The Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, seeks scholars for faculty appointments at all academic ranks, in tenure-track and research-track positions, and in all areas of research. Candidates for senior positions should have a strong record of scholarship, extramural funding as a principal investigator, and evidence of excellence in teaching. Candidates for tenure-track positions must demonstrate the potential to become independent investigators and graduate-level teachers. At all levels, candidates with strong methodological background will be preferred.
The Department of Epidemiology consists of 38 primary faculty with a wide range of research interests; an additional 55 joint faculty members hold primary appointments in other departments (e.g., Environmental and Occupational 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. The Department houses several research centers including the state Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program, the Center for Public Health Preparedness and Research, the Women’s and Children’s Center, the Center for Spina Bifida Research, Prevention, and Policy, the Emory Program in Cardiovascular Outcomes Research and Epidemiology (EPICORE), and the PRISM Health (Programs, Research and Innovation for Sexual and Minority Health) Research Group. The Department offers the MPH, MSPH 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 5th nationally among schools of public health by the US News and World Report. In 2010, the school more than doubled its physical size with the opening of a second adjacent building with state-of-the-art teaching and laboratory facilities. The construction of a third RSPH building will begin in early 2020. The campus is adjacent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The School is part of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center, which also includes the Emory Schools of Medicine and Nursing, the Emory Global Health Institute, the Winship Cancer Institute, and Emory Healthcare. RSPH enjoys the benefits of its location in Atlanta, a vibrant, welcoming, and dynamic city, a global hub, and home to a diverse and growing population.
Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.
Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.