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Chief Division of Epidemiology in the Department of Clinical Sciences

Job Number: 505218
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Dallas, TX

Department: Clinical Sciences
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Department of Clinical Sciences at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking applicants for a Professor level faculty position commiserate with experience that will serve as the Chief of the division of Epidemiology in the Department of Clinical Sciences.  We expect the Chief to recruit several faculty and post-doctoral positions over the next several years.  The goal is to further strengthen the breadth and depth of the Department, which will provide in-depth epidemiological collaboration and consultation with all clinical investigators at UT Southwestern across all departments. 


Candidates for this position must have significant accomplishments in the field of epidemiology, especially as it pertains to medical disorder (e.g., cancer, cardiology, psychiatry, etc.).  We aim to develop an extremely strong world class Division of Epidemiology.  Professional experience or accomplishments should include innovative contributions to the design or analyses of epidemiological investigations, a track record of consistently high quality publications, demonstrated leadership with management, organizational and administrative skills, and evidence of strong communication, conceptualization and teaching abilities.


The successful doctoral applicant will play a pivotal role in the development of both the Division and the Department, ensure the development of truly top-notch clinical and epidemiological investigators(in both interventional and translational research), recruit and develop additional faculty within the Division, as well as to continue his/her own scientific work. 


If these challenges and opportunities excite you, please submit a cover letter describing your background and experience, curriculum vitae, and contact information with three references to: Dr. Milton Packer, Professor and Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390-9066.

UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world. Our distinguished faculty includes five Nobel Prize winners. Nearly 4,200 medical, graduate and allied health students, residents and postdoctoral fellows are trained each year. Our physicians provide care to patients at UT Southwestern University Hospitals and Clinics, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and two other affiliated hospitals.

The Dallas area boasts a low cost of living with diverse neighborhoods and great schools. The area has world class quality of life options, with more than 175 museums and art galleries, premier performance halls, numerous parks, lakes, golf courses and seven professional sport franchises.


To the extent provided by applicable law, no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by The University of Texas System or any of its component institutions, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability.

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