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Location: Montreal, Canada

McGill University Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health


Assistant or Associate Professor of Public and Population Health (Tenure Track)

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Posted: 3/15/2017
EpiMonitor ID: 2017-2296

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Position description
McGill University is one of Canadas leading universities, and the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health is home to one of the largest concentrations of Faculty with expertise and interest in advanced epidemiological and biostatistical methods in Canada. The Department offers a vibrant research environment and is one of the top academic units in its field in the world. McGill University recently approved the creation of a School of Population and Global Health and the successful candidate will play an important role in its development.

Job Duties
Faculty members are responsible for conducting a strong research program and for supervising graduate trainees. The candidate will be expected to teach students in the graduate programs in Epidemiology and Public Health.

The successful candidate will have potential or proven ability to develop an internationally recognized research program in public and population health, health services or policy research and to obtain grants for his or her own research as well as to contribute to the building of successful research projects and programs.

Qualifications and Education requirements
Candidates must have a doctorate in a quantitative discipline relevant to public and population health and relevant research experience. Necessary qualifications for the position include evidence of research productivity (peer-reviewed publications) and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. We invite candidates with strong methodological expertise and research interests in any field of application of public health but particularly in surveillance, intervention research, behavioral economics, non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health, aging, mental health and injury prevention.


Job Type:





Assistant/Associate Professor



Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

Posting period:


Please submit your application within 30 days of the publication of this advertisement. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with all applications received within 30 days of this posting being fully considered. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Candidate interviews are expected to begin in April 2017.


Applications must be submitted on-line at:

The following supporting documents are required:

-          a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)

-          statement of research  (if including other documents, combine to make 1 pdf)

-          the names and contact information of three referees

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.






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