Infectious Disease Epidemiologist - University of Iowa in Iowa City Iowa

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University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa 52242

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa is seeking candidates with specific training and expertise in infectious disease epidemiology for a tenure-track faculty position. The faculty member will join a Department of 16 primary and 53 secondary faculty members. The Department is dedicated to infectious disease epidemiology as a primary focus area with an established Center of Emerging Infectious Diseases. Outstanding collaboration between our faculty and the faculty from the health sciences and other colleges at the University of Iowa and Iowa State University is a hallmark of the Department.

 Individuals with expertise in any area are welcome to apply but those with training and experience in methods and application of epidemiology in population-based infectious diseases, emerging infections, and/or pathogen transmission research are of particular interest. Candidates should have a MD, DrPH, DVM or PhD with applicable background, training and experience in epidemiology and infectious disease.  Specific research interests may include: infectious disease surveillance and modeling, molecular epidemiology, zoonotic diseases, risk factor investigation, epidemic modeling or vaccine research. The successful candidate will have a strong portfolio with evidence of, or the potential to develop, excellence in teaching, independent grant funding, and scholarly publications in epidemiology and public health. The faculty member should be eligible for the rank of assistant professor to full professor, depending upon experience.

 Duties of the faculty member will include conducting federally funded research, teaching of graduate students and health professionals, advising students, mentoring faculty and students along with academic and public health service.

 To apply for this position, please visit, faculty requisition #63126, where you will be asked to submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest that includes a statement of research interests, and the names of three professional references. Please address inquiries and nominations to the search committee chair, James Torner, PhD, at  or call (319) 384-1542.  Additional information about the department is available at

 We are committed to a diverse faculty.  Women and minorities are strongly urged to apply. The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • Infectious Disease Epidemiologist
  • epidemic modeling
  • Infectious disease surveillance and modeling
  • vaccine research
  • molecular epidemiology
  • zoonotic diseases
  • risk factor investigation
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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