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Associate Dean of Public Health Practice

 UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health

The UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health (FSPH) (https://ph.ucla.edu/) seeks applicants for the position of Associate Dean of Public Health Practice. We are looking for an outstanding candidate who can provide exceptional leadership to a collaborative team for the School’s public health practice activities serving students, faculty, and alumni. The successful candidate will hold an appointment in one of the FSPH’s five departments, Biostatistics, Community Health Sciences, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, or Health Policy and Management.

Key responsibilities include: creation and implementation of a suite of professional development opportunities for students and alumni, including oversight of Career Services; oversight for fieldwork and internships and other public health practice activities across the school and providing guidance for the School’s departments for these activities; development and oversight of enriched training for concurrent/joint degree programs; development and oversight of training programs involving community partners; securing funding for professional development, training and practice opportunities for students, alumni and public health professionals; development and oversight of enriched public health training opportunities for the public health workforce; development and oversight (joint with the Assistant Dean for External Affairs) of the alumni mentoring program. The Associate Dean of Practice is the primary point person for the FSPH for interactions with public health practice community.

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, MD, DrPH or equivalent). We encourage applications from candidates in all public health disciplines as well as a wide range of related fields including the social, behavioral and environmental sciences; statistics; public policy; and public management. They must also have experience and strong skills in collaboration as demonstrated by building, facilitating, and maintaining long term partnerships with a variety of public health focused agencies and organizations; a proven track record of evidence-based public health practice and research; and, experience with graduate students and professional development activities. Additionally, candidates must have leadership experience and a successful track record of securing extramural funds. Also desired is public health practice expertise collaborating with multiple sectors and with community, state, regional, national and global partners, as well as knowledge across all public health disciplines. The type and level of faculty appointment will be determined based on the qualifications of the successful candidate.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted by December 15, 2017 in order to receive full consideration. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. Appointment as Associate Dean is for a five-year, renewable term. Informal inquiries may be submitted to Professor Michael Prelip, Chair of the Search Committee, at mprelip@ucla.edu.

The Fielding School of Public Health is located on the main UCLA campus. The UCLA community has a strong track record of and commitment to interdisciplinary and collaborative research. UCLA has made equity and diversity guiding principles in its future development. Consideration will be given to candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to diversity and excellence.

The University of California is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

For information on how to apply, please visit https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03357

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor Of Biostatistics

Department of Biostatistics

The Department of Biostatistics in the UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health (http://www.biostat.ucla.edu) is searching for a tenure-track Assistant, or, tenured Associate or Full Professor of Biostatistics. We seek an excellent candidate with a strong track record or evidence of outstanding potential for biostatistical methodology research, obtaining external funding, and teaching. We are looking for expertise in the broad areas of functional data analysis, longitudinal and causal modeling, advanced regression methods for analyzing complex patterns of dependencies, and their applications to problems in public health.

The Fielding School of Public Health is located on the main UCLA campus in direct proximity to the other health sciences schools (Medicine, Dentistry, and Nursing), several professional schools, and the College of Letters and Science. The UCLA Department of Biostatistics has a strong history of and commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in statistics or biostatistics, show evidence of excellence or outstanding potential in teaching and training of doctoral students, a strong record of peer-reviewed publications, and a demonstrated commitment to applications in the health sciences. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of references, a statement of research interests including a summary of previous research work and its significance, a teaching statement and a diversity statement addressing past and or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service.

All applications should be submitted electronically using the UCLA Academic Recruit portal at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03318.

The deadline for receiving applications and required documents is January 15, 2018.  Informal inquiries may be submitted to Chair of the UCLA Biostatistics Faculty Search Committee at biostatsearch@ph.ucla.edu.

The UCLA Department of Biostatistics values equity, diversity and inclusion and the ways that each contributes to scholarship, teaching, service and the overall intellectual life in the Department and the University. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.  

Tenured Faculty Position: Health Equity Scholar

Department of Health Policy and Management

The Department of Health Policy and Management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health is seeking applicants for a tenured faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level who is a nationally recognized population health researcher recognized for his/her work on vulnerable populations, broadly defined, including focus on low income, ethnic minority, and other underserved groups.  We are particularly interested in individuals with expertise in population-focused social, behavioral, and policy relevant research; social and health policy and program evaluation; community-partnered research; comparative effectiveness; and implementation and dissemination science.  Applicants must have a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated capacity to secure extramural funding for research.

 For a more detailed job description and information on how to apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF01917.

 Review of applications will begin on June 30, 2017, and the Search Committee will consider applications until the position is filled.

 The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/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, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

 We value candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Epidemiology

Tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Epidemiology

The UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health is undertaking a search for a state-funded tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Epidemiology (https://epi.ph.ucla.edu). We seek an outstanding candidate with a strong track record and dedication to teaching epidemiologic methods and who is recognized as a distinguished scholar in epidemiology. The candidate will have an active research portfolio and a history of successful external funding. Since its inception, the UCLA Department of Epidemiology has established itself as a leader in epidemiologic theory and methods, applied epidemiology, and public health. We are looking for a candidate with dedication to teaching and training the next generation of epidemiologists in areas such as, but not limited to, risk modeling, prediction, causal inference, and big data analyses.

