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Assistant 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 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 data science, big data and machine learning, with applications to areas such as medical imaging, omics, electronic health records, mHealth (mobile health) and personalized 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/JPF04638.

The deadline for receiving applications and required documents is December 1, 2019. 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.

 

Open-Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Healthcare Management

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 tenure-track or tenured faculty position in healthcare management at any rank. Graduating doctoral students, post-doctoral scholars, and Assistant Professors are encouraged to apply. This top-rated Department is a leader in healthcare management education and research. Applicants must have a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated potential to move the field forward.

Responsibilities: The new faculty member will teach courses and conduct research in one or more areas of healthcare management, including but not limited to organizational theory & behavior, healthcare delivery system science, operations research, finance, and/or implementation science.

Qualifications: Qualifications include a strong record of research and teaching (commensurate with the rank of appointment sought) and an earned doctorate in business administration, health administration, health services research, health economics, health policy, psychology, sociology, organizational behavior, or other relevant discipline at the time of appointment. 

Salary: Negotiable based on experience. This position is a 9-month, tenure-track or tenured position. It may be vetted by the University’s Council on Academic Personnel and must be approved by the Vice Chancellor.

How to apply: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, teaching evaluations (if applicable), and names of three references to the Chair, Faculty Search Committee. In addition, applicants should submit a statement of contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion, for which guidance is available at https://equity.ucla.edu/programs-resources/faculty-search-process/faculty-search-committee-resources/sample-guidance/. All applications should be submitted electronically to UCLA Academic Recruit at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04552. For more information, please contact Maria Porras at mporras@ph.ucla.edu.

Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be completed by October 15, 2019, and earlier applications are strongly encouraged. All applications will be kept strictly confidential. Faculty appointment level and salary will be determined based on the candidates’ experience and qualifications.

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.

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.

 

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