Tenure Track Opportunity at University of Massachusetts-Amherst

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences is seeking applicants from a range of fields in public health whose research emphasizes social justice and addresses health disparities for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. Applications from any relevant discipline are encouraged:  Epidemiology, Community Health Education, Health Policy & Management, or Environmental Health.

This is a fully funded (9-month) tenure track position. The successful candidate may join the faculty in the Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences, or Health Promotion and Policy, depending on their background and research interests. Preference will be given to candidates whose research focuses on marginalized and vulnerable populations (e.g., racial and ethnic minorities, immigrant populations, persons with lower socioeconomic status, sexual and gender minorities) and is community-engaged and participatory.

Full details about the position, application process, and contact person are available in the official position advertisement: UMass Assistant Professor in Health Equity (PDF).

The application review process will begin November 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.  The earliest anticipated start date is September 2017.

Thank you to HELI 2015 alum Marquis Hawkins, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at UMass, for sharing this opportunity with us! He would be happy to speak with anyone who has questions about UMass or the position and can be reached at mshawkins@schoolph.umass.edu.

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