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. Candidates with expertise in clinical epidemiology are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will join an existing group of USC health scientists embedded in the Greenville Health System(GHS), a large, rapid-learning health system, with the goal of developing a research program in clinical epidemiology, health outcomes and health services research. GHS currently has robust research portfolios in oncology, obstetrics-gynecology and surgery with expanding research portfolios in a number of other medical disciplines such as pediatrics and orthopedics as well as in health systems research.
Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in epidemiology or closely related discipline, a promising record of original research publications on topics related to health outcomes or healthcare services research, a commitment to quality teaching, and demonstrated ability to work within interdisciplinary teams are required. Successful candidates will have research experience relevant to the clinical setting. Evidence or promise of obtaining competitive external funding is essential. For the rank of Associate Professor, applicants must have successful track record of extramural peer-reviewed funding and appropriate graduate-level teaching experience.
Internal Number: FAC00176PO18
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.