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Assistant Professor HS

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Position Title Assistant Professor HS
Posting Number F1700011
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

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Position Summary

The Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (EEH) in the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) at the University at Buffalo (UB) is recruiting an outstanding candidate for a state funded, 12-month, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a global health researcher with epidemiologic expertise in observational studies, intervention trials, program evaluation, and/or surveillance. Of particular interest are those with a research focus in infectious disease or non-communicable disease epidemiology in a global context.

Candidates should have doctoral level training (PhD, MD or equivalent) in epidemiology or a related field with high potential for success and scholarly growth. The faculty member will be expected to develop an independent research program that brings distinction to the Department, School and University, through a productive, funded research program, and to engage in teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students in epidemiology and impactful professional service. Experience in multidisciplinary research is desired.

The SPHHP is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. EEH offers PhD, MS and MPH degrees in Epidemiology, and MPH degrees in Environmental Health and Health Services Administration.

The University at Buffalo (UB) provides a rich environment for collaborative and transdisciplinary research. This faculty member will benefit from and contribute to the university-wide collaborative group, the UB Community for Global Health Equity as well as a number of exciting university-wide initiatives. Other collaborative opportunities include groups focused on the microbiome, the environment, and clinical and translational research, offering unique opportunities for transdisciplinary scholarship. Department strengths include cancer, cardiovascular disease, women’s health, nutrition, physical activity, infectious disease, environmental epidemiology, maternal and child health, and health services research. Dedicated to academic excellence, UB is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and is the leading public research university in New York State.

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For more information about EEH, please see For questions, please contact Dr. Pavani K. Ram, EEH Associate Professor and Director of the Community for Global Health Equity at or (716) 829-5380. Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and research and teaching statements. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The State University of New York at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Recruiter. We welcome and seek to foster diversity among applicants and our faculty, staff, and students and encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in epidemiology and public health. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at This position was previously posted as posting number 1600620.

Minimum Qualifications

Doctoral level degree (PhD, MD or equivalent) in epidemiology or a related field.
High potential for success and scholarly growth.

Preferred Qualifications

Productive research program
Experience teaching and mentoring graduate students
Record of professional service

Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus South Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

Contact Information

Contact's Name Pavani Ram
Contact's Title Associate Professor
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-829-5380

Posting Dates

Posted 08/24/2016
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be Filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Applicants must apply online; we can only accept applications from that venue. Reference contact information will be requested from seriously considered candidates.  

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
Optional Documents