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Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health

Stanford University - SoM Basic Science Consortium
Stanford, California
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Dec 21, 2022

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Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health - Non-Tenure Line (Teaching)
Stanford University School of Medicine

The Stanford University School of Medicine seeks highly qualified candidates for a full-time Non-Tenure Line (Teaching) faculty position in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health (EPH). EPH is a basic science department within the School of Medicine. EPH is the primary hub for epidemiologic teaching and research at Stanford. The teaching content includes clinical research, with MS and PhD degree programs, an undergraduate co-terminal master’s degree, an on-line certificate program, and strong ties to numerous training and research programs throughout the Medical School and University. Stanford is a highly interdisciplinary university, with the medical school sharing the same unitary campus with departments and programs in a wide range of quantitative, social, physical, and biologic sciences. The major criterion for appointment for faculty in the Non-Tenure Line (Teaching) is evidence of high-level performance as a teacher for whose special knowledge and pedagogical skills a programmatic need exists. The terms of appointment in this line are generally 5 years, renewable without limit. A doctoral level degree in Epidemiology or a related field is required, with a strong emphasis on exemplary teaching. There is no requirement to conduct research in this faculty line, but research experience is highly desirable.

We seek outstanding applicants with demonstrated teaching excellence and creativity in population-based research, clinical epidemiology, and clinical research, with strong methodologic training. Candidates should demonstrate experience and success in teaching introductory and intermediate epidemiologic methods to a wide range of students, including undergraduates, masters and doctoral-level epidemiology students, medical students, research fellows and medical faculty. Experience in collaborative teaching enterprises, along with excellent curriculum coordination, management, and communication skills, are expected.  Knowledge of other biologic disciplines is a strength. Demonstrated success in training program leadership and administration is highly desirable.  Qualified applicants should send (1) a letter that describes teaching experience and leadership and (2) a curriculum vitae, addressed to Professor Abby King, PhD, Chair, Stanford Epidemiology Search Committee. Candidates are also expected to supply the names of three references. Send applications electronically to Review of applicants will begin on by September 25, 2022 and applications will be considered until the position is filled.

The Epidemiology and Population Health Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

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