The Assistant Research Professor in the Division of General Medicine & Geriatrics, Section of Geriatrics and Gerontology is a non-tenure track faculty position with primary responsibilities in aging research, but according to specific assignments, may be involved in teaching and service. Research Faculty may be initially appointed to service in research centers to conduct research which is partially or totally supported by outside funds. Successful candidates will have a track record of research focused on improving health of older adults using research approaches that involve multidisciplinary collaboration and a mix of quantitative and/or qualitative methodology. A history of scholarly publication is highly encouraged.
Research Faculty must hold a doctoral degree in appropriate disciplines; the qualifications for appointment to the rank are the same as those for the comparative rank for tenure-track faculty. The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Research Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.