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Associate or Full Professor In Residence: Analytical Methods for Population Health Research

Recruitment Period

Open July 16th, 2019 through Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


Associate or Full Professor In Residence: Analytical Methods for Population Health Research

The University of California, Irvine, Department of Population Health and Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health is seeking applicants for a full-time Associate Professor in Residence or Full Professor in Residence. Successful candidates will have a proven track record of a successful research program in the application of salivary biomarkers for investigating population health risk factors and/or intervention effectiveness. Candidates with a scholarly record of strategies for disease diagnosis and prevention in population health, and collaboration in multidisciplinary teams in a matrixed academic health research environment are strongly encouraged to apply.

The qualified applicant will be required to meet the four criteria for the In-Residence series; academically qualified individuals who engage in teaching, research or other creative work, and University and public service to the same extent and at the same level of performance as those holding corresponding titles in the Professor series in the same department.

Applicants should have evidence of excellent teaching and an outstanding record of research, evidence of the ability to obtain independent or collaborative extramural NIH-type funding. Successful applicants will contribute to a broader, interdisciplinary initiative in the growing College of Health Sciences at UCI Irvine and will collaborate with other faculty members and research scientists in Public Health and across the larger campus. A doctoral degree (e.g., Ph.D., Dr.P.H., and/or MD) in a public health-related field, research excellence, and university teaching experience are required.

Successful candidates will have a sustained record of research, and peer-reviewed funding by NIH or its equivalent. Expertise in underserved community-based research designed to reduce premature mortality and risk factors in vulnerable populations is paramount. Successful candidates will also have the following:

• A demonstrable peer-reviewed publication record
• National recognition in an area of public health, particularly salivary bioscience
• A demonstrated ability to lead highly interactive and multidisciplinary
research teams
• Demonstrated success translating scientific discovery into new research directions applicable to vulnerable populations.
• Knowledge/appreciation of the value of public health-related research and education and the capability to help integrate research into the community and clinical enterprises.
• Experience working across academic and professional public health enterprises and public health leadership, research institutes, and community organizations
• A collaborative style that fosters and supports teamwork and innovation

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California Academic Salary Scale.

Appointments require successful candidate to be self-funded.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The Program in Public Health recognizes the value of diversity in its faculty and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Qualified applicants must have the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues and to teach and mentor a diverse student body.

Application Procedure:
To apply, please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for this position:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching
  4. Statement of Current and Future Research Plans
  5. Contact information to request three reference letters
  6. Statement of Contributions to Diversity - This is a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  7. Three to four professional references, including telephone numbers and emails addresses.

In-Residence Series - see:

UC Irvine is one of ten campuses of the highly regarded University of California system. With approximately 29,000 students, 1,100 faculty members, a highly ranked medical school, our campus offers a wealth of opportunities for research collaboration and is ranked among the top 10 public universities in the US. Established in 2003, our rapidly growing Program in Public Health offers BA, BS, MPH, and PhD degrees in a variety of emphasis areas. The U.S. News and World Report recently ranked our MPH program as #10 in the country. More information is available on our web site at

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.

Job location

Irvine, CA


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)