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Professor or Associate Professor

Company:
University of Pittsburgh
Job Location:
Pittsburgh
Category:
Public and Environmental Health
Type:
Full-Time

The Department of Behavioral and Community Health Sciences (BCHS) in the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health (http://www.bchs.pitt.edu/) invites applications for a full-time Tenured or Tenure Stream Associate or Full Professor position. BCHS works to improve and promote health and equity by engaging individuals, communities, and systems through our research, teaching, and practice. The Department has a strong commitment to practice-oriented research, evidence-based interventions, dissemination of findings, and social justice. Our faculty seeks to improve health disparities by centering the community and preparing leaders in the public health workforce. We are committed to creating a culture of equity and inclusion that values, respects, and amplifies the voices of the staff, students, faculty, and communities we serve.

The successful applicant must be able to explore and advance public health domestically and/or internationally using a health equity lens and should have expertise in one or more of the following: social epidemiology, implementation science, and mixed methodology. Research foci of interest to the department include but are not limited to those seeking to improve health outcomes for systematically marginalized populations, particularly those who experience racial and ethnic disparities, people who use illicit substances, and/or sexual and gender minorities. With appropriate experience, there exist opportunities for leadership roles within our Center for LGBT Health Research.

Applicants should hold a doctorate in public health or a related social science discipline and have an interest in building partnerships across disciplines within the University. Applicants should also have a demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary education and research. A demonstrated history of meaningful mentorship of students and junior faculty is essential. Evidence of scholarly productivity is required, including teaching, publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals, and a history of successful funding acquisition, demonstrating evidence of independent investigator status. Salary and rank are commensurate with background/experience.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, DEI statement, and the names and contact details of three references. Please apply through Requisition # 24000741 through www.join.pitt.edu. Review of applications will commence upon receipt of all materials and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is September 2024.

The following documents are required and should be uploaded to your profile as part of your application: 1. CV 2. Cover Letter 3. Personal/Research Statement 4. Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement. 5. Teaching Statement 6. List names and contact information for three referees.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to championing all aspects of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our community. This commitment is a fundamental value of the University and is crucial in helping us advance our mission, which includes attracting and retaining diverse workforces. We will continue to create and maintain an environment that allows individuals to discover, belong, contribute, and grow, while honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.

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