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Assistant Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

All applications should be accompanied by curriculum vitae, statement of interest, and names (only) of four references. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to provide four letters of reference immediately thereafter.

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Assistant Professor
Position Number
Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track
Salary Range
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
FTE
Vacancy ID FAC0001728
Posting Open Date 08/05/2016
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2017
Position Summary

The Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Medical Geography. The appointment is available starting July 2017. Specialties can include but are not limited to population health, spatial epidemiology, climate and health, and mathematical modeling for disease transmission. Duties will include teaching, research, and community service at the University and at the National level within the discipline. The successful candidate will develop a vibrant undergraduate and graduate program, publish in the top journals, and have a track record (or potential for recent Ph.D.) of robust research funding. The Department has a strong commitment to inter-disciplinary and international research and teaching, and provides opportunities for interactions with other academic units, including the Water Institute (waterinstitute.unc.edu), the Carolina Population Center (www.cpc.unc.edu), the Institute for the Environment (www.ie.unc.edu), the Gillings School of Global Public Health (www.sph.unc.edu), the Southeast Regional Climate Center (www.sercc.com) and the UNC School of Medicine. All applications should be accompanied by curriculum vitae, statement of interest, and names (only) of four references. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to provide four letters of reference immediately thereafter.

Educational Requirements

Must have a Ph.D. in Geography or similar with an emphasis on medical/health geography, population health, epidemiology, or related fields.

Qualifications and Experience

Outstanding research promise and dedication to excellent teaching are expected with an emphasis on medical/health geography, population health, and spatial aspects of epidemiology.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

All applications should be accompanied by curriculum vitae, statement of interest, and names (only) of four references. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2016. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to provide four letters of reference immediately thereafter.

Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/103813

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Barbara Taylor, Department Manager
Department Contact Telephone or Email barb@unc.edu
Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy/evaluations

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is your highest degree?
    • PhD
    • MD
    • PharmD
    • DDS
    • DVM
    • JD
    • MLS/MIS
    • Masters
    • Other