Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

East Carolina University

United States

February 10, 2022


Posting Details Job Title Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Position Number 600129 Vacancy Open to All Candidates Department HSH BSOM Public Health Department Homepage https: // 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.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will develop and deliver instructional materials for teaching basic and intermediate epidemiology in-person and online in the MPH program.

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.

Minimum Education/Experience

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 documents:

Curriculum Vitae;

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: // AA/EOE

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

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.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday- Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

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  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

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