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Assistant or tenured Associate Professor of Mental Health Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology

The UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health invites applications for a full-time, state-funded tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor of Epidemiology (https://epi.ph.ucla.edu). The ideal candidate will have a strong, emerging record of an innovative and productive research program in mental health epidemiology, including mental health, substance use, and/or psychiatric disorders, and a history of successful external funding, consistent with career stage. The successful candidate should also have a strong track record and dedication to teaching foundational and advanced epidemiology courses (e.g., introductory epidemiology, population health, measurement, research methods, and/or study design), as well as courses in the candidate’s specialty area. 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 teaching and training the next generation of epidemiologists in areas such as, but not limited to, epidemiologic studies of mental health and substance use, randomized clinical trials for psychiatric disorders, psychiatric genetics, psychopharmacology, mental health comorbidities with infectious or other chronic diseases, and/or mental health-related studies using “big data” (e.g., omics, electronic health records, administrative databases, internet-based data).

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, the Semel Institute, and the College of Letters and Science. The UCLA community has a rich history of and commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration, including partnerships with the VA. The Department also has strong research and training relations with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and national and international institutions.

Successful candidates must have (or be on track to conclude before July 1, 2019) a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, MD, DrPH or equivalent) in Epidemiology or related field, demonstrable expertise and interest in epidemiologic research, evidence of excellence in teaching and training of pre- and/or post-doctoral students, peer-reviewed publications, and a demonstrated commitment to public health. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

The deadline for applications to be submitted is November 1, 2018 but the search remains open until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019. Informal inquiries may be submitted to episearch@ph.ucla.edu.

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.

Please submit your applications at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03945

 

Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Change and Health

Department of Environmental Health Sciences

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Global Environmental Change and Health.  This position would complement existing EHS expertise in air and water quality, ecosystem health, and climate change adaptation, and serve as a focal point for expanded teaching and research activities in this emerging environmental health area. The global environmental change faculty member would also complement the increasing emphasis on global health in the Fielding School of Public Health (FSPH), including FSPH centers such as the World Policy Analysis Center, Center for Global Infectious Diseases, the UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health, and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. With internationally recognized strengths in the physical and policy dimensions of global environmental change, UCLA also offers outstanding opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations.

We encourage applications in any area of global environmental change, including (1) climate change and health, (2) health effects associated with urbanization, (3) water and ecosystem health, (4) migration and environmental health, and (5) planetary health. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in a relevant discipline (e.g., environmental health, environmental science and engineering, public health or other relevant field) and relevant experience, including excellence in scholarship and productivity, a record of extramural funding commensurate with experience, and/or personal experiences working with areas or communities affected by global environmental change.  Duties include both teaching and maintaining a vigorous research program. We value candidates whose experience in teaching, research and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Applicants must hold a PhD at the time of appointment. All applications must be submitted via UCLA Academic Recruit (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04007) by November 1, 2018 to be guaranteed full consideration.

Faculty Position in Community-Based Injury and Violence Prevention

Department of Community Health Sciences

The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (FSPH) is conducting a search to fill an open-ranked tenure-track or tenured faculty position whose research and teaching focuses on preventing injuries and violence. The new faculty member will hold an appointment in the Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS). CHS is the department within the FSPH concerned with social and behavioral research applied to health, health promotion, and public health practice. Our focus is on programs, policies, and actions that can promote health in the context of social, cultural, political, economic, and environmental factors. Of particular interest is how social and cultural factors, social programs, the health care system, and social policies influence health beliefs and perceptions, health behaviors, and health status within populations. The department prides itself on its reputation of academic excellence and stellar research activities.

Candidates must be strongly committed to cutting-edge research, high-quality teaching, and public service on violence and injury prevention. Although the specific discipline and field of specialization are open, successful candidates need to have demonstrated experience conducting research into a range of policy and programmatic approaches for addressing causes and consequences of violence or injury, including but not limited to: homicide and intimate partner violence, gun-related violence and injury, neighborhood and community safety, suicide and community-based mental health interventions, and unintentional injuries in the US or globally.

Responsibilities include conducting innovative research, teaching courses and advising students, active involvement in the School, Department, and the applicant’s professional field, and continuing or building a successful record of extramural research funding.

Opportunities for collaboration at UCLA include the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research; Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity; Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice, and Health; Center for Public Health and Disasters; California Center for Population Research; community and local government partners; and other entities on campus such as the David Geffen School of Medicine, the Schools of Nursing, Public Affairs, and Law, and UC-wide partnerships.

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, MD, DrPH or equivalent). We encourage applications from candidates in all disciplines of public health as well as a wide range of related fields including the social and behavioral sciences, health education/promotion, demography, and public policy. Candidates must have excellent research, teaching and service records for their career stage. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Applications should be submitted by October 15, 2018 in order to receive full consideration. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, but the search remains open until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019. Informal inquiries may be submitted to Professor James Macinko, Chair of the Search Committee, at jmacinko@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, and has a strong commitment to achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged 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, 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 (http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct).

Please apply by October 15th: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03813

Open Rank, Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Public Health and Urban Planning 

Department of Environmental Health Sciences

The UCLA Departments of Environmental Health Sciences (at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health) and Urban Planning invite applications for a tenured or tenure-track joint faculty appointment in public health and urban planning. We seek a bold, innovative thinker who is, or soon will be, a leading scholar of the linkages between urban environments and health outcomes, and how policies and other interventions can improve these outcomes. Attractive candidates for this interdisciplinary position might study: health benefits of green infrastructure and the natural environment, including water and ecosystem infrastructure; or how urban design features and transportation systems affect environmental exposures and health; or the health effects of land use and housing patterns, including environment and health in low-income and/or minority communities.

We welcome applicants from a wide array of backgrounds, particularly those with multi-disciplinary backgrounds, who can bridge the disciplines of urban planning and public health, as well as those whose work includes both domestic and global perspectives. The successful candidate will be able to contribute to the curricula in both departments.

The Department of Urban Planning hosts 16 tenured/tenure-track faculty, and 148 Master’s and 38 PhD students in highly selective programs. The Department has a tradition of intellectual leadership in urban studies, and our faculty, students, and alumni have long been known for their passionate commitment to social justice and progressive planning ideals. The Department of Environmental Health Sciences has 10 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 52 master’s students, and 16 PhD students in program in Environmental Health Sciences. The Department is dedicated to studying the links between health and the environment, and educating scientists and public health leaders who can design science-based policies to address current and future environmental health challenges. The two departments offer a concurrent master’s degree program in Environmental Health Sciences and Urban & Regional Planning.

Los Angeles is a global city renowned for its dynamism, robust economy, rich cultural diversity, and spectacular climate. The Luskin School of Public Affairs is home to the departments of Public Policy, Social Welfare, and Urban Planning, as well as six research centers and a new undergraduate major in Public Affairs. The Fielding School of Public Health is home to five departments—Biostatistics, Community Health Sciences, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, and Health Policy and Management—and has 14 affiliated research centers.

UCLA offers competitive salary and attractive benefits packages, including a housing assistance program for new faculty members. The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. The two Departments are committed to diversity and excellence in our faculty, students, and scholarship. We especially encourage candidates who share and can contribute to this commitment; accordingly, a statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion must be included in the application materials.

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.

All applicants should hold a PhD at the time of appointment and demonstrate exceptional promise for scholarship and teaching. Applicants and appointments at all levels will be considered. The expected start date is July 1, 2019. All materials must be submitted via UCLA Academic Recruit by Thursday, November 1, 2018, to be guaranteed full consideration.

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.