Location: Stony Brook, New York Open Date: Dec 13, 2021 Deadline: Mar 13, 2022 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description The Program in Public Health is seeking outstanding epidemiology candidates to join our dynamic, multidisciplinary team. The new hire will be expected to teach and mentor students in the MPH and/or doctoral programs, establish a funded research program and contribute to the mission of the Program in Public Health. Each successful candidate will hold a tenure-track appointment in an academic department that best suits his/her expertise; affiliation is also possible with the Stony Brook Cancer Center, Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, Brookhaven National Lab, Cold Spring Harbor Lab, etc.
The Program in Public Health is an accredited MPH program, designed to be a small, highly selective program, admitting 35-50 new students each year. Researchers in Public Health work with collaborators across the campus to ensure that education and research are integrative and dynamic. The Program in Public Health aims to produce creative, critical thinkers who will effect positive social change. The Program in Public Health is highly selective and it is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
Qualifications Required Qualifications Possess a Ph.D. or other relevant doctoral degree (e.g., Dr.PH., M.D.) by the expected start date. Active research program in epidemiology or applied biostatistics. We strongly encourage candidates with experience in infectious disease epidemiology to apply. Those who model infectious disease dynamics or conduct infectious diseases health outcomes research are also welcome to apply. Independent research agenda and capacity to publish and secure external funding.
Preferred Qualifications Preference will be given to exceptional candidates who could build collaborations across existing faculty. Candidates should have a robust research agenda and passion for improving population health. The program creates a collaborative research environment, and is looking for candidates who can complement and/or enhance our core areas of strength. These include: health disparities research, aging, trauma, child/adolescent global health, clinical outcomes research, and health services research. The Program also has a strong focus on methodological skills, including causal inference/methods, applied econometrics, intervention research/pragmatic trials and implementation science. Successful candidates will be expected to work on population health projects that bring together people with diverse backgrounds. Candidates should be committed to teaching and mentoring students, and be able to demonstrate the ability to teach effectively at the graduate level.
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The review of applications will begin January 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Long Island's premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine, represents Stony Brook University's entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook's health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children's Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools -- Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare -- as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 624 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children's, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region. In the Medical and Research Translation (MART) building, two floors are occupied by Stony Brook University Cancer Center’s outpatient services, and four floors are devoted to cancer research. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential core values at Stony Brook Medicine. We believe we do our best and most impactful work when we leverage our diverse, equitable and inclusive perspectives. We are proud to recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) order that all hospitals and nursing homes “continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19,” Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. The order also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The order allows for limited medical exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
In accordance with the Title II Crime Awareness and Security Act, a copy of our crime statistics is available upon request . It can also be viewed online at the University Police website athttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police.
Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.