Assistant Professor in UW Global Health
Posted: 6/29/2020 (Employment)
The University of Washington (UW), Department of Global Health seeks an Assistant Professor without tenure to join the Kenya Research and Training Center (KRTC). This is a full-time (100% FTE), 12-month service period position with an anticipated start date in autumn 2020. KRTC seeks to recruit an Assistant Professor with specialization in implementation science, epidemiologic methods and HIV testing, partner services, and HIV prevention in Africa, as well as modeling and costing/cost-effectiveness for HIV and other emerging infectious diseases, such as COVID-19. The position will support KRTC’s strategy to strengthen collaborative work to improve translation of research into policy and practice.
The Kenya Research and Training Center (KRTC) is a University-chartered Center, housed
jointly within the School of Medicine and the Department of Global Health, which brings
University of Washington faculty, students and researchers together to support research that
improves health and informs policy in Kenya and other resource-limited settings across the
globe. KRTC aspires to improve health in Kenya and sub-Saharan Africa through high quality
mentoring, rigorous scientific research and strong collaborations. KRTC provides an academic
forum to support both trainees and investigators in the planning, implementation, analysis, and presentation of over 50 research and training projects conducted in Kenya.
• All candidates must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in implementation science,
epidemiology, systems engineering, economics, public health or related field.
• Candidates must have a demonstrated mastery of implementation science and
epidemiologic methodologies as they apply to HIV and other infectious diseases, such
as the novel coronavirus, with particular focus on models and methods for costing/cost
• All candidates must have demonstrated experience in teaching and mentorship of
• Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience developing global HIV
prevention strategies and programs.
• Successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to successfully write and secure
grants and publish scientific findings.
This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this
position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including
confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.
Please submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, and three references (final candidates will be asked
to submit letters of recommendation), and a diversity statement through Interfolio:
Questions regarding this posting may be sent to the Search Manager, Gisella Logioia, at