Position Announcement – University of Maryland, School of Public Health, Department of Family Science

Faculty member (open rank), Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland (https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/35199)

The Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park seeks a full-time tenure track (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) to help the Department further enhance its national leadership at the forefront of research and education on health and families. Candidates should hold a doctoral degree (Ph.D., Sc.D.) in maternal and child health, family and reproductive health, or another relevant public health field; family science; demography; human development or related social science discipline. Substantial public health training and research experience or an M.P.H. degree are essential if the highest degree is not in public health. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in health research, publication, and graduate teaching, including previous and current funded research from federal agencies and/or foundations. Candidates should have high-level quantitative research skills and demonstrated experience working with large-scale datasets, a strong interest in collaboration, and value commitment to community engagement and cultural competence.  Applicants must apply electronically to ejobs.umd.edu, faculty section, position #106047. For best consideration, candidates should submit materials by December 1, 2015.  Applications should include the following: 1) cover letter clearly indicating how the candidate meets each of the qualifications listed above, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) three representative publications, and 4) contact information for three references (to be contacted only with the candidate’s approval). Contact: Drs. Leigh Leslie and Edmond Shenassa, Search Committee Co-Chairs (lleslie@umd.edu and shenassa@umd.edu) for questions about the position, and Ms. Erin McClure (elmc@umd.edu) for questions about application submission.