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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, EPIDEMIOLOGY OF AGING

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 264024-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Department:SMPH/POP HEALTH SCI/POP HLTH
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

The Department of Population Health Sciences in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking highly qualified applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to investigate the epidemiology of aging, and specifically brain aging, including sensory and cognitive aging and dementia. Population Health Sciences is an interdisciplinary department with the goal of understanding, preserving, and improving health of human populations and individuals.

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.

Responsibilities:

The selected candidate is expected to develop and maintain a robust extramurally funded research program (75%), teach courses in epidemiology including the epidemiology of aging (15%), and participate in professional, public, and university service (10%).

The successful applicant will participate in administrative and committee work to support the clinical and scholarly missions of UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Required
Terminal Degree
PhD in Epidemiology or closely related field

Required
Master's Degree
(or higher) in Psychology in addition to the PhD requirement

Qualifications:

Candidates with a minimum of 2 years of formal postdoctoral training in epidemiology, a minimum of 3 years working with both national and international longitudinal cohort data pertaining to aging and cognitive/sensory disorders, demonstrated success in attaining extramural research funding, outstanding record of research publications in the epidemiology of aging, and teaching experience in the epidemiology of aging will be considered. Areas of focus must feature brain aging, including sensory and cognitive aging and dementia.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

OCTOBER 01, 2022

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a CV and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the CV and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is September 3, 2022, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

Contact:

Shaun Hernandez
svhernandez@wisc.edu
608-263-2262
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Official Title:

Assistant Professor(FA040)

Department(s):

A538500-MEDICAL SCHOOL/POP HEALTH SCI/POP HLTH

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

264024-FA

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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