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Associate or Full Professor (Tenure Track) (Multiple Positions)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Associate or Full Professor (Tenure Track) (Multiple Positions)
Department Family and Community Medicine (0704)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona, Tucson, a research-intensive department, invites you to apply for one or more tenured faculty positions in the area of diabetes prevention and control, obesity treatment and prevention, tobacco cessation and prevention, reducing health disparities, health services research or technology-mediated communication (e.g., eHealth, mHealth, HIT) research.

Individuals with expertise in clinical trials, applied research, healthcare-based or community-based approaches to understanding and/or reducing disparities in these behaviors and conditions, and experience working with underserved and at-risk communities, are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to mentor a growing group of junior faculty and/or residents.

The College of Medicine recognizes the value of diversity of people, thought, perspective and experience. As the sole allopathic medical college in the state of Arizona, the UA COM’s mission includes the provision of its services and resources to all Arizona residents. The College’s commitment to creating and supporting programs that enhance diversity of thought, background, ethnicity and perspective, and which attract a diverse faculty to serve diverse populations is evident in part through the following programs: the National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, the Arizona Hispanic Center of Excellence, the Office of Outreach and Multicultural Affairs, the Native American Research and Training Center, and the award winning Telemedicine Program.

The department is seeking individuals who are able to work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues, and who have experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS).Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Seek extramural funding for research in the area of diabetes prevention and control, obesity treatment and prevention, tobacco cessation and prevention, substance abuse, reducing health disparities, health services research or technology-mediated communication.
  • Develop and submit research grant proposals to appropriate funding agencies.
  • Implement research projects.
  • Disseminate research findings through peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations.
  • Develop and maintain collaborations with FCM clinical, research and outreach faculty for team-based science, quality improvement, and other scholarly activity.
  • Develop and maintain collaborations across the University of Arizona, locally, regionally, nationally and internationally to facilitate translational research.
  • Mentor junior faculty and residents in the conduct of scholarly activity.
  • Engage in limited teaching activities for residents and graduate students.
  • Serve in leadership positions in national scientific societies.
  • Participate in Research Leadership Group meetings.
  • Participate in department, college, and university committees.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD or MD with a track record in obtaining NIH (or comparable) funding.
  • Current extramural grant funding.
  • High productivity with regards to peer-reviewed publications.
  • History of successful mentorship of junior faculty.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Commitment to excellence by participating in teaching, research and service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
  • Experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.
  • Established expertise in working with diverse communities.
Rank To be determined.
Tenure Information Tenure Track (T/TE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F20755
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees
Contact Information for Candidates

Dr. Myra Muramoto
(520) 626-1090

Open Date 11/21/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 12/01/2016
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a PhD or MD with a track record in obtaining NIH (or comparable) funding?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have current extramural grant funding?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have high productivity with regards to peer-reviewed publications?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a history of successful mentorship of junior faculty?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents