Position Overview: A reasonable estimate for this position at full-time (100% effort) is $101,700-135,300.
University of California, Davis
Adjunct Professor Department of Public Health Sciences
The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor rank in the Adjunct series with expertise in cancer epidemiology and public health. This is a part-time position (less than 50%) adjunct appointment with teaching responsibilities.
The mission of the Department of Public Health Sciences is to improve the health of people through population-based approaches by developing and evaluating educational programs, conducting epidemiologic research, engaging in public service, and developing policy and other translational outcomes. The Department covers a broad area of public health domains with a focus on health promotion and disease and injury prevention, occupational and environmental health, cancer, health care policy, aging, ethical issues, reproductive, women's, children's, rural, minority, immigrant, and global health.
The position will be located within the Department of Public Health Sciences, and the successful candidate will be expected to participate in research activities. Cancer epidemiology applied to our local and California state populations includes cancer registry and etiologic research. Some of this is done in collaboration with university researchers in oncology, toxicology, public health, and law, as well as community advocates and state-level leaders.
Among other responsibilities, the faculty member hired for this position will:
Strengthen the Public Health Sciences Department's cancer epidemiology expertise and promote interdisciplinary collaboration in the area of cancer epidemiology.
Develop and teach courses in cancer epidemiology, and cancer control and prevention for MPH and PhD students.
Establish a research agenda and obtain extramural funding to foster the development of an emphasis in focused areas of cancer epidemiology.
Conceive, prepare, and submit grant and contract proposals to support her/his research agenda;
Participate in limited-service activities including committee appointments, public or community service;
Work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment.
Candidates will also participate in professional activities at local, state, regional, and national levels including disseminating knowledge through peer-reviewed publications, participation in and presentation at interdisciplinary and scientific meetings, and professional academic outreach and engagement.
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.