Faculty Positions in Tobacco Studies

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Center for Tobacco Studies

United States

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications will be received and reviewed until the positions are filled. Please provide names and contact information of (3) three references.

Position Details

  Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Positions (Multiple)
Department Center for Tobacco Studies
Salary Open
Posting Summary
The Rutgers Center for Tobacco Studies is undergoing dynamic and transformative growth. The Center is recruiting one or more scholars for open rank/tenure track positions. The Rutgers Center for Tobacco Studies is one of the nation’s leading tobacco focused research centers and its faculty have received over $50 million in extramural funding over the past two decades. With a team of 11 full-time core faculty and 20 skilled research and support staff, the Center’s efforts are focused on their mission of reducing and ultimately eliminating, tobacco-related morbidity and mortality. The Center is also home to one of only nine funded NIH/FDA Tobacco Centers for Regulatory Science (TCORS).

Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to develop and lead a program of research in tobacco treatment/ dependence, tobacco control, and/or tobacco regulatory science. Successful candidate(s) will be expected to leverage their extramural research track record and build a robustly funded program of research at Rutgers University. The successful applicant(s) for this recruitment will hold a joint appointment at the Center and the Rutgers School/Department that is most compatible with the faculty member’s line of scholarly inquiry. The Center will provide space and research support services and, as a core member of the Center, the successful candidate(s) will be eligible for discretionary funding, pilot project support, and other resources to facilitate the advancement of their research portfolio. Examples of areas of specific interest and expertise specific to this recruitment include, but are not limited to:

-Tobacco cessation and treatment interventions; especially those aimed at promoting health equity;
-Dissemination/implementation science focused on evidence-based practices aimed at reducing tobacco use, and
-Tobacco regulatory science
Posting Number 21FA0052
Posting Open Date 08/01/2022
Posting Close Date 12/31/2022



Minimum Education and Experience
An earned doctoral degree in a relevant discipline, such as public health, pharmacology/toxicology, health communication, public policy, health services research or degrees in medicine, nursing or other clinical fields who have advanced research training and experience are encouraged to apply.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Demonstrated success in developing extramurally-funded research is essential. While our emphasis is on recruitment of mid-career or senior faculty candidates, early stage applicants who have demonstrated high potential via extramural applications as Principal Investigator (e.g., K awards, R03/R21) will be considered. We are seeking candidates with exceptional communication skills and a demonstrated track record in information dissemination to broad and diverse audiences through publications, presentations, and webinars. 
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state’s preeminent public institution of higher education.

Posting Details

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications will be received and reviewed until the positions are filled. Please provide names and contact information of (3) three references.
Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/114367
Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS)
Location Details
New Brunswick, NJ

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Infection Control and Safety


This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.
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It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of Professional References (contact Info)
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Certifications/Licenses
  2. Certifications/Licenses (2)
  3. Certifications/Licenses (3)
  4. Teaching Philosophy

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