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Department Chair - Professor - Pin #  23328
Posted November 13th, 2017

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine seeks a diverse pool of nominees and applicants for the position of Professor and Chair in the Department of Preventive Medicine on the main campus of the Health Science Center in Memphis, TN.

The Department of Preventive Medicine seeks a funded researcher with nationally recognized expertise in areas that may include preventive medicine, biostatistics, epidemiology, clinical trials, behavioral medicine, psychology, health services research, health promotion, public health, exercise physiology, informatics or nutrition. This individual should have a history of research collaboration and achievement, a commitment to education, a track record of mentoring junior faculty, national involvement in professional organizations in an area of expertise, and a proven ability to administer and manage. For more information, please visit www.uthsc.edu/prevmed.

Applicants should hold the Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, or equivalent. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Tenure is subject to negotiation. Applicants should have a demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

The Search Committee invites nominations, applications (letter of interest, comprehensive curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting UTHSC. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to April 6, 2018.

Parker Executive Search
Jacob C. Anderson
Principal
Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2900
Atlanta, GA 30328
janderson@parkersearch.com

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Biostatistics - Assistant, Associate, or Professor (Tenure-Track) Pin# - 23510
Posted August 3rd, 2018

The Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, seeks applicants for a full-time, open rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) tenure-track faculty position in Biostatistics.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a diverse research portfolio with a mixture of collaborative and independent methodological research. We are especially interested in candidates with a demonstrated interest in large observational studies, clinical trials, complex heterogeneous datasets, high-throughput data, and statistical computing.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics or related area. Candidates with clinical and public health research experience are especially encouraged to apply. Primary criteria for appointment will be experience, demonstrated ability in research, a relevant publication record in peer-reviewed journals, and evidence of successful teaching.

Applicants for Associate Professor should demonstrate evidence of sustained productivity and ability to contribute to extramurally funded research teams. Applicants for Full Professor should fulfil the requirements of Associate Professor and show evidence of leadership and national recognition.

Responsibilities for this position include: Methodological research that results in peer-reviewed publications; Collaborative research including assistance with grant applications, and data analysis on funded grants; Teaching of 1 -2 graduate courses per year and supervision of graduate students; and Internal consulting in our biostatistics, epidemiology and research design (BERD) unit.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Interested applicants should submit a CV, statement of research interests and teaching experience, and at least three recommendation letters, one of which is preferred to be from the Ph.D. advisor. Applicants should mention their desired rank in the cover. Please send application to:
Search Committee Chair
66 N Pauline, Suite 656
Memphis, TN 38103
Email to: preventivemed@uthsc.edu

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Biostatistics - Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Pin# - 23408
Posted April 13th, 2018

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Preventive Medicine and Division of Biostatistics seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor for an academic position in Biostatistics. We seek candidates with a strong training in biostatistics and statistical aspects of data science.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a diverse research portfolio with a mixture of collaborative and independent methodological research. All areas of biostatistics are of interest, but we are especially interested in candidates with a demonstrated interest in large observational studies, complex heterogeneous datasets, high-throughput data, and statistical computing.

Minimum qualifications for the position are a Ph.D. in Statistics or Biostatistics or related area. Candidates with clinical and public health research experience are especially encouraged to apply. Primary criteria for appointment will be experience, demonstrated ability in research, a relevant publication record in peer-reviewed journals, and evidence of successful teaching. The successful applicant will work closely with faculty and staff in the Division of Biostatistics, other members of the Department of Preventive Medicine, and researchers across the UTHSC campus and its affiliate organizations.

Responsibilities for this position include: (1) Methodological research, alone or in collaboration with other faculty, that results in peer-reviewed publications; (2) Collaborative research with biomedical faculty including assistance with grant applications, and data analysis on funded grants; (3) Teaching of 1 -2 graduate courses per year and supervision of graduate students; and (4) Internal consulting in our biostatistics, epidemiology and research design (BERD) unit.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity. Interested applicants should submit electronically a copy of their curriculum vitae, a statement on research interests and teaching experience, and at least three recommendation letters, one of which is preferred to be from the Ph.D. advisor, to

Search Committee Chair,

66 N Pauline Suite 656,

Memphis TN 38103,

Email to preventivemed@uthsc.edu

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Epidemiology - Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) Pin# - 23371
Posted January 26th, 2018

The Division of Epidemiology in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor with strong quantitative training and an active research program in cancer epidemiology. We encourage applications across the breath of cancer research, including genetic, molecular, and behavioral epidemiology, and intervention development and dissemination and implementation science. We also encourage candidates with research addressing questions in underserved populations, low-income populations, or health disparities. The position requires a doctoral degree in epidemiology or a similar discipline, demonstrated evidence of research ability and a research program, a successful teaching experience, and a track record of independent peer-reviewed publications. The position is state-supported, however the accepted applicant is expected to develop significant salary support through funded research programs.

The Department of Preventive Medicine includes members with expertise in health psychology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, epidemiology, immunology, nutrition, addiction, cancer screening, health economics, and aging research. The successful candidate is expected also to work closely with faculty across UTHSC and a formal network of hospitals including the West Cancer Center, the largest cancer care provider in the region with over 36,000 patients treated annually. UTHSC also maintains a research Enterprise Data Warehouse as a comprehensive and integrated repository of clinical and administrative data across this hospital network to facility cohort discovery, observational studies, and quality and operations improvement.

UTHSC is a major medical and research center located in Memphis, Tennessee, a medium sized, ethnically diverse, culturally rich, and family friendly and affordable city. Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.


Interested applicants should electronically submit a copy of their CV, a cover letter describing research interests and teaching experience, and at least three references to Epidemiology Search Committee Chair, preventivemed@uthsc.edu. Review will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made.

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Behavioral Weight Management, Eating Behaviors or Similar - Assistant Professor (Non Tenure-Track) Pin# - 23371
Posted April 10th, 2017

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Preventive Medicine is seeking applications for a fulltime, non-tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level in behavioral weight management, eating behaviors or a similar area. This position provides an excellent opportunity to develop a research program in behavioral weight management and/or eating behaviors in a developing and expanding interdisciplinary research department. We are looking for someone whose career goals include innovative research and grantsmanship in the areas of behavioral weight management or eating behaviors.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is a major medical and research center located in Memphis, Tennessee. The Department of Preventive Medicine is a large, interdisciplinary department with faculty in a wide range of disciplines and funded research addressing, among other things, nutrition, obesity, eHealth, women?s health, health economics, health services research, genetics, cardiovascular disease, exercise science, and tobacco control.

Requirements for this position include a doctorate in behavioral or social science field (e.g., psychology, nutrition, public health, exercise science). Primary criteria for appointment will be demonstrated ability in behavioral weight management or eating behavior research, writing and quantitative skills, as well as a relevant publication record in peer-reviewed journals. While this position will receive state support, the successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a substantial portion of salary in funded research programs.

Applicant should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing research interests and experience, and names and addresses of three references to Rebecca Krukowski, Ph.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Department of Preventive Medicine.

66 N. Pauline, Suite 305
Memphis, TN 38163
e-mail: preventivemed@uthsc.edu

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Last Published: Oct 24, 2018