DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE AND EPIDEMIOLOGY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCES SCHOOL OF
VETERINARY MEDICINE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS
POSITION AVAILABLE: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Climate Adaptation Health
SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in epidemiology or closely related discipline, or a DVM or MD or
equivalent with a Master’s 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: Teaching: 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.
PROCESS: 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 University’s online submission
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.