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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, Adjunct, In Residence) - Professor in Public Health

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 17th, 2017
Last review date: November 30th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: May 17th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Academic Title: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (HS Clin, Clin X, Adjunct, In Residence)
Description: Professor in Public Health

The Department of Family Medicine and Public Health (FMPH) at the University of California, San Diego’s School of Medicine (, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for one or more faculty positions in the area of Behavioral Medicine, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Global and Environmental Health, Health Policy, and Preventive Medicine.

The Department offers teaching and student mentoring opportunities in the Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree program and the PhD in Public Health program administered jointly with San Diego State University. The Department has strong collaborative research programs facilitated by Centers of Excellence focused on Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Women’s Health, Cancer and Energetics, Tobacco Control, Health Behavior Change in Underserved Populations, Wireless and Population Health Systems, and Integrative Medicine. The Department also provides multiple opportunities for collaboration with colleagues in other School of Medicine departments and in the basic sciences, social sciences, and engineering departments across the UC San Diego campus. Research collaborations are also available at UCSD with the Institute for Public Health, Stein Institute for Research on Aging, Moores Cancer Center, Clinical and Translational Research Institute, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and Jacobs School of Engineering.

Candidates must have a PhD, DrPH, MD, or other related doctoral degree with current funding and a proven track record in obtaining NIH (or comparable) funding and high productivity of publication in the peer-reviewed literature.

The successful candidate(s) should demonstrate commitment to and experience in teaching undergraduate or graduate students in public health and in mentoring public health undergraduate or graduate students. Experience in community-based research is also highly desirable.

Appointment will be at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank. Series will be determined by the successful candidate’s skills, qualifications and funding. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Review of applicants will begin on June 12, 2017 and the positions will remain open until filled.

Interested applicants must provide a cover letter, letter of interest stating teaching and research goals, Curriculum Vitae, a separate statement describing past experience in activities to promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions (For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see”), three PDF copies of the most significant publications and names and contact information for 3 references. Please provide teaching evaluations if available.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at:

AA-EOE: The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Diego, CA




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