Associate Professor

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Associate Professor

Requisition ID




Position Type

Regular Full-Time


CPH Epidemiology





Candidates should submit a current curriculum vitae (CV), name and contact of at least three references, and a letter outlining their interests, relevant experience and career goals to Joseph Su, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 West Markham, Slot 820, Little Rock, AR 72205; email:; phone: (501) 526-6610.

To be considered for this position, candidates must also create a profile using the "apply for this job online" link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Epidemiology in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Epidemiology at the Associate Professor rank. Individuals with any area of research interest in Epidemiology will be considered; however, those with research interests in epidemiologic methods, cancer, perinatal, or maternal child health epidemiology are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary: offered commensurate with experience

This posting will remain open until filled









Faculty in the UAMS Department of Epidemiology collaborate with colleagues from the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Health Professions, centers of excellence such as the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute (i.e., National Institutes of Health-funded Center for Clinical and Translational Research), as well as neighboring institutions, including Arkansas Children's Hospital, Arkansas Children's Research Institute, and the Arkansas Department of Health.


The COPH was created in 2001 with a portion of the state's tobacco settlement funds and is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. Accredited degree programs include MPH, MHA, PhD, and DrPH programs. The college has five departments and five centers. We offer a collaborative work environment that builds upon UAMS' unique capabilities in bioinformatics, telemedicine, and community-engaged research.









Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in Epidemiology from an accredited program

A commitment to excellence in teaching and advising graduate students

Highly competent in epidemiologic methods, and a track record of scholarly research, including peer-reviewed publications with a history of obtaining extramural research funding



UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job Posting: 3086284

Posted On: Oct 11, 2021

Updated On: Nov 10, 2021