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Career Opportunities - Join Our Team

June 12, 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:

  • Population Science Research Specialist
    Function: To provide operational support for community based population science research development activities (BA/BS).

  • Assistant Instructor
    Function: To provide instruction and development guidance in human and community development, epidemiology and biostatistics, health system science and education efforts (BS/BA).

  • 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.