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Location: Boston, MA

Harvard University / T.H. Chan School of Public Health / Department of Epidemiology


Assistant / Associate Professor of Epidemiology

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Contact Name:

Megan Marchese, Search Administrator

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Posted: 8/27/2017
EpiMonitor ID: 2017-2385

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The Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites applications from candidates for a tenure-track faculty position as assistant/associate professor of epidemiology.

The Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard Chan School is committed to enriching the academic experience of our talented students, with the critical thinking and problem-solving skills they need to address current and future challenges in public health and clinical medicine.

The successful candidate will contribute to expanding the department’s role as a center for epidemiologic research and education. Areas of focus may include epidemiologic methods, epidemiology of chronic diseases, epidemiology of infectious diseases, and clinical epidemiology. The successful candidate will facilitate departmental engagement within the Harvard Chan School, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard teaching hospitals. He/she will be expected to conduct empirical research in epidemiology and to participate actively in teaching and in the direction of training programs.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or S.D., as well as graduate-level training in epidemiology or a closely related field, or have substantial experience with the development or application of epidemiologic methods. For the purposes of this position, we take a broad view of closely related fields as including, but not limited to, such areas as network science, computational biology or data science applied to the study of human health outcomes; ecology and evolution of infectious diseases; public policy; and health economics. Publication record can be in epidemiology or a closely related field. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in the field of epidemiology, or a closely related field.

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks to recruit, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. We are committed to upholding the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our hiring and promotion processes. Women and individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

For questions or support with submitting your application, please contact:

Megan Marchese, Search Administrator

Department of Epidemiology

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health


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Harvard University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Information on resources for faculty career development and work/life balance can be found at: 



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