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Assistant Professor 10

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Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor 10
Posting Number F1700025
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

Join Our Interdisciplinary Team: The selected candidate will join a multidisciplinary research cluster in the area of ‘Built Environment, Health Behavior, and Health Outcomes’ involving faculty in the Departments of Rehabilitation Science, Community Health & Health Behavior, Urban and Regional Planning, and Architecture.

This position carries a high expectation for productive scholarship, including procurement of extramural grant funding and peer-reviewed publications. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise that supports one or more of UB’s related research strengths: universal design and accessibility of products and environments; assistive technology; home health and function; inequities in transportation, food, and global health affecting older adults and people with disabilities.

A joint appointment with a related department may be possible. Experience with multidisciplinary collaborations in a research or clinical setting and ability to mentor students across disciplines will be viewed favorably. Salary and benefits are competitive.

About UB and Western New York: The University at Buffalo is a research-intensive institution, the largest and most comprehensive of the campuses of the State University of New York. An opportunity exists for a shared appointment in another Department in the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

Western New York has unique characteristics that make it an ideal place to live and work. Buffalo, called “The City of Good Neighbors,” is the second largest city in New York State. Area public schools are outstanding and housing is very affordable. Buffalo is a cultural center with excellent theater, museums and music. In addition, the surrounding environment contains two of the Great Lakes for sailing, boating and fishing, as well as skiing, hiking and the beauty of Niagara Falls.

For more information about the area, please see: http://www.buffalo.edu/about_ub/the-buffalo-niagara-region.html.

This position was previously posted as posting number 1600937.

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Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications include: (1) an earned doctorate degree in a relevant field; (2) a strong record of or potential for extramural research funding; (3) a strong publication record for rank; and (4) excellence or potential for excellence in teaching. Eligibility for OT licensure in New York State will be viewed favorably, but is not required.

The successful candidate must contribute to the teaching, scholarship and service mission of the University.

Preferred Qualifications

Qualifications include: (1) an earned doctorate degree in a relevant field; (2) a strong record of or potential for extramural research funding; (3) a strong publication record for rank; and (4) excellence or potential for excellence in teaching. Eligibility for OT licensure in New York State will be viewed favorably, but is not required.

Experience with multidisciplinary collaborations in a research or clinical setting and ability to mentor students across disciplines will be viewed favorably.

The successful candidate must contribute to the teaching, scholarship and service mission of the University.

Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus South Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information

Contact Information

Contact's Name Jim Lenker, Ph.D
Contact's Title
Contact's Email lenker@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-829-6726

Posting Dates

Posted 12/01/2016
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be Filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required 3
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant By providing the names and e-mail addresses of my references, I hereby authorize either Human Resources or the applicable hiring department to contact my references via e-mail to request a reference letter on my behalf.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Statement
  3. Research Statement
  4. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents