The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Arnold School of Public Health (ASPH) at the University of South Carolina (USC) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Epidemiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This recruitment is specifically targeted for candidates with specialized expertise in infectious disease epidemiology with strong potential to develop an independent research program in the epidemiology of infectious disease at the ASPH.
The successful applicant will have an earned doctoral degree or equivalent training in epidemiology, demonstrated evidence of high-quality scholarly research, and the potential to successfully compete for external research funding. For the rank of Associate Professor, applicants must have successful track record of competitive external funding in support of research and appropriate teaching experience. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an active research program, teach courses in infectious disease epidemiology and other epidemiology courses, mentor graduate students, and contribute to the department and school through professional service.
Internal Number: FAC00174PO18
About University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a Carnegie University of High Research Activity and Community Engagement. Located in the capitol city of Columbia, the University has five Health Science Units consisting of the Arnold School of Public Health, Schools of Medicine in Columbia and Greenville, the College of Nursing, the College of Pharmacy, and the College of Social Work. The Arnold School consists of six departments and a number of research centers focusing on disease prevention, nutrition and physical activity, health services and policy, rural health, aging, and health disparities. Local resources include the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control and a gold star rated Central Cancer Registry. The Health and Demographics section of the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office maintains a statewide, integrated data warehouse that contains Medicaid, hospitalization, and other health data available for research.
The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics is home to faculty with extramurally-funded research from NIH, CDC, the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, and non-profit organizations. Our faculty members are nationally and internationally renowned for their res...earch and outreach programs. The Department offers master’s and doctoral degrees in epidemiology and biostatistics. Our epidemiology program is home to about 80 masters and doctoral students. There are ample opportunities to collaborate with faculty members inside the Department and across the school who are working in the areas of cancer, diabetes, obesity, physical activity, maternal and child health, social epidemiology, medical geography, and environmental and occupational epidemiology. More information about the Arnold School and the Department can be found at www.sph.sc.edu.