Asst/Assoc Prof in Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health at University of Pittsburgh, PA.

Faculty Position Health Disparities and Social Determinants of Health Faculty Position ‐ Assistant or Associate Professor (TS) (#0130145)

We seek an assistant or associate professor able to apply innovative research methods to address health disparities and the social determinants of health. Public health areas are open, but preference will be given to research in maternal and child health, cancer control and prevention, global issues, and mental health. Research methods are also open, but preferred areas include GIS, multilevel models, pragmatic trials, and experimental approaches. We seek candidates with an interest in building bridges across disciplines within the school of health sciences and across the university. The successful candidate will teach in the MPH core curriculum and the Department’s certificate program in health equity research.

Applications should be sent to: Ron Stall, PhD Chair, Search Committee Professor, Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences c/o Celeste Petruzzi 209 Parran Hall, Graduate School of Public Health 130 DeSoto Street University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA 15261

About The Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences (BCHS) at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (http://www.publichealth.pitt.edu/) is announcing three separate full‐time faculty positions in the area of health disparities/social determinants of health, modeling and simulation of health behavior and neural approaches to health behavior.

BCHS applies cutting‐edge behavioral and social science methods to examine how people recognize health threats and obtain care, and what factors determine community health. Our faculty is engaged in research addressing a wide range of health topics and is well known for behavioral and community health interventions, dynamic models of health behavior change, community health assessment, community‐partnered research, and evaluation science. BCHS has a strong commitment to conducting practice oriented research and to translating and disseminating research into the community. Visit our website www.bchs.pitt.edu for more information about BCHS courses, certificate programs, community partners, current students and faculty, on‐going funded research and news and events.

The academic responsibilities of these new faculty positions include research, teaching, and service. Successful candidates will show evidence of scholarly productivity and either a history of extramural research funding or potential to transition to independent investigator. Publishing in peer-reviewed journals is expected, along with serving on master’s and doctoral committees. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Minimum requirements include a PhD or its equivalent. Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, a letter describing research and qualifications, and names of three individuals (with complete contact information) at or above the proposed rank of appointment, outside of the University of Pittsburgh, who can speak to the candidate’s qualifications. (Please note: At least three additional letters will be requested from referees identified independently of those provided by the candidate.)


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