Sep 13, 2018

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Yale School of Public Health
  • New Haven, CT, USA
Full time Other

Job Description

The Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) seeks to hire a scholar at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in Social and Behavioral Sciences with expertise in social and structural determinants of health (e.g. social and community context, racism and discrimination, poverty and economic stability, migration and immigration, neighborhood and built environment) and health equity.  

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in public health, sociology, demography, anthropology, psychology, nutrition health sciences, political science or related fields by the start of appointment. In addition, applicants with additional focus on one or more of the following are encouraged to apply: global health, urban health, reproductive health, community health services, lifespan health, mental health, nutrition and obesity, and social epidemiologic methods.  A record of research and scholarly accomplishments, as well as teaching experience is highly valued. 


Successful candidates can take advantage of a number of resources/opportunities which include research centers in a variety of content areas including: global health justice, HIV/AIDS, cancer, aging, stress, implementation science, health equity, 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 Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychiatry. 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, names and contact information for three references, a curriculum vitae and copies of recent publications.


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School of Public Health

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