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Position Available


Location: Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Tenured or Tenure Track Faculty in Epidemiology

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Dr. Wei Zheng, c/o Kim Kreth

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Posted: 9/11/2017
EpiMonitor ID: 2017-2399

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The Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) invites candidates to apply for tenured or tenure-track faculty positions. More than 50 epidemiologists at Vanderbilt conduct clinical and population-based studies, including three large cohort studies in the U.S. and abroad with survey data and biological samples from approximately 225,000 study participants. Areas of ongoing research include diet and nutrition, health behaviors, envi-ronmental exposures, reproductive epidemiology, genetic and other biomarkers for disease risk and progression, and racial disparities in health outcomes. The Center is particularly interested in expanding its research and training pro-grams in epidemiology of cancer and other chronic diseases.

Successful candidates will have a doctorate in epidemiology or a related field with additional training or experience in epidemiologic research, and a demonstrated ability to develop and sustain an independent research program. Vander-bilt fosters a rich environment of cross-disciplinary collaboration, providing exciting opportunities to work on cohort consortium projects and collaborate on ongoing research projects in epidemiology.

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is ranked #14 on the recent US News and World Report list of top medical schools for research in the US and is in the Top 10 for NIH-funded research. VUMC is home to the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, an NCI-designated Cancer Center. VUMC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Nashville, the state capital, is the largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, with temperate climate, low cost of living, affordable residential areas, vibrant cultural activities and abundant recreational opportunities.

To apply, email a cover letter, briefly describing research experience and interests, and curriculum vitae to . Address the cover letter to: Dr. Wei Zheng, c/o Kim Kreth, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2525 West End Ave., 8th floor, Nashville TN 37203-1738. Vanderbilt Epidemiology Center online: .



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