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Dr. Lu Qi

Dr. Lu Qi - Director
HCA Regents Distinguished Chair and Professor
Department of Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor
Department of Nutrition Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Center Faculty: Recruiting

Assistant Professor in Epidemiology with research focus on nutrition

The Department of Epidemiology at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill a tenure track position in the area of obesity/nutrition epidemiology. The appointment will be at the assistant professor level, to assist research in the newly launched Tulane University Obesity Research Center. Candidates with training and research experience in nutrition, obesity and/or clinical trials are encouraged to apply. There are several large on-going clinical trials and observational epidemiological studies of cardiovascular diseases at Tulane University Health Sciences Center. We offer a supportive environment for faculty to participate in these funded studies or develop new projects, in cooperation with research centers and other departments at the Health Sciences Campus. Qualifications include a doctoral degree in epidemiology, or MD or PhD in nutrition with a master degree in epidemiology, post-doctoral experience, demonstrated potential to establish independent research programs, evidence of excellence in teaching, and interest in collaborative research.

The Assistant Professor is expected to conduct independent research on the existing projects in diet intervention trials and cohorts and to develop new research projects. The Assistant Professor will also teach graduate courses and provide academic service as needed.

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of application with a statement about future research plan, a curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation through: http://apply.interfolio.com/34063

Contact: Lu Qi, MD, PhD, HCA Regents Distinguished Chair and Professor, Director, Tulane University Obesity Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 1724, New Orleans, LA 70112 E-mail address: lqi1@tulane.edu.

Assistant Professor in Bioinformatics

Research Fellows
  • Dr. Tiange Wang
  • Dr. Yoriko Heianza
  • Dr. Dianjianyi Sun
Visiting Scientists
  • Dr. Jun Lv (Peking University)
  • Dr. Leticia Goñi (Universidad de Navarra)
  • Dr. Liyuan Han (Ningbo University)
  • Dr. Min Zhao (Shandong University)
Students
  • Wenjie Ma (PhD Candidate; Harvard School of Public Health)
  • Xiang Li (PhD Candidate)
  • Sai Ma (MPH)
  • Anne McHugh (MPH, co-mentor)
  • Assan, William (MPH, co-mentor)
  • Tao Zhou (exchanging PhD student)
  • Hao Ma (exchanging PhD student)
  • Keisuke Kakimoto (exchanging MD student)