Director of the ECU Center for Health Disparities

The East Carolina University (ECU) Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR) is seeking a new Director.

The ECU CHDR was established to combine and organize campus and community efforts around the goal of improving quality of life and eliminating health disparities in eastern North Carolina through conducting relevant research and applying the findings.

The Director of CHDR will play a lead role in the Center mission by overseeing the development of comprehensive programs that focus on three key areas: I) Research aimed at identifying and disseminating interventions to increase health equity; 2) Education/Training for medical, academic, and lay populations on empirically supported interventions for increasing health equity, and 3) Development and sustainability of effective service models for the delivery of empirically supported interventions for eliminating health disparities.

Applicants with a PhD, a DrPH, and/or MD and will be eligible for a tenured faculty appointment at the Associate Professor level or above. Expertise in clinical or applied research in any of the social or life sciences (the following are examples but are not an inclusive list: medicine, nursing, public health, psychology, sociology) and familiarity with both bio-medical and behavioral research is required.

See position listing for full details and application instructions.

Initial screening begins on December 19, 2019.

Questions may be directed to the ECU Office of Human Resources at employment@ecu.edu, (252) 328-9847

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