Community Epidemiology Faculty Positions
The Rush Institute for Health Aging at Rush University Medical Center invites applications from candidates for faculty positions as assistant professor. The successful candidate will contribute to an expanding and vibrant research portfolio at the Institute around community epidemiology. Areas of interest include nutritional epidemiology, neuropsychology, physical activity, metabolomics, genetics, and prevention trials. The successful candidates will facilitate ongoing projects in both large epidemiologic studies and randomized prevention trials. They will be expected to establish independent research careers.
Research experience and relevant publications highly desired. Candidates should preferably hold a doctoral degree in epidemiology, psychology, kinesiology, or medicine. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research.
Rush is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
More about Rush University Medical Center:
Rush University Medical Center is an academic medical center that encompasses a 669-bed hospital serving adults and children. In January 2012, Rush opened a new 376-bed hospital building, known as the Tower, which is part of the Medical Center’s major renovation of its campus.
Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation’s top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research. The Medical Center also offers more than 70 highly selective residency and fellowship programs in medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties.
Rush is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Rush is ranked in 7 of 16 categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2018–2019 “America's Best Hospitals” issue, and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall.
Rush was one of four hospitals in the country that the American Hospital Association honored for equity of care in June of 2018.
Rush was the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status—the highest honor in nursing—and the first in Illinois to earn a fourth four-year designation.
Rush has been ranked among the country's top 100 hospitals—and 15 major teaching hospitals—four times by Truven Health Analytics, a leading provider of health care data and analytics.
The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization that advocates for equality for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and/or queer/questioning named Rush University Medical Center a leader in LGBT Health Equality for the tenth consecutive year.
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