The Tufts University School of Medicine's (TUSM) Department of Public Health and Community Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.
We seek a collegial individual with formal training in Epidemiology and/or Biostatistics with excellent communications skills, teaching experience, scholarship, and a penchant to work in a multidisciplinary university environment. The successful candidate is expected to enhance current epidemiology and biostatistics teaching and mentoring activities in the MD and MPH programs at TUSM, as well as the new online program in Health Informatics and Analytics. The faculty member will also develop an independent research program and participate in community and professional service appropriate to a university faculty member. Knowledge of and work experience with methods in classic epidemiology/biostatistics is required, and a strong interest in data science approaches (machine learning, data mining) is a plus. Combinations of areas of expertise are welcome and we encourage interdisciplinary approaches. Candidates with a commitment to research that benefits communities, who are willing to work collaboratively and provide leadership to build our department capacity in health equity research and scholarship, and who show a genuine appreciation for the importance of teaching and mentoring students are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates for the rank of Associate Professor must have a proven track record of scholarship, extramural research funding, and graduate student advising and teaching at the Masters level. Candidates for the rank of Assistant Professor must demonstrate the potential to become independent investigators and