Community Epidemiology - Clinical Faculty
Faculty/Clinical Faculty | Medical College - Main Campus | Epidemiology

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 University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.

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In U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “America’s Best Hospitals” issue, Rush ranked among the top 50 hospitals in five specialties — with two in the top ten — and is one of the two top-ranked hospitals in Illinois overall. Rush has been a Magnet® nursing organization for more than 10 years.


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Rush is currently involved in more than 1,600 research studies, many NIH-funded. Rush’s long tradition of discovery dates back to determining the causes of scarlet fever, heart attacks and sickle cell anemia. Today we’re also leaders in neurosciences, cancer, immunology, infection, regenerative medicine and more. Join us in spearheading life-changing research at the national level.