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Position Available


Location: Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University


Assistant/Associate Professor in Epidemiology



Minimum Requirements:  
Contact Name:

Dr. Jennifer Peel, Search Committee Chair

Contact Phone: 970-491-6391
Contact Email / Web:
Posted: 12/1/2017
EpiMonitor ID: 2017-2461

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The Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in epidemiology at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. 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 (, including the Graduate Degree Program in Public Health at Colorado State University (

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Epidemiology or a closely-related field. This faculty position will have a focus on teaching both introductory and advanced epidemiologic methods; previous teaching experience is preferred. 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. The faculty member will be expected to contribute to teaching in the graduate epidemiology program (and potentially our undergraduate environmental health degree program), mentor graduate students, and participate in externally funded research. Applications from candidates in a range of research focus areas will be considered. 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.

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 (; 970-491-6391). Questions about the application process can be directed to Mr. Zach Herin (; 970-491-0294). To see full position announcement and to apply, please visit:

Colorado State University, with an enrollment of over 25,000 students, is located in Fort Collins at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Less than an hour from Rocky Mountain National Park, Fort Collins is a small city of 150,000 with an excellent school system, an expansive park and natural area program with extensive biking, hiking and walking trails, and over 300 days of sunshine each year. Money Magazine consistently ranks Fort Collins as one of the “Best Places to Live” in the United States. Fort Collins has exceptional and abundant outdoor and cultural activities, and the cities of Boulder and Denver are within an hour drive.  More information about Fort Collins and Colorado State University can be obtained at and

The Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences is home to over 120 undergraduate Environmental Health students, over 140 graduate students, and 41 faculty members. Graduate students pursue degrees (MS, PhD) in Environmental Health, specializing in Epidemiology, among others. The Department has a strong tradition in environmental epidemiology, cancer epidemiology, reproductive epidemiology, indoor and ambient air pollution, respiratory and cardiovascular health, occupational health and safety, ergonomics, toxicology, and radiation cancer biology. Colorado State University, along with partner institutions the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Northern Colorado, is part of the collaborative Colorado School of Public Health. The Graduate Degree Program in Public Health at Colorado State University, offering a Master of Public Health degree, encompasses multiple Departments and Colleges on the campus.

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. 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.

Colorado State University 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, Colorado State University 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.

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.




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