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Associate or Assistant Professor Epidemiology and Prevention | PHS-Epidemiology

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Associate or Assistant Professor Epidemiology and Prevention
Job ID: 20714
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Physician and Faculty
Location: Winston-Salem, NC North Carolina
Physician and Faculty, Medical, Healthcare12/28/2016The Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences at Wake Forest School of Medicine is seeking highly qualified applicants for appointment to a tenure-track faculty position.The ideal candidate will possess the following: PhD, DrPH or ScD doctoral trained in...

Job Description

The Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences at Wake Forest School of Medicine is seeking highly qualified applicants for appointment to a tenure-track faculty position.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • PhD, DrPH or ScD doctoral trained in epidemiology or related fields or
  • MD/DO
  • Relevant research background
  • Qualifications sufficient for either an Assistant or Associate Professor rank
  • Able to demonstrate a record of scholarship
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Experience and/or demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary research

The successful candidate will be expected to develop an extramurally funded, independent research program. Candidates hired at the Associate level will be expected to have already achieved independence in their research, as evidenced by having obtained extramural funding to support their research program. In addition to developing an independent program of research, faculty responsibilities include teaching in the Master's program and participating in departmental and school-wide service opportunities.

The Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, in the Division of Public Health Sciences, is a vibrant and successful academic unit dedicated to research in the etiology and prevention of diseases. Areas of faculty research include cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, aging, obesity, genomic epidemiology, cancer, health disparities, health services research, occupational health, pediatric health, nutrition and pharmacoepidemiology. Faculty members lead and contribute to epidemiological studies and clinical trials, and have extensive experience with multi-institutional, national and international studies. They also conduct community-based research and collaborate with clinicians and basic scientists from a variety of other departments in the School of Medicine.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is a fully integrated academic medical center which has been ranked as one of America's "Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report for the 20th consecutive year. This includes the Comprehensive Cancer Center which is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer center and is structured to optimize multidisciplinary and translational research. Wake Forest has an NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award. The medical center is located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, which is also the home of Wake Forest University and Wake Forest University School of Medicine. The city has a population of approximately 250,000 and the area provides: four seasons, a very reasonable cost of living, strong schools, an enthusiastically supported arts community, sports teams, active community life, outstanding college and university systems, and close proximity to pristine beaches and the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff. Interested candidates who meet the qualifications are invited to apply online and include ONE document with their research statement and curriculum vitae for consideration or email to: Ms. Lynn Kiger (, Assistant to Alain G Bertoni, MD MPH, Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention.

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