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Research Faculty Position Position in Epidemiology

The Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health invites applications for a Research Track Faculty position in the area of infectious disease epidemiology. Appointment as a Research Investigator, Assistant Research Scientist, or Research Assistant Professor will be made commensurate with experience. The new faculty member will join an active and productive research team, led by Dr. Aubree Gordon, focused on the transmission of and susceptibility to infectious diseases with an emphasis on influenza and other respiratory pathogens. They will play a lead role in directing research projects both on primary data collection in the field and/or laboratory, and analysis of data. Successful applicants should have a PhD or MD level training and research background in infectious diseases, biostatistics/modeling and excellent writing skills. The position offers ample opportunities for publication, interdisciplinary collaboration, grant writing, interactions with students and postdoctoral fellows, and career development. Spanish proficiency (the research team’s fieldwork is located in Latin America) is a plus as is prior work on respiratory pathogens and experience with laboratory data. Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Aubree Gordon (

Our Department of Epidemiology is home to more than 40 highly interdisciplinary, internationally recognized faculty members whose research encompasses a broad range of epidemiologic disciplines. The Department has large and highly successful training programs at both the masters and doctoral level.

Application Process

To submit your application, please go to to upload your application. To do so, you will need a University of Michigan account or “Friend” account. Set up a UofM Friend account. Once this step is completed, you can upload your application.

A complete application should include:

  1. Statement of current and future research plans
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names of three (3) references (please include complete contact information for each reference)

Please upload these documents in a single PDF file. Anyone with questions about submitting their application online should contact Stacy Babcock (

Review of applications will begin February 15, 2020 and continue until suitable candidates are identified. The University of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities and women are particularly encouraged to apply. This search will be conducted in a manner consistent with the University of Michigan’s newly released campus-wide Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Planning Initiative. The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.