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Job Title: Assistant Professor Tenure Track Faculty Position in Epidemiology
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Organization: University of Arkansas for Medical Science College of Public Health
Posted: 10/13/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Little Rock,  AR    USA
Position Description: The Department of Epidemiology in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Epidemiology at the Assistant Professor rank. Individuals with any area of research interest in Epidemiology will be considered; however, those with expertise in mental health/substance abuse, infectious disease, environmental sciences, pharmacoepidemiology or aging are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should have an earned doctorate in Epidemiology or related field from an accredited program, have a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate students, highly competent in epidemiologic methods, and a track record of scholarly research, including peer- reviewed publications with a history of obtaining or a trajectory to obtain extramural research funding. The Department of Epidemiology at UAMS collaborates with colleagues from the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Allied Health Professions and Pharmacy, the Arkansas Department of Health, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Arkansas Children’s Research Institute and centers of excellence such as the Stephens Center on Aging, the Center for Clinical and Translational Research, and the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

The COPH was created in 2001 with a portion of the state’s tobacco settlement funds and was accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health in spring 2004 and currently accredited through 2021. Accredited degree programs include MPH, MHA, PhD, and DrPH programs. We offer a collaborative work environment.

Located in central Arkansas, Little Rock, the state’s capital, is centrally located in the state on the Arkansas River ( It is a growing and thriving metropolitan area that is a hub for business, arts, government, and health care in the state. Little Rock boasts a thriving downtown, with a robust restaurant and music scene, complete with a low cost of living. Along the Arkansas River are over 50 miles of biking and walking trails. Little Rock was honored in 2013 as the #1 city in Kiplinger’s 10 Great Places to Live (small to midsize city category), was also ranked in Forbes in the 15 Best Cities for Young Adults and One of Five Secret Foodie Cities, and in May 2016 was ranked as #4 in the 20 best affordable places to live in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report ( estate/slideshows/the-20-best-affordable- places-to-live-in-the-us/).

Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Applications from women, veterans and racial or ethnic minorities are encouraged. Interested individuals should submit a current CV; a letter outlining their interests, relevant experience and career goals to: Lori Fischbach M.P.H., Ph.D., Department of Epidemiology, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, Slot 820, Little Rock, AR 72205. Telephone: 501- 526-6186; Email:

UAMS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to the diversity of its workforce.


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Closing Date: 1/13/2018
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Contact Name: Lori Fischbach,  Assistant Professor Tenure Track Faculty Position in Epidemiology
Contact Location: 4301 W Markham
Slot 820
Little Rock   AR  72205
United States
Contact Location: 4301 W Markham
  Slot 820
  Little Rock   AR  72205
  United States
Contact Phone: 5016142145 
Contact Fax: 501686 5845
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