Old Dominion University invites applications for a 10-month full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the School of Community and Environmental Health. Incoming faculty will be expected to maintain an active program of teaching, service and research.
We are seeking a researcher-scholar committed to high-quality public health research, teaching, service, and practice. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated interest in working collaboratively with students and faculty. The candidate should have strong research expertise in epidemiology, the ability to develop study plans for new and ongoing research initiatives, and robust capabilities in data management and data interpretation. The candidate must have significant experience in study design, in developing analytic approaches for health-related studies, and in guiding and conducting statistical data analyses and data interpretation. The candidate must also have the requisite competencies to effectively teach and mentor students in epidemiology, research study design and related areas such as effectively communicating data results orally and in writing. Experience with environmental/occupational epidemiologic research or disaster epidemiology is preferred. Candidates with evidence of peer-reviewed publication and extramural funding are preferred. The successful candidate should be able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team or with varied stakeholders and audiences including MPH, PhD, and undergraduate students.
Review of applications will begin November 12, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. A complete application will contain a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and contact information for three references which is to be submitted to: https://jobs.odu.edu/ by clicking on the Faculty and Administrative Opportunities.
Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Required qualifications include:
Candidates for this position must meet the following minimum requirements:
Earned terminal degree (e.g., PhD, ScD) in epidemiology or a closely related field from an accredited public health program, school, or institution;
Experience with epidemiologic research and experience and understanding with epidemiologic approaches and methods
Expertise in research methodology including study design, data interpretation, data management, and data analysis
Graduate level teaching experience in epidemiology
Demonstrated research independence and strong record of research including refereed journal publications and an external funded research
Proficiency in at least one statistical and database software package such as SAS, SPSS, STATA is required.
Potential for securing new external research funding
Track record of strong community engagement
Excellent oral and written communication skills; the candidate must be able to communicate (in written and oral form) methodological approaches (study design, analysis plans etc.) and research results effective.
Preferred attributes of the candidate include:
Experience with environmental/occupational epidemiologic research or disaster epidemiology is preferred
Demonstrated experience in research design, multiple statistical approaches, survey methods
Familiarity with vulnerable populations, current environmental health challenges, and emerging issues such as sea level rise
Demonstrated experience working with others and across departments or disciplines; Collaborative research potential and experience,
Experience advising and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience. Old Dominion University offers an excellent faculty benefits package.
Internal Number: F0912A
About Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University is a doctoral, research university -high research activity enrolling approximately 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The main campus is located in Norfolk, Virginia, which is part of the historic and internationally oriented Hampton Roads metropolitan area, with a population of more than 1.4 million. Old Dominion also operates higher education centers in the nearby cities of Virginia Beach, Hampton, and Portsmouth, as well as distance learning sites across the commonwealth. Programs are also broadcast to Navy ships at sea. A pioneer and acknowledged leader in the application of technology to deliver programs, Old Dominion currently is gaining a worldwide reputation for its modeling and simulation program, and has set a goal of becoming a Top 100 public research university.
Old Dominion University has an annual operating budget in excess of $543 million, an endowment of $185 million, and an annual research volume of $96 million. Currently, 41 doctoral, 56 master’s and 66 bachelor’s degrees are offered in liberal arts and sciences, business, education, engineering and technology, and health sciences.