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Chair, Division of Epidemiology  

Description

The Department of Family Medicine and Population Health at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine is seeking an innovative leader and scholar to chair its Division of Epidemiology as the Charles W. and Evelyn F. Thomas Distinguished Professor in Epidemiology (Associate/Full, with tenure). The successful candidate will provide senior leadership and vision in the development and application of epidemiology within the School of Medicine; actively engage with the division’s diverse and expanding research program; recruit and mentor quality faculty; advance the division’s educational mission through our interdisciplinary MPH and doctoral programs; foster research collaborations within the division, throughout the School of Medicine, and with local public health stakeholders; and work with the Department chair to manage the division’s fiscal and operational resources.

Qualifications

Competitive candidates will have a distinguished record of scholarship, a keen commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring, show their potential for successfully leading a growing academic division, and have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. Other requirements include a doctoral degree in epidemiology or a related field, a well‐developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi‐disciplinary applications and external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the division. Additional qualifications include a strong track record of federally funded research and peer‐reviewed publications, and interest in and experience with teaching and mentoring at the graduate level. Individuals with research and teaching interests in all content areas are welcome to apply.  

About the Division

The division currently consists of 10 core and over 30 affiliate faculty with active research programs in psychiatric epidemiology, behavioral/cancer epidemiology, maternal/child health, traumatic brain injury, aging, genetic epidemiology, and social disparities in health. Located in the state capital of Richmond, Virginia, approximately 100 miles south of Washington, D.C., this position offers opportunities for interaction and research collaboration with faculty from three other public health oriented departments, clinicians, and policy makers in both state and federal agencies. VCU boasts one of the country's most comprehensive health sciences centers, including the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Allied Health Professions, as well as the C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, the NCI‐designated Massey Cancer Center, the Center on Society and Health, and the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics.  

About Virginia Commonwealth University  

Virginia Commonwealth University is a major, urban research university with national and international rankings in sponsored research. Located in downtown Richmond, VCU enrolls nearly 31,000 students in 223 degree and certificate programs in the arts, sciences and humanities. Sixty‐eight of the programs are unique in Virginia, many of them crossing the disciplines of VCU’s 13 schools and one college. MCV Hospitals and the health sciences schools of Virginia Commonwealth University comprise the VCU Medical Center, one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. For more, see www.vcu.edu.

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter highlighting qualifications, including research and teaching experience, curriculum vitae, and three references to www.vcujobs.com, Position F52780. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.

For Questions or Additional Information:   

Carolyn Lee  

Email: Carolyn.Lee@vcuhealth.org

Phone: (804) 828‐9829  

Web: http://www.epidemiology.vcu.edu

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Division of Epidemiology, Associate or Full Professor
 
The Division of Epidemiology in the Department of Family Medicine and Population Health at
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) invites applications for a tenure-eligible Associate or
Full Professor. The Division is a premiere public health program, recognized for innovative,
experiential training for a new generation of public health leaders and rigorous research that
improves population health and health equity.
 
Qualifications:
 
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in epidemiology or related field and be
eligible to work in the United States. Those with an interest and strong background in
epidemiologic methods are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a welldeveloped
scholarly/research portfolio with clear evidence of multi-disciplinary applications and
external funding appropriate to complement and expand existing expertise in the Division as well
as accomplishments in graduate-level teaching and other professional activities commensurate
with appointment as a tenure-eligible Associate or Full professor. All candidates should have
demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student
environment or a commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. Individuals with research
and teaching interests in all content areas are welcome to apply.
 
About the Division:
 
The Division currently consists of 7 core faculty with active research
programs in behavioral/cancer epidemiology, maternal/child health, psychiatric epidemiology,
genetic epidemiology, traumatic brain injury, and social disparities in health. Located in the state
capital of Richmond, Virginia, approximately 100 miles south of Washington, D.C., this position
offers opportunities for interaction and research collaboration with faculty in two other public
health departments, clinicians, and practitioners and policy makers in state and local agencies.
VCU boasts one of the country's most comprehensive health sciences centers, including the
Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Allied Health Professions, as well as
the NCI-designated Massey Cancer Center, the C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for
Clinical and Translational Research, the Center on Society and Health, and the Virginia Institute
for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics.
 
About Virginia Commonwealth University:
 
VCU is a major, urban research university with
national and international rankings in sponsored research. Located in downtown Richmond,
VCU enrolls nearly 31,000 students in 223 degree and certificate programs in the arts, sciences
and humanities. Sixty-eight of the programs are unique in Virginia, many of them crossing the
disciplines of VCU’s 13 schools and one college. VCU Hospitals and Clinics and the health
sciences schools of Virginia Commonwealth University comprise the VCU Health, one of the
nation’s leading academic medical centers. For more, see www.vcu.edu.
 
Application Process:
 
Applicants should submit: (1) a personal statement, (2) their curriculum
vitae, and (3) list of three references to www.vcujobs.com, Position #F33350. Applications will
be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university
providing access to education and employment without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, age, sex, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation,
gender identity, gender expression, or disability.
 
For Additional Information:
Please contact Carolyn Lee at 804-828-9829 or via email at
carolyn.lee@vcuhealth.org.
 
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