Professor (Population Science Research) - Medicine - Epidemiology & Population Science (9000

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7077203 (Ref.No. 6286-en_US)
Posted: April 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Department of Medicine, Epidemiology and Population Science section is seeking a population science researcher at the Professor (tenured) level, with specialties in epidemiology (cancer or other diseases), implementation science, survivorship, nutrition, and computational sciences.

The successful candidate will hold a doctorate degree or equivalent, and have relevant research training and experiences. We seek academic researchers who can contribute immediately, as evidenced by a history of peer-reviewed funding and publications. Preference will be given to the candidate who has demonstrated prior leadership and mentoring skills and have engaged in successful collaborative, multidisciplinary research.

Job Duties

  • Identifying and forming decisions on effective programs, policies, and practices for preventing and reducing tobacco and substance use, and other risky behaviors, especially among vulnerable and special populations.
  • Examining how regulatory actions affect the trajectories and transitions from experimentation to regular substance use, with a focus on a longitudinal characterization of product preference and how these products influence use patterns.
  • Researching significant knowledge gap on product switching/demand sensitivity of alternative and emerging tobacco products (e.g., electronic cigarette) to changes in the price of conventional cigarettes.
  • Use participatory and innovative community-based action research to engage knowledge users and build capacity to address the problem of substance use among vulnerable communities.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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