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06.21.17

Faculty Position in Epidemiology

The Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) at Texas A&M University invites applicants for a full-time, fully budgeted, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of epidemiology and public health. The successful applicant will join an existing group of enthusiastic epidemiologists located within the CVM. In the spirit of One Health, we seek an energetic individual who is applying innovative epidemiologic approaches to solve animal and human health problems. Applicants with a background in computational biology/medicine, biometry, and bioinformatics are also encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain a vigorous extramurally funded research program. In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for supervising graduate students in the Veterinary Public Health and Epidemiology Program and teaching one or more graduate-level courses in keeping with the candidate’s interests and departmental needs. Possible course topics include, but are not limited to, epidemiologic methods, infectious disease modeling, and spatial epidemiology. There may also be opportunities to teach at the undergraduate and/or veterinary professional level.

The position requires a PhD degree in epidemiology or related field and a record of peer-reviewed published research. Individuals with a veterinary background are encouraged to apply. Broad collaborative opportunities are available, including the potential to work with clinical veterinarians within the CVM; members of interdisciplinary faculties in genetics, toxicology, environmental health, reproductive biology, neuroscience, and the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology program; the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory; the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases; the Texas A&M Health Science Center including the College of Medicine and the School of Public Health; practicing veterinarians in the community; and members of local, state, and federal government agencies. Salary and start-up package will be competitive and commensurate with level of accomplishment.

Review of applications will begin July 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest outlining their qualifications, current curriculum vitae, statement of specific research and teaching interests and philosophies, and the names of three potential references, along with complete contact information, to:

Ms. Jessica Alvarado
Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas, USA 77843-4458

(Voice) +1-979-845-2820
(Facsimile) +1-979-847-8981
vibsadmin@cvm.tamu.edu.

Applications should be submitted electronically (by e-mail and attachments).  For further information about the position, please contact Dr. Christine Budke (cbudke@cvm.tamu.edu) or Dr. Sarah Hamer (shamer@cvm.tamu.edu).

Texas A&M University is situated in College Station, Texas, which along with its neighboring city of Bryan, makes up a community of approximately 170,000 residents. The twin city area is known for its family-friendly environment, affordable living, and proximity to three major Texas cities: Houston, Austin, and Dallas. For more information about Texas A&M University, please visit http://www.tamu.edu/. For more information about the Epidemiology and Public Health program at the CVM, please visit http://www.vetmed.tamu.edu.

Texas A&M University is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity EmployerThe CVM is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.



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