• Faculty Position - Tenured or Tenure Track Faculty in Pharmacoepidemiology

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    School Of Public Health
    SPH: Epidemiology
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Required Documents
    Cover letter, Letter of Interest, List of References
  • Description

    The Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, seeks a scholar for tenured or tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor to develop and lead a program in pharmacoepidemiology. Areas of emphasis include real-world comparative effectiveness and safety, use of real-world evidence for regulatory decision making, benefit-risk assessments, pharmacoepidemiologic methods, pharmacovigilance, and digital innovations (e.g., using data from devices and sensors and using machine learning or artificial intelligence to address pharmacoepidemiology topics). Candidates for this position should have a strong record of scholarship in pharmacoepidemiology, including extramural funding as a principal investigator and evidence of excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will also articulate a vision to develop and sustain a program of research in pharmacoepidemiology and a successful training program for both M.P.H. and Ph.D. students.


    The Department of Epidemiology consists of 38 primary faculty with an additional 55 joint faculty members holding primary appointments in other departments (e.g., Environmental Health, Global Health, Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Medicine) and 84 adjunct faculty, many affiliated with the neighboring Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Cancer Society. Departmental faculty hold >$42 million in yearly extramural research funding. Research interests of the current faculty include cancer, infectious diseases, nutrition, perinatal epidemiology, pediatric conditions, reproductive health, cardiovascular diseases, social epidemiology, genetic/molecular epidemiology, environmental health and epidemiological methods. The Department houses the regional NCI-supported Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program, the Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research, the Women’s and Children’s Center, and the PRISM Health (Programs, Research and Innovation for Sexual and Minority Health) Research Group. The Department offers the M.P.H., M.S.P.H. and Ph.D. degrees and collaborates in offering a Masters of Science in Clinical Research degree for biomedical investigators.  


    The Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) is currently ranked 7th nationally among schools of public health by the US News and World Report. The RSPH is committed to public health scholarship at the highest levels. It currently employs about 190 faculty and enrolls about 1500 graduate students in its masters and doctoral programs. The School is part of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center, with such units as the Emory Schools of Medicine and Nursing, the Emory Health Services Research Center, and the Winship Cancer Institute. The school is located on the Emory University campus, adjacent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It includes six academic departments and offers joint MPH degrees with the schools of medicine, nursing, business and law. Emory University, a major research university, enrolls over 11,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.

    Additional Details

    Applicants must apply through the Emory Careers Website for requisition #29826 (Associate or Full Professor) and should also send a letter indicating their interest accompanied by a curriculum vitae to: Timothy L. Lash, Rollins Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30322 USA, by email c/o Jacquelyn Berry (jacque.berry@emory.edu). Please include Job Vacancy # 29826 in your cover letter and indicate the rank for which you wish to be considered: Associate Professor or Professor. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Starting dates are negotiable. Applications will be considered confidential and no reference will be contacted without the permission of applicants. For more information, visit the department’s website at: http://www.sph.emory.edu/cms/departments_centers/epi/index.html



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