Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Prevention Sciences
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Prevention Sciences University of California, Merced Merced, California (November 6 - December 6, 2013) - Merced, CA

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Prevention Sciences
University of California, Merced
Merced, California

The University of California, Merced is seeking one new faculty member at the Assistant (tenure-track), Associate (tenured), or Full Professor (tenured) level. This is a unique opportunity for an individual to join multidisciplinary group of faculty interested in Public Health and Prevention Sciences at the newest University of California campus. We are particularly interested in adding a faculty member who conducts preventive intervention research relevant to conditions with high prevalence and impact in the San Joaquin Valley (e.g., asthma, obesity, diabetes, smoking, teenage pregnancy). At the Associate/Full Professor level, we seek outstanding scholars with strong publication and external funding records, demonstrated leadership in program-building, and a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. At the Assistant level, we seek scholars with the desire to develop an active research and teaching agenda that builds upon the existing strengths at UC Merced.

Responsibilities: Teach key courses in Public Health at the undergraduate and graduate level. The candidate is expected to work with faculty to develop research initiatives including pursuit of external funding, involve undergraduates/graduate students in research projects, and provide meaningful contributions to the growth of a program in Public Health.

Requirements: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in a field relevant to Prevention Sciences such as Public Health, Medicine, Health Psychology, Communication, Health Promotion, Sociology, Health Services Research, Geography, Epidemiology, Social Work, Anthropology, or Biology prior to the position start date.

For additional information, please contact Professor Paul Brown (Search Committee Chair) at .

Applications must be submitted online to . All applications must be received no later than December 3, 2013. Interested applicants are required to submit 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) statement of research 4) statement of teaching 5) up to five reprints of publications; and 6) a list of references with contact information including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address. Applicants for the Assistant Professor level should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online.

Applicants will be notified when the final candidate has been selected.

(Posted November 6 - December 6, 2013)