The Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology (IDM), Pitt Public Health, University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time position at the level of Assistant Professor (tenure stream). The successful applicant will have a doctoral degree in infectious diseases, epidemiology, public health, social or behavioral science, or a related discipline (e.g., MD/DO), as well as a strong record of public health practice and/or applied research in sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS. A history of externally funded research or the demonstrated ability to attract external funding is preferred. The position will function as Director of a 3-year demonstration project, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Pennsylvania Department of Health, intended to increase pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake in Allegheny County (PA) among populations most at risk for HIV infection.
The successful candidate will have advanced skills in applied HIV-related research and practice, and significant experience implementing collaborative interventions. University of Pittsburgh faculty are expected to engage in research, teaching, and service activities, which will include mentorship of graduate students and assistance in the teaching of graduate courses. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Applicants should submit by email, referencing position #0131653, to Judy Malenka (firstname.lastname@example.org) a curriculum vitae, a statement up to three pages of research interests and future plans, and names and contact details of three references.
Review of applications will commence upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled.
University of Pittsburgh faculty members engage in research, teaching and mentoring, and service to the academy and the community-at-large. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, and sexual and gender minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Internal Number: 0131653
About University of Pittsburgh
Infectious diseases are at the root of some of the world’s most pressing public health issues. The Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology (IDM) in the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health has a long and distinguished history as a leader in graduate education, cutting-edge research, community intervention, and health provider education in infectious diseases. A major component of our mission involves training the next generation of scientists and public health professionals to join in the effort to reduce the impact of infectious diseases worldwide. Our department’s extensive research, community intervention, education, and training programs provide you with a dynamic educational experience and are key to your achieving your professional goals.The mission of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology is to conduct research, teaching, and service that will enhance the control of infectious diseases in the human population.