Overview

The Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health, in the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) at the University at Buffalo (UB) is excited to announce openings for fifteen (15) full-time faculty. The positions are all fully funded by New York State and are calendar year (12-month) positions in our Graduate Public Health Program. The successful candidates will join a University-wide multidisciplinary team of public health faculty and be part of the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health. Detailed information about each position can be found below and on our website: www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu.

New Center for Climate Change and Health Equity

Number of positions: 5

Posting number & link: F220199 www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/38164

  • One director position: to lead the new center. Full/Associate Professor (tenure eligible) with funding and a history of leadership in areas including health effects of climate change such as environmental epidemiology, climate science, modeling, and environmental justice/health disparities.
  • Four Full/Associate Professor (tenure eligible) positions: senior leadership team for new center. To work with the center director and team of interdisciplinary faculty from within the department and across the university to write proposals and develop the center. Candidates should have funding and expertise in the health effects of climate change including environmental epidemiology, climate science, modeling, and environmental justice/health disparities.

Maternal/Child Health; Perinatal/Reproductive Epidemiology Research

Number of positions: 2

Posting number & link: F220199 www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/38164

  • Two Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) positions: Primary focus on research with contributions to teaching and service missions of the SPHHP.

Aging Research (including, but not limited to, frailty, cancer, women’s health, cognition/dementia)

Number of positions: 2

Posting number & link: F220239  www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/38791

  • Two Full Professor (tenure eligible) positions with funding and a history of leadership in aging research. We are keenly interested in candidates with established research teams and welcome team member applications to our Asst/Assoc level posting below.

Global Health, Infectious or Chronic Disease, Aging, Cancer, Women’s Health, Health Disparities and/or Advanced Epidemiologic Methods Research

Number of positions: 6

Posting number & link: F220199 www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/38164

  • Six Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) positions: Primary focus on research with contributions to teaching and service missions of the SPHHP.

For all positions, candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, DDS, PharmD, etc.) in a public health discipline or a related field.

For all positions, we are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential. We are committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in education, research, and service. We encourage applications from women, members of historically marginalized groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Candidates must apply through the UB Online system at www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu. Applications will be considered as they are received. For best consideration, please apply as soon as possible. Questions about any of the positions can be directed to: Jennifer Forgnone at forgnone@buffalo.edu.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including women, members of historically marginalized groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

About University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Professions

About EEH

The Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health (EEH) prides itself in its multidisciplinary faculty, with faculty research focused on chronic diseases (e.g., cancer, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, periodontal disease, diabetes, eye disease), environmental health, global health, infectious disease, women’s health, genetics, nutrition, health care delivery, quality of care, health policy, health economics, and health disparities. For more information about the department, visit https://publichealth.buffalo.edu/epidemiology-and-environmental-health.html.

About SPHHP

SPHHP offers programs at every degree level and is the home to departments of biostatistics, community health and health behavior, epidemiology and environmental health, exercise and nutrition sciences, and rehabilitation science. It is one of only a few schools across the country that includes both health-related professions and public health. It has a diverse student body which it is actively engaged in supporting. The School has an energetic equity, diversity and inclusion council and provides professional development opportunities in inclusive pedagogy and other equity-related issues. Faculty and students engage in research and community activities designed to improve the health of populations, communities, and individuals. Faculty in the School also engage with the University at Buffalo Community Health Equity Research Institute. Visit UB Jobs to view other available positions in the SPHHP. For more information about the school, visit www.sphhp.buffalo.edu.

About the University

The University at Buffalo (UB) is a research-intensive institution, the largest and most comprehensive of the campuses of the State University of New York (SUNY) system with over 30,000 students and 1,600 full-time faculty. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaboration both within SPHHP and UB and with other outstanding research centers in the region. As the flagship university in the SUNY system, UB is ranked in the top 35 public universities by U.S. News and World Reports and has been a member of the elite Association of American Universities (AAU) for over 25 years. The University has a comprehensive equity, diversity and inclusion strategic plan and leadership dedicated to actualizing this plan at the vice-provost level and across all schools. It has launched a focused effort to hire more faculty of color. For more information about the school, visit www.buffalo.edu.

About Buffalo, NY

Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State (NYS) and is located in the western region on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. NYS is a welcoming region with strong support for human rights and access to a full range of health care. Western New York is an ideal place to live and work. Buffalo – the City of Good Neighbors – is a big city with a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciences center, outstanding public schools, and modest cost of living. Buffalo-Niagara, a region of 1.2 million people, is home to world-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive city-wide system of parks and green space designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, a vibrant theater and music community, and major and minor league sports teams. These are just a few of the wide array of cultural and recreational elements that make Buffalo a great place to work, study and live. For more information, please see: www.buffalo.edu/about_ub/the-buffalo-niagara-region.html

Outstanding Benefits Package

Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.