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Epidemiologist

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Job Number: 10578
Category: Faculty and Physicians
Location: 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
Department: 235440 - Clncl Sc Epdmlgy
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Schedule: Full-time

The Division of Epidemiology in the Department of Clinical Sciences at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas seeks applications for a faculty epidemiologist position (rank open depending on experience). UT Southwestern Department of Clinical Sciences is a unique, interdisciplinary home for population science, clinical research, and development of novel research methodologies. Intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are encouraged and facilitated.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in epidemiology or a closely related field. Excellent oral and written communication skills and advanced expertise in research design and methodology are required. Candidates with expertise in population-based cancer research and health outcomes research, working experience in a collaborative biomedical research setting, and record of extramural grant support are highly preferred.

Resources for conducting research include access to large and diverse cohorts of patients receiving care through Parkland Health & Hospital System, the Dallas County integrated safety-set system, and Southwestern Health Resources, an integrated network comprised of 27 hospitals, 300 clinics, and more than 2,000 physicians, spanning a 16-county service area with more than 6 million residents.

Applicants should submit a letter of application including statement of current and future research interest, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references. Electronic applications are preferred and should be sent to Dr. Celette Sugg Skinner in care of Suzette.Boese@UTSouthwestern.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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