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School of Public Health and Health Systems
The School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo seeks an exceptional teacher and researcher for a tenure track position in Epidemiology. The position requires a PhD, Sc.D., Dr. Ph. or equivalent in epidemiology. The initial appointment will be at a rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
The successful applicant must have an outstanding record of research and teaching, or potential, in the areas of chronic disease, mental health, or social behavioural epidemiology. We are particularly interested in candidates with strong quantitative and methodological skills in epidemiology. The ability to develop and teach an array of undergraduate and graduate courses, including on-line and traditional classes is required. Applicants whose research aligns with the School of Public Health and Health Systems’ strategic plan, which constitutes health system integration, health inequalities, healthy aging, healthy environments, or food and water safety/security/governance, would be especially appealing.
The School of Public Health and Health Systems is Waterloo’s newest academic unit and reinforces Waterloo’s reputation as Canada’s most innovative university. We are in the midst of a six year period of strategic growth, innovation, and transformation that will add five more faculty positions to a complement of 26 professors. We currently offer a BSc, MSc and PhD in health studies, a Bachelor of Health Promotion, professional (primarily on-line) Master’s degrees in Public Health, Health Informatics and Health Evaluation, and PhD specializations in aging, health and well-being, as well as work and health. Visit The School of Public Health and Health Systems for more detail.
The closing date for applications is December 15, 2013. The anticipated start date is spring, 2014. Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and separate statements describing your program of future research, record of knowledge exchange, teaching and supervision pedagogy and experience, as well as three letters of reference to: Director, School of Public Health and Health Systems, Burt Matthews Hall, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada, N2L 3G1. Alternatively, application materials and references may be sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. All materials should include a reference to competition number SPHHS EPI 2013.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.
There are currently no open faculty positions in Kinesiology.
Recreation and Leisure Studies
There are currently no open faculty positions in Recreation and Leisure Studies.
There are no postdoctoral fellow positions listed at this time.