Assistant Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI Join the faculty of an exciting and growing academic Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at Indiana University, Indianapolis Campus. The Indianapolis Campus is the focal point of health professions education at Indiana University. The newly established IU School of Public Health is a rapidly growing institution whose mission is to cultivate innovative, interdisciplinary, community engaged education, research and service and prepare leaders in public health and health care. The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and CEPH accredited public health program is recruiting two highly motivated behavioral scientists to teach public health courses, advise students, conduct research and engage in professional service. The IU School of Public Health offers three PhD programs; an MPH program with concentrations in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, and Biostatistics; and a Master of Health Administration program. The School also offers a Bachelor of Science in Public Health with majors in Community Health and Environmental Health Science and a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management. The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences oversees the BSPH in Community Health and Social and Behavioral Concentration of the MPH program. Faculty within the Department have diverse research activities ranging from examining the role and impact of underlying determinants of health to cancer survivorship and chronic disease prevention in vulnerable populations. Our Department has well established relationships with community serving agencies; we are especially interested in candidates whose interests, prior research and training experience prepare them for this type of work. To learn more about the work done in the School and Department please visit our website at http://pbhealth.iupui.edu. The faculty rank for these positions is open and will be determined based on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Applicants should have a research track record and interests in public health or a related discipline. The successful candidates will have: • A doctorate in public health or related social sciences (such as anthropology, human geography, psychology, sociology) with an emphasis on community engaged research, health disparities, vulnerable populations, and/or social determinants of health; preferably utilizing mixed methods in areas complementary to existing faculty interests. • A developing or active program of funded research with high potential for external funding. • Teaching experience or strong interest in teaching courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in areas such as social and behavioral theory and methods, qualitative methods, intervention design, program planning and evaluation. • Clear evidence of academic scholarship in the social and behavioral sciences or a closely related field. Review of applications for these tenure track positions will begin December 1st, 2012 and continue until the positions are filled. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience. We are committed to building a diverse faculty and encourage and welcome applications from underrepresented groups and women. Indianapolis is the capital of Indiana and the country's 11th largest city. It is large enough to play host to the Indianapolis 500 (the largest single-day sporting event in the world) and the 2012 Super Bowl, but small enough to personify small-town charm. Indianapolis offers superb cultural, educational, sports and dining opportunities. Residents enjoy low cost of living, short commute times, and high quality of life. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, cover letter and names/contact information of six references in the relevant areas described above. Electronic submissions should be addressed to Eric Wright, PhD and sent to Amanda Baldwin, Financial Services Coordinator for Administration and Finance, Department of Public Health at firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries about the position should be sent to Lisa Staten, PhD, Department Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences at email@example.com. IUPUI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution M/F/D.
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