Assistant/Associate/Full Professor to Promote Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors
University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Location: Buffalo, New York
Type: Full Time
College / University
Internal Number: F230096
The Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (UB), Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is recruiting for a cluster hire of 3-5 individuals who can add depth and breadth to strengthen research on the promotion of healthy lifestyle behaviors and prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity and related health problems. We are looking for faculty at Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels who are interested in translational research that can range from translation of basic science to dissemination and implementation science, building on existing strengths. Faculty at all levels would be expected to develop and maintain an active research program. Building on UB’s strength in collaborative and translational research, we seek to hire a colleague who values a collaborative work environment. The candidates will be able to take advantage of already established collaborations within the department and the university at large, including the UB Center for Ingestive Behavior, as well as collaborate in the development of innovative interdisciplinary programs of research. The candidate will also help in mentoring faculty and/or trainees, and provide research design and statistics expertise to the Department. Desired Skills and Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience, Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, or related fields, D.O or, MD.
About Buffalo, NY: Buffalo offers an impressive array of cultural and recreational opportunities uncommon for a region of its size. Buffalo’s rich cultural resources reflect its distinguished history and commitment to sustaining the arts, including the Grammy Award-winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; the world class collection of modern painting and sculpture at the Albright-Knox Art gallery; an extensive array of historic architectural treasures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, H.H. Richardson, Louis Sullivan and Eero and Eliel Saarinen; an expansive park system (including Delaware Park) considered to be the very best work of designer Frederick Law Olmsted and a variety of summer festivals. The city is home to the state’s largest concentration of theaters outside of New York City. From the Underground Railroad to jazz history at the Colored Musicians Club and museum, Buffalo has a rich African-American heritage to explore. Buffalo is a family friendly, livable and affordable city with Niagara Falls one of the major tourist attractions of the world a short drive away. Buffalo is close to two significant wine growing regions-Niagara Escarpment and the Finger Lakes region. It was named one of the Top 10 Food cities by National Geographic. Rich in natural resources and beauty, the Buffalo Niagara region is a 4 season region that offers the best for seasonal sports enthusiasts including the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, and the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres. How to Apply: Interested candidates can apply online here. Questions can be directed to Leonard Epstein, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of American's leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for or excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo at http://buffalo.edu.