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Requisition ID:  6770

Assistant Professor One Health

Job Summary

One-Health Epidemiologist, Academic Year (9-month), tenure track Assistant professor in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology (CPB) at the Purdue University-College of Veterinary Medicine.


DVM (or equivalent degree) and a Ph.D. or Dr. PH in public health/one health/epidemiology field are required.  

    • It is expected that approximately 60-70% of the person’s time will be dedicated to research and 30-40% teaching. The successful applicant will establish an interdisciplinary and externally-funded research program in an area related to one health such as zoonoses, environmental epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, cancer epidemiology, infectious disease epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, syndromic/disease surveillance, disease modeling, animal welfare, the human-animal bond, or comparative medicine. 
    • This individual will have a leadership role in enhancing, implementing, and coordinating a Public Health curriculum for Veterinary and Veterinary Nursing students and will contribute to the graduate program in epidemiology by offering a graduate course or field experiences in their area of expertise. 
    • The successful candidate will mentor MS, Ph.D., and MPH students.
Application Process

To be considered for the position, each application must include 1) curriculum vitae, 2) a summary of past research and future research plans, 3) a statement on teaching philosophy, 4) a statement on professional contributions to the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion and, 5) the names and contact information of three professional references.  Review of applications will start September 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.  Start date will be negotiable.  A background check is required for employment in this position.  Applicants needing more information are encouraged to contact Dr. Hsin-Yi Weng, Chair of the Search Committee at weng9@purdue.edu.

Benefits Eligibility
FLSA Status

Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Comparative Pathobiology are committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.  The College and the department value, nurture and respect all members of its community, and ensure an environment of inclusive excellence where all students, faculty, and staff are inspired and empowered to achieve their full potential.


             Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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