Epidemiologist, Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, SOM

The Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (DPHPM), an accredited Council of Education in Public Health (CEPH) program, invites applicants with expertise in Epidemiology for a full-time Assistant or Associate faculty position.

The successful applicant must have a doctoral degree with advanced training in epidemiology. All applicants should have core expertise in the areas of research methodology and epidemiology. The successful applicant should have clear evidence of being able to work with others in research design and be able to help analyze both quantitative and qualitative data.  Other skills would be the ability to apply epidemiological tools to specific areas such as veterinary medicine or environmental and occupational determinants of health. Primary responsibilities for this position includes teaching graduate courses; providing statistical support to faculty both within the department and throughout the university; and advising and mentoring graduate students on their research projects.

Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated the ability to access external funding for independent and/or collaborative research programs, especially those that could advance/collaborate with existing departmental research programs. The applicant should have a strong record of publications and external research funding commensurate with rank.  As the only CEPH accredited MPH program in the Caribbean region, the successful candidate will be expected to find and nurture opportunities for collaborations throughout the Caribbean region and to be able to work in and many disciplines and community partners.

The DPHPM at St. George’s University is located in the English-speaking island state of Grenada, a pristine and beautiful Caribbean country. Salary and rank will commensurate with qualifications and experience. Some of the benefits associated with employment include competitive salary with yearly cost of living increases, generous vacation package, non-tenure track system, paid sabbatical (after 6 years of employment), access to childcare, healthcare and veterinary facilities, and generous conference yearly attendance allowance.

To submit an application: Application

Closing date: Until position is filled

For more information about the position, applicants may contact:

Martin Forde, ScD, R.Eng
Professor and Chair
Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
P.O. Box #7, St. George’s University, Grenada
Email: mforde@sgu.edu
Phone: 439-2000 ext. 3439