Community Health and Health Behavior, and Health
Policy, Administration and Leadership. Our MPH program prepares professionals
to identify and address complex public health challenges using innovative and
collaborative approaches that integrate research and service primarily in
rural settings. The Department promotes a diverse and inclusive climate and
seeks to enhance interdisciplinary teaching and research.
ECU seeks to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the
highest caliber, skilled in teaching, scholarship, and with a philosophy
toward community service.
The successful candidate will develop and deliver instructional materials for
teaching basic and intermediate epidemiology in-person and online in the MPH
The qualified candidate will be expected to mentor a variety of student
learners, conduct investigator-initiated research, and provide university,
professional, and community service, consistent with a 12-month, tenure-track
faculty members at ECU.
Candidate must have earned a doctorate (PhD, DrPH, ScD, etc.) in
Epidemiology or related field, such as Population Health Sciences, preferably
from an accredited school of public health.
Demonstration of excellence in and commitment to teaching observational and
experimental epidemiology, including quantitative data analysis to a variety
of adult learners.
License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Preference will be given to candidates with a doctorate in epidemiology or
related field and a master's degree in biostatistics.
Preference will be given to candidates that demonstrate teaching excellence in
distance education to adult learners.
Preference will be given to candidates with a research and teaching focus in
the epidemiology of chronic diseases, including cardiometabolic outcomes,
oncology, or neurologic conditions.
Experience with data analysis using SAS, R, Stata, and/or other software
applications is preferred.
Demonstration of a strong quantitative background in design and analysis of
observational and intervention studies (clinical or community-based trials),
a consistent record of peer-reviewed publications, and a research agenda
(established or aspirational) are preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicant
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile
online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a
candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant
Letter of Interest describing professional/academic experiences, research
achievements and aspirations, and teaching philosophy, including courses newly
developed or taught;
List of Three References (noting contact information)
Additional Instructions to Applicant
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a
candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested
documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and
experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.
Job Open Date 01/10/2022
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date.
If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the
initial screening date.
Initial Screening Begins 02/10/2022
Rank Level Assistant Professor
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting
https: // ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/47805
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action
employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and
retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration.
We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans,
individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political
affiliation, or veteran status.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at
(252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or ADA-Coordinator@ecu.edu.
Eligibility for Employment
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks.
Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates
in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and
employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
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