For a more detailed job description and information on how to apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02682

The deadline for applications to be submitted is October 15, 2017 but the search remains open until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. Informal inquiries may be submitted to episearch@ph.ucla.edu.

UCLA is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.” Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Consideration will be given to candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to diversity and excellence.

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology

State-funded tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Epidemiology

The UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health is undertaking a search for a state-funded tenure-track or tenured Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Epidemiology (https://epi.ph.ucla.edu). We seek an outstanding candidate with an active research portfolio in non-communicable disease epidemiology (preferably in the areas of cardiovascular and/or metabolic disease, obesity, or aging epidemiology) and a history of successful external funding, consistent with career stage. The successful candidate should have a strong track record and dedication to teaching epidemiologic methods in his or her specialty area and beyond. Since its inception, the UCLA Department of Epidemiology has established itself as a leader in epidemiologic theory and methods, applied epidemiology, and public health. We are looking for a candidate with excellence in research and dedication to train the next generation of epidemiologists. The candidate should have experience with applied public health, epidemiologic field work, and establishing of prevention programs.

For a more detailed job description and information on how to apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02743

The deadline for applications to be submitted is October 15, 2017 but the search remains open until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018. Informal inquiries may be submitted to episearch@ph.ucla.edu.

UCLA is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.” Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Consideration will be given to candidates whose experience in teaching, research or community service has prepared them to contribute to diversity and excellence.

Community Health Sciences Department Chair & Professor

Tenured Faculty Position in the Department of Community Health Sciences

The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (FSPH) seeks applicants for Professor and Chair of Community Health Sciences (https://chs.ph.ucla.edu/). We seek an outstanding candidate who can provide exceptional leadership for the department’s faculty and students, and who is a distinguished scholar. Successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in community health, public health, a social science field, or a related field. S/he also should have a strong track record of high-quality research, publication, extramural funding, training of pre- and/or post-doctoral students, demonstrated commitment to public health, and effective leadership skills. Salary commensurate with candidate’s experience and qualifications. Submit applications by December 15, 2016 to receive full consideration. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2017. We expect appointment to be at the level of Professor with tenure.

UCLA is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct). For complete position announcement, see https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02645

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor for Work and Health

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor for Work and Health Joint in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences and in the School of Nursing 

The School of Nursing (SON) and the Department of Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) in the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seek to fill a joint tenure track position. The position comes with state-supported salary.  (Job#JPF02488). 

Research: Candidates should be scientists who have, or demonstrate exceptional promise for development of a focused research program relevant to occupational health. Research and professional expertise in one or more of the following areas: job exposure and health risk assessment, ergonomics, psychosocial risk factors, work organization, mental health, cardiovascular health, musculoskeletal health, workplace safety and injury prevention, disability prevention, chronic disease management, work/family balance, health policy and management, epidemiologic research, and total worker health.

Teaching: The incumbent will provide interdisciplinary professional academic training to nursing and public health students as well as to trainees in the CDC/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health training grant housed in the Southern California Education and Research Center (SCERC).  The SCERC provides academic training in occupational health nursing, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, and occupational epidemiology. The SCERC partners with the state-funded Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH).  

Requirements: a doctoral degree in public health, environmental health, nursing, medicine, industrial hygiene, health policy/ management, psychology, epidemiology, or related field and relevant professional experience. Strong publication, research funding, and teaching/training records commensurate with career level. 

We encourage people from all academic ranks to apply. After establishing their teaching and research program, applicants will be eligible for various leadership positions in the SCERC and its programs.  

Applications, including CV, statement of research, statement of teaching, and the names and contact information of 3- 6 references, should be submitted to: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF02488 

Review of applications will begin October 18 and will remain open until the position is filled. 

UCLA is located in Westwood Village, one of the most beautiful urban areas of Los Angeles. UCLA is recognized as one of the leading universities in the US. The UCLA School of Nursing, ranked among the top schools of nursing nationally, has a strong commitment to the Occupational Health Nursing Program. The School of Nursing offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Masters and doctoral training in industrial hygiene are offered in the EHS department and doctoral training in occupational epidemiology in the Department of Epidemiology. The Fielding School of Public Health houses two well-funded centers dedicated to worker health (COEH and SCERC). The SCERC in partnership with COEH also facilitates collaboration with the Labor and Occupational Health and Safety Program (LOSH), and Health Policy and Management faculty at UCLA in supporting local and global initiatives to promote worker health and safety and to reduce occupational health disparities. 

UCLA welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds, including race, ethnicity, and gender. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct)

Requests for information should be sent to the co-chairs of the search committee: Wendie Robbins at wrobbins@sonnet.ucla.edu and Niklas Krause at niklaskrause@ucla.edu.