Faculty Opportunity at UMass Medical

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The University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical School in Worcester, MA, is recruiting a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level in the Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences (PQHS)

The Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine is a multi-disciplinary group dedicated to improving clinical and public health practice and policy through innovative and sustainable education, research, and service in preventive, behavioral and mind-body medicine.

Candidates who hold doctoral degrees in fields such as psychology, public health, epidemiology, nutrition, exercise science, nursing and medicine are eligible. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in areas addressing common causes of preventable morbidity and mortality in the United States, such as diet, physical activity, tobacco, substance abuse, and chronic disease management. Our ideal candidate would have a substantive publication record. Candidates will have demonstrated promise in securing research funding and will be expected to develop and maintain a highly innovative, independent program of research. Candidates will have ample opportunities for collaboration, as well as doctoral-level teaching and mentoring.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, teaching and mentoring experience, a diversity statement and contact information for five references to www.academicjobsonline.org. The deadline to apply is December 13, 2019.

The UMass postings on the Academic Jobs site can be found here: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/UMASSMED/QHS

The position flyer can be found here: PBM Assistant Professor position (Word)

Inquiries, but not application materials, may be directed to PQHS.faculty.search@umassmed.edu.

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