QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in epidemiology or closely related
discipline, or a DVM or MD or equivalent with a Masterís
degree in epidemiology or a closely related public health
discipline, is required. Demonstrated experience,
productivity, and creativity in research in the epidemiology
of climate change and impacts on health are required.
Desirable areas of research experience include risks to animal
and human health, vulnerable populations, disease
surveillance, disaster epidemiology, zoonotic infectious
disease and environmental change, harmful algal blooms, water
quality and quantity, and other climate-induced food and/or
water concerns, quantitative methods, trans-disciplinary
research, and global health research. Demonstrated experience
working at the interface of human, animal, and environmental
health is preferred. Demonstrated record of effective teaching
is desired. Must possess excellent interpersonal and
communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with
others in a collegial team atmosphere.
Responsibilities include: 1) teaching graduate professional
(MD and/or DVM) and/or MPVM/MPH, PhD and/or graduate academic
course(s) in some of the following: epidemiology,
epidemiologic study design, infectious disease epidemiology,
surveillance, environmental health science, and modeling of
human and/or animal diseases and their risks, and 2) mentoring
and directing graduate students.
Research: The development of a creative,
independent, and productive basic and/or applied research
program in epidemiology related to climate adaptation is a
requirement of the position, including publication of results
in scientific journals.
Service: University and public service
through committee work, participation in professional
organizations, continuing education and other appropriate
means is required.
To receive fullest consideration, applications must be
received by October 30, 2017, position open until filled.
Interested applicants should submit 1) a letter of intent
outlining special interest in the position, overall related
qualifications and experience and career goals; 2) curriculum
vitae; 3) the names and addresses of three professional
references; and 4) a statement summarizing experience and
professional contributions in the area of equity and
diversity. Application materials may be submitted by using the
Universityís online submission program,
The University of California, Davis and the Department of
Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, and
the Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine
are interested in candidates who are committed to the highest
standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to
the development of a campus climate that supports equality and
diversity. The University of California is an affirmative
action/equal opportunity employer.