Assistant Professor of Clinical Population and Public Health Sciences (Infectious Disease Community Health Scientist)
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20107526
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The University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Department of Population and Public Health Sciences is seeking a full time Assistant Professor of Clinical, Population and Public Health Sciences. The candidate will be expected to conduct studies in infectious disease community health sciences, locally and/or globally, including a focus on prevention and control of HIV infection, sexually transmitted infections, emerging infections, hepatitis, and translational implications and impacts.Â The successful candidate will have a demonstrated history of obtaining extramural funding and the ability to teach graduate-level community health sciences, health economics/ policy and/or population science courses and methods. Candidates should be able to develop and maintain an independent research program focusing on infectious disease, associated risks and inequities, interventions, global health, and health policy; and collaborate with the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health and the newly established Population Health COVID-19 Pandemic Research Center. Â Â
Minimum Qualifications include having a PhD in community health sciences or related field with at least 5 years post-doctoral experience, or MD with training in epidemiology or prevention sciences with at least 5-years post-MD experience in community health. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated track record of acquiring extramural funding for their research, collaborating with other researchers (including researchers outside the United States), and addressing infectious disease outcomes and inequalities in their work.Â Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills.
Apply here and upload a CV and the names of three references. For further inquiry, contact:
Susan Largent, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Population and Public Health Sciences, University of Southern California, 2001 N. Soto Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90032, email email@example.com.Â
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