Assistant or Associate Professor - University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

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University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health (CRMTH) at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applications for an assistant or associate professor who will focus on conducting research at the intersection of media, technology, and health outcomes. This will be a full-time appointment which can be in the tenure or non-tenure stream. The position start date is flexible and is expected to be between 2/1/2016 and 10/1/2016. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please apply by December 1, 2015 for full consideration.


The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a nationally recognized externally funded research program. CRMTH maintains a current research portfolio which focuses on media exposure and substance use. Please visit the other areas of this website for more information regarding its activities and focus. 

The successful candidate will either (1) bring complementary experience in a different area (such as nutrition, mental health, physical activity, and/or quality of clinical care) or (2) support our current work related to substance use, including alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. The successful candidate will have outstanding departmental support, strong research infrastructure, excellent departmental colleagues, and potential for collaborative and translational opportunities throughout the university and community.


•    Earned research doctorate (e.g., PhD or ScD) or medical degree (e.g., MD or DO) with appropriate post-graduate research training. Prior research focus may include training in medicine, behavioral health, public health, exercise science, health communication, substance use, or a related field.
•    Demonstrated promise to attract external funding related to media, technology, and health outcomes.
•    Strong record of dissemination of scholarly work, and outstanding written and oral communication skills.
•    Commitment to participate in teaching, mentoring, and supervision of undergraduate and graduate-level students in medicine, public health, or other related fields.

Please send curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, and the names and addresses of three professional references to:  Brian A. Primack, MD, PhD (

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.

Keyword Phrases

  • media
  • techology
  • health
  • medicine
  • tobacco
  • alcohol
  • substance use
  • mental health
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter