Assistant/Associate Professor of Radiation Epidemiology

Massachusetts, United States
23 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


Position Description

The Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health SPH invites applications from candidates for a tenure-track faculty position as assistant/associate professor of radiation epidemiology. The successful candidate will also be a member of the John B. Little Center for Radiation Sciences (JBLC). The successful candidate’s academic rank will be determined in accordance with their experience and productivity.

The successful candidate will contribute to expanding the John B. Little Center for Radiation Sciences, through research and training. Areas of research interest include epidemiologic approaches to study the effects of radiation on human health as well as exposure to imaging and radiation technology on disease risk. These approaches may include population studies using biomarkers derived from metabolic response to radiation, oxidative stress and inflammatory signaling pathways in the cellular response to radiation, genetic and epigenetic mechanisms regulating radiation response, genetic susceptibility to radiation-induced disease in humans, quality of life associated with radiation therapy, as well as environmental exposure to radiation. The successful candidate will facilitate departmental engagement in these areas with similar efforts within the Harvard Chan School, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard teaching hospitals. They will be expected to conduct empirical research in radiation sciences and to participate actively in teaching and in the direction of training programs in this area.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates should hold a PhD, SD and/or MD as well as graduate-level training in epidemiology or substantial experience with the application or development of epidemiologic methods in radiation sciences. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in the field of epidemiology.

Contact Information

Megan Marchese, Search Administrator
Department of Epidemiology
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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