Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty Position. Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI The newly established IU Fairbanks 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. It is located in the Indianapolis Campus, the focal point of health professions education at Indiana University. The IU Fairbanks 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 the Social and Behavioral Sciences Concentration of the MPH program. Our faculty have diverse research programs ranging from examining the role and impact of underlying determinants of health to cancer survivorship and chronic disease prevention in vulnerable populations. To learn more about the work done in the School and Department please visit our website at http://pbhealth.iupui.edu. The successful candidate will have: " A doctorate (Dr.PH.) in Public Health or Ph.D. in Health Behavior, with a social and behavioral science specialization (e.g., intervention design and evaluation, health promotion, health education) " Research interests in maternal and child health, health behaviors, or obesity and related conditions, with an emphasis on community engaged research, health disparities, vulnerable populations, and/or social determinants of health. " A developing or active program of research with high potential for external funding. " Clear evidence of academic scholarship in the social and behavioral sciences. " Teaching experience and 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. Review of applications will begin January 30, 2014 and continue until the position is 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. 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 three references in the relevant areas described above. Electronic submissions or inquiries about the position should be addressed to Kathryn Coe, Ph.D., Chair of the Search Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. IUPUI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution M/F/D.
Social and Behavioral Sci