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New Faculty Position: Health Equity/Health Disparities

Departments partner to hire new faculty member

July 17, 2014 1:52 PM

Equity and Disparity Across the Life Course

The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social
Sciences (CAHSS) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites
candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level to apply for a faculty
position in health equity and/or health disparities. This search will commence
a multi-year, interdisciplinary, cluster hire initiative aimed at strengthening