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Career Opportunities - Join Our Team

December 31, 2018

The Department of Population Science and Policy is looking for talented, dedicated individuals to join our interdisciplinary team and assist with meeting our mission of understanding and advancing the health, development, and wellness of residents in central and southern Illinois. We’re seeking a diverse pool of applicants with varying skill sets to enhance existing and forthcoming grants and research projects.


We're recruiting for the following:

  • Research Project Specialist
    Function: To provide research operational support for community based population science and policy activities (BA/BS).

  • Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Function: To provide coordination and facilitation of varied population science research projects (PhD).

  • Assistant/Associate Professor - Division Chief, Health System Science
    Function: To provide insight in health services research to better understand social problems, analyze existing policy, and develop policy-oriented solutions (MD or PhD).

  • Assistant/Associate Professor - Division Chief, Human and Community Development
    Function: To provide children and community health outcomes insight and innovation (MD or PhD).

  • Research Assistant Professor - Biostatistician/Bioinformatician/Clinical Epidemiologist
    Function: To provide expertise in database creation and maintenance, computer and statistical programming, study design and advanced statistical methodologies for population science based research and programs (MD or PhD).

Applicants can view existing vacancies at:
SIU Office of Human Resources page -
Please contact for more information.