HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Assistant/Associate Professor of Epidemiology

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Location
Massachusetts, United States
Posted
Monday, 23 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
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8818
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

School

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Department/Area

Epidemiology

Position Description

The Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) invites applications from candidates for a faculty position as assistant or associate professor of epidemiology, with a focus on Alzheimer’s disease and other sources of age-related cognitive decline.

The successful candidate will contribute to expanding the department’s role as a center for clinical epidemiologic research and training. Areas of interest include etiologic and prognostic research, integration of biomarkers and imaging into research studies, and comparative-effectiveness research. He or she will be expected to conduct original empirical research in Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, and age-related cognitive decline and to facilitate departmental engagement in these areas with related efforts within the Harvard Chan School, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard teaching hospitals (e.g., the Nurses’ Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, the Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment, and the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center). The successful candidate will also participate actively in teaching and in the direction of training programs in this area.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have a medical degree and gradual level training in epidemiology (or substantial experience with the application or development of epidemiologic methods), or a doctorate in epidemiology or a related field with substantial experience in clinical epidemiology. A commitment to research and teaching in the field of Alzheimer’s disease and related conditions is also required. Early career investigators are particularly encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

Megan Marchese
Academic Appointments Coordinator
Epidemiology Department

Contact Email

marchese@hsph.harvard.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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