Assistant Professors (Tenure Track) (multiple vacancies)

  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Oct 28, 2019
Full time Education Research

Job Description

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Department of Population Science and Policy (PSP) works to give every person an equal chance at a healthy life by bridging data, health care delivery and social and environmental factors that affect health. The Department of Population Science and Policy is an innovative academic medical department focused on population health and works directly within communities of central and southern Illinois to identify and close health disparities.

PSP is continuing to grow its multidisciplinary team, which includes medical, social science and law professionals of varying degrees of experience. PSP faculty and staff work together to improve population health through traditional research, design interventions, and recommend new or improved policies to benefit health outcomes. Additionally, PSP also works within the School of Medicine to educate future physicians to practice through the lens of population health. For more information about the Department of Population Science and Policy, visit www.siumed.edu/popscipolicy.

The Department of Population Science and Policy is seeking Assistant Professors (Tenure Track) (multiple vacancies) to provide research, cancer epidemiologist insight and innovation to advance the mission and goals of PSP. Successful applicants will possess at minimum: a MD/DO, PhD with post-doctoral training in epidemiology, or health services research; analytical skills to gather, organize and tabulate data, strong interpersonal skills necessary to maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, faculty, research staff and partner agencies; competence with SAS or SPSS and at least one other statistical software (e.g., STATA, R); and proficiency with various software packages (Microsoft Office Suite). The Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) will work closely with research team members to support quantitative and qualitative analysis and reporting; conduct literature reviews; connect with community, business and legislative partners; lead grants and special projects; and other duties as assigned. Candidates should be sensitive to the needs of underrepresented populations. Learn more about available positions and our outstanding benefit package at http://www.siumed.edu/hr.

Qualifications

Successful applicants will possess at minimum: a MD/DO, PhD with post-doctoral training in epidemiology, or health services research; analytical skills to gather, organize and tabulate data, strong interpersonal skills necessary to maintain cooperative working relationships with physicians, faculty, research staff and partner agencies; competence with SAS or SPSS and at least one other statistical software (e.g., STATA, R); and proficiency with various software packages (Microsoft Office Suite). The Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) will work closely with research team members to support quantitative and qualitative analysis and reporting; conduct literature reviews; connect with community, business and legislative partners; lead grants and special projects; and other duties as assigned. Candidates should be sensitive to the needs of underrepresented populations.