The University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health is accepting applications for the position of Tenured Professor & Department Chair in the Department currently known as Infectious Diseases & Microbiology (IDM). Founded in 1948, Pitt Public Health spans seven academic departments, with nearly 650 students and 500 combined faculty and staff. We are seeking a leader with a dynamic vision of the importance of infectious diseases in public health in the 21st century. The ideal candidate should build on many current strengths to develop a world class Department that is resilient and addresses current and evolving infectious disease public health priorities, such as those posed by a changing climate and emerging pandemics.
The Chair is a full-time faculty position. Applicants (PhD, MD, DVM, or equivalent) must have a distinguished record of research, teaching, service, and academic accomplishments that meet the criteria of the tenured professor level. Formal training in public health (undergraduate, graduate, and/or post doc) is preferred. Experience in administration of externally supported research and training centers is desirable. Resources are available for trans- and intra-departmental program development, faculty recruitment and cross campus collaborations. Candidates from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Desired start date is January 2023. A full position description and application is available at Pitt IDM Chair on join.pitt.edu through requisition #21006261. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of interest that addresses motivation to apply and summarizes professional accomplishments, a one-page diversity, equity and inclusion effort and vision statement, and curriculum vitae.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.