Tenure Track Position in Public Health
Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Position Name Tenure Track Position in Public Health
School/Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Department/Area Public Health

Description The Department of Public Health offers several graduate programs in the fields of public health, epidemiology, gerontology, biostatistics and nutrition (M.P.H., M.Sc., M.A. and Ph.D.). The academic activities led by the department's faculty members encompass a broad range of epidemiological research fields, i.e., nutritional, genetic, environmental, perinatal, aging, social and pharmaceutical epidemiology. The faculty members produce impactful work that has been published in high-ranking journals. The department's research has been influential in informing health policy both on national and international levels.
The department's research activities include processing large data sets using state of the art statistical analysis methods and the development of novel tools addressing the concurrent challenging data processing needs.
The successful candidate is expected to lead an independent and collaborative research program, attract and supervise master's/Ph.D. students, apply for research funding through competitive grants, publish in high ranked, international peer review journals, advise researchers and clinical staff on bio-statistical methods and teach both basic and advanced biostatistics and epidemiology courses.

Basic Qualifications Ph.D. degree in Epidemiology or Biostatistics, Post-doctoral training, preferably in academic institutions abroad, excellent teaching skills (in Hebrew and English) particularly in biostatistics.
Equal Opportunity Employer Ben-Gurion University sees great importance in integrating people with disabilities into work. If you are a person with disabilities according to the definition in the Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities Law, 5758-1988:'A person with a physical, mental or intellectual disability, including cognition, permanent or temporary, whose immature function is limited to one or more of the main areas of life' - you should point this out in the candidacy forms.

Required Documents Please attach:

1. Cover Letter.
2. Ph.D. Certificate.
3. Curriculum vitae. For each publication, please include Impact Factor, Rank, and number of citations.
4. Reviewers Bio & Reviewers relation to candidate. A list of referees with their names, academic positions and affiliations.
5. Publications 1;2;3;4. The candidate should select a number of representative recent publications. Priority should be given to papers in which the candidate is first or last author.
6. Statement of Current and Future Research.
7. Statement of Teaching Philosophy.

For the rank of Lecturer: 3-4 References, at least 2 "independent" and at least 2 from institutions abroad.
For the rank of Senior Lecturer: 4-5 References, at least 2 "independent" and at least 2 from institutions abroad.
For the rank of Professor: 5-6 References, at least 4 "independent" and at least 3 from institutions abroad.

One of the letters should be from the candidate's supervisor (Ph.D., M.Sc., Post Doc)

Application Open Until February 2, 2022
Contact Information Prof. Natalya Bilenko,
Head of the Public Health department,
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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