Job ID: 146965

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health with focus on Precision Population Health

Pennsylvania State University

  • Sep. 30, 2020
  • Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health with focus on Precision Population Health
  • Biobehavioral Health
  • Pennsylvania State University
    University Park, PA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Medicine
]), the Center for Medical Genomics (, the Institute for CyberScience (, and the Center for Health Care and Policy Research (, among many other resources. Opportunities for collaboration also exist with multiple academic units across the College and University (e.g., Human Development and Family Studies, Nutritional Sciences, Kinesiology, Psychology, Biomedical Engineering, School of Nursing, Biology, and Hershey Medical Center, including the Institute for Personalized Medicine and the Genome Sciences Facility).

The College of Health and Human Development strongly encourages applicants who would enrich the diversity of our academic community to apply.To learn more about Penn State University's commitment to diversity and inclusion see the University's Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at In HHD, enriching the lives of others is our mission. We believe in the power of human capacity for growth and live that mission by meeting challenges, both big and small, with excitement and energy every day.

For full consideration, applications should be received by October 30. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The expected start date is August 2021. Questions about this position may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Idan Shalev at To apply, applicants must complete an online application ( including a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experiences, curriculum vitae, and 3 reprints or preprints that convey research interests and expertise. A statement as to how the applicant addresses issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in their scholarship of education, research, and/or service should be included in the cover letter. The position involves teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A doctorate in genetics, bioinformatics, biostatistics, public health, neuroscience, behavioral science, psychology, biology, sociology, or a related field is required. Applicants should have a strong record of scholarly research commensurate with their experience. Grant application experience is also seen as a strength. Four professional letters of reference should be sent directly from the letter writers to Dr. Idan Shalev at

Located in Centre County, Pennsylvania, employment at Penn State offers an incredible opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the central Pennsylvania outdoors combined with the culture, sports, and entertainment a large university community can bring. More information on the area and its amenities can be found here:

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