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Assistant Professor in Health Equity - Latino Populations (Tenure Track)

University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Job Title: Assistant Professor in Health Equity - Latino Populations (Tenure Track)
Job Location: Amherst , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Social & behavioral sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-09-03
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Assistant Professor in Health Equity - Latino Populations
Tenure Track Position

University of Massachusetts Amherst

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences (www.umass.edu/sphhs/) is seeking applicants from a range of fields in public health whose research emphasizes Latino health and attendant health equity issues for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level.

Applications are encouraged from within the areas of epidemiology, health policy and management, or environmental health. This is a fully state-funded (9-month) tenure track position.

Responsibilities include an active program of research, teaching, professional, and community service, as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, departmental, school and university service.

Potential areas of research interest may include chronic disease risk, cancer survivorship, immigration policy, social determinants of health, addiction, environmental health and health policy/health services.

Job Requirements

Candidates for the position must meet the following requirements: Terminal degree (PhD, DrPH) in public health or related field of study; evidence of independent and collaborative research potential; and, demonstrated interest and ability in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a description of their research and teaching interests, and contact information for 3 references electronically through Interview Exchange.

Apply Here: https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=88312&CNTRNO=0&TSTMP=1504202650939

The application review process will begin October 16, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  The anticipated start date is September 2018.

The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career.

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration


Ms. Gloria Seaman, Latino Health Search Committee, 330 Arnold House, 715 North Pleasant Street, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003-9304; phone: (413) 545-7429; email: gjseaman@schoolph.umass.edu

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Chair of the Search Committee as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

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