Career Opportunities : Faculty


The mission of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (DEPH) is to conduct breakthrough interdisciplinary and translational research, educate the best and brightest students for academic and public health careers, and to identify the determinants of health/illness and understand and find solutions for local and regional health challenges.

Efforts of the faculty and research staff address a variety of environmental, biological and behavioral factors that hinder the maintenance of good health. Our research and teaching is integrated with multicultural, community-based interventions research in South Florida and throughout the world. In 2011, the Department was awarded over $25 million dollars of extramural funding, ranking us in the top 20% among our peers.

The Department of Epidemiology and Public Health is seeking a full professor who will expand the reach of a first-rate Division to become the hub of a research program that takes full advantage of the intellectual capital through the university, the unique diversity of populations, and South Florida’s unique location as the gateway to the Americas. The Professor will lead the research, teaching and service activities that make up the core of our mission in our laboratories, classrooms and field work.


  • Extensive publication record in epidemiological and collaborative research leading to publication in leading scientific journals
  • Success in obtaining NIH P50, P01 and/or RO1 grant funding
  • Administrative experience in running complex projects, center, or units
  • Classroom teaching experience as well as experience in mentoring doctoral students that has led to publications in mainstream epidemiological or related scientific journals
  • Long-term experience in collaboration with biomedical and basic science and intervention investigators
  • Experience leading and managing faculty

Degree required: Ph.D.

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE: Candidates should send cover, CV and contact information for three recommendations referring to position number 037508 to Dr. Willy Prado, Department of Epidemiology & Public: