Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention | PHS-Epidemiology
Job Title: Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention
Job ID: 1311
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job Category: FAC
Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention
The Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, in the Division of Public Health Sciences at the Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is actively searching for a Chair. The Department is a vibrant and successful academic unit dedicated to research in the etiology and prevention of diseases. It is most well-known for its strong chronic disease prevention portfolio. Areas of research include cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, aging, genetic epidemiology, health disparities, health services research, occupational health, and nutrition. Faculty participate in observational epidemiological studies and clinical trials, and have extensive experience with large, 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.
The ideal candidate will have a PhD, MD, or comparable degree plus training or extensive experience in epidemiology or related field, and will serve as the research, academic, and administrative leader for the Department. This person will be responsible for the continued success of the department''s research activities and graduate program and for faculty recruitment and development. The Chair will report to the Director of the Division of Public Health Sciences. It is expected that the Chair will maintain an active research portfolio.
Winston-Salem, with a population of approximately 220,000, is nestled in the northwestern region of North Carolina, within easy driving distance to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and the pristine beaches of North Carolina.
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.
For more information about the department:
Interested candidates who meet the qualifications please apply http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Faculty/Current-Opportunities.htm
Monica Kiger-Physician & Faculty Recruiter
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".
Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-7580. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.
If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Director for the Office of Physician & Faculty Recruitment by phone (336) 716-7580 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.