Assistant or Associate Professor - Epidemiology

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor - Epidemiology
Posting Number 201700379F
Proposed Annual Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Position Type Faculty
Work Hours/Week 40
Description of Work Unit

The Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences (ERHS) houses academic, research and clinical programs that address the promotion of human and animal health. The mission of the department is to deliver excellent education in environmental and radiological health to prepare students to contribute to society; to conduct state of the art research in human and animal health focusing on environmental exposures and clinical applications; and to promote excellence in outreach and service to the citizens of Colorado, the United States, and globally through information transfer, research, continuing education and technical assistance. ERHS is unique in its multifactorial approach to disease that involves chemical, physical, and biological factors. ERHS provides undergraduate and graduate programs leading to B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

Tenure/Tenure Track? Yes
% Research 30
% Teaching 60
% Service 10
% Administration 0%
Open Posting Date 12/01/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 01/12/2018
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date 07/01/2018
Position End Date
Position Summary

This position will serve the core teaching needs of the graduate degree program in EH specializing in Epidemiology. This position is located within a unique multi-disciplinary environment with a history of excellence in epidemiologic research and teaching programs. The faculty member will have the opportunity to be a member of the Colorado School of Public Health (www.publichealth.ucdenver.edu), including the Graduate Degree Program in Public Health at Colorado State University (https://publichealth.colostate.edu). Potential courses include ERHS 532, 640, and courses to be developed in a newly revised curriculum. Additional teaching possibilities include required and/or elective classes to meet needs of undergraduate EH degree program (e.g., ERHS 332) or graduate degree program. The faculty member will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and contribute through mentoring on graduate student committees and advising. Applicants should have the ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Required Job Qualifications

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Epidemiology or a closely-related field.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Candidates with the ability to teach graduate-level introductory epidemiology, advanced epidemiology, causal inference, spatial epidemiology, survey design, statistical software programming (R, SAS, STATA, ArcGIS), and /or infectious disease epidemiology are preferred; other relevant teaching expertise will also be considered.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, candidates should submit the following materials: letter of interest, statement of teaching experience and philosophy (2 pages maximum), full curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references (including address, telephone number, and email address). References will not be contacted without prior notification to applicants. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, application materials should be received by January 12, 2018 for full consideration. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Jennifer Peel, Search Committee Chair (Jennifer.Peel@colostate.edu; 970-491-6391). Questions about the application process can be directed to Mr. Zach Herin (Zach.Herin@colostate.edu; 970-491-0294).

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Search Contact Zachary Herin, zachary.herin@colostate.edu

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Teaching/Advising/Mentoring
Duty/Responsibility

This position will serve the core teaching needs of the graduate degree program in EH specializing in Epidemiology. Potential courses include ERHS 532, 640, and courses to be developed in a newly revised curriculum. Additional teaching possibilities include required and/or elective classes to meet needs of undergraduate EH degree program (e.g., ERHS 332) or graduate degree program. This position will also contribute through mentoring on graduate student committees and advising.

Percentage Of Time 60
Job Duty Category Research/Scholarly Activity
Duty/Responsibility

Research and scholarly activity may include, but is not limited to, any of the following specialty areas: epidemiologic methods, spatial epidemiology, environmental epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, infectious disease epidemiology, occupational epidemiology. Potential for research collaborations exist with the Epidemiology, Toxicology, and Occupation and Environmental Health sections within the Department as well as One Health, Colorado School of Public Health, and a variety of programs within CVMBS, Natural Sciences, and Engineering.

Percentage Of Time 30
Job Duty Category University and Professional Service/Outreach
Duty/Responsibility

Professional service will include manuscript and grant review and participation in professional organizations, relating to research interests but also to teaching, instructional methods, methods development. University service will include typical committees for ERHS and CVMBS; may include representing the Epidemiology section on the Graduate Education Committee.

Percentage Of Time 10

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3
Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents