Epidemiology Faculty Position
The Black Women’s Health Study at the Slone Epidemiology Center of Boston University invites applications for a faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek motivated candidates with relevant training and research experience who are committed to advancing public health, particularly the health of underserved populations, through excellence and innovation in epidemiologic research. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, chronic disease epidemiology, molecular and/or genetic epidemiology, and health disparities.
Minimum qualifications include a doctoral degree in epidemiology or a related field (e.g., social and behavioral sciences, molecular biology, biostatistics, bioinformatics), expertise in the subject area, and a track record of scholarship in the form of peer-reviewed publications. Candidates should have or should demonstrate the potential for external research funding. Academic rank will be determined in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience and scholarly record. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program, based in part on data and resources from the Black Women’s Health Study.
The Slone Epidemiology Center is located on the Boston University Medical Campus and includes faculty from both the School of Public Health and the School of Medicine. We have strong research collaborations with faculty in multiple departments of those schools as well as the adjacent Boston Medical Center, a safety-net hospital. Additional research resources are available through the Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the BU-BMC Cancer Center, the Biospecimen Archive Research Core, and more.
Please do not apply through the HR website. Please send electronic copies of curriculum vitae, statement of current research interests and future research plans, and the names of three references to Dr. Julie Palmer (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; thus, applicants should submit materials promptly. The search will remain open until the position is filled.
Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
Grade 24 (Full Time)
The Slone Epidemiology Center, a multidisciplinary research organization, is seeking an individual to assist in collecting, processing, and reviewing study data; maintaining the participation of study subjects; and maintaining all study related documents.
Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of experience in a research environment. Candidate should also be detail-oriented, have experience working with Windows Office applications, and have good written and oral communication skills.