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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Racism and Health
The Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) seeks to hire a scholar at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor (non-tenured) in Social and Behavioral Sciences with expertise in how racism is embedded across levels and systems to impact health. Applicants with additional focus on one or more of the following are encouraged to apply: critical race theory, structural racism, cultural racism, discrimination, racism across the life course, intersectionality, intervention development, activism, social justice and community-based participatory research.
Successful candidates can take advantage of a number of resources/opportunities which include a new US Health Justice Concentration at YSPH and research centers in a variety of content areas including: global health justice, HIV/AIDS, cancer, aging, stress, health equity, perinatal epidemiology, and social networks. Opportunities exist to collaborate with investigators in the Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, as well as in Yale departments, such as History of Medicine, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychiatry.
Applicants should have a doctoral degree in public health, anthropology, sociology, history of science and medicine, African-American studies, ethnic studies, demography, political science, psychology or related fields by the start of appointment. Applicants should also have teaching experience and a record of research and scholarly accomplishments. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and teach and advise MPH/PhD students.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis. Applicants are asked to prepare a letter of interest that includes a research statement, a curriculum vitae and copies of recent publications, and to apply online at: apply.interfolio.com/77667
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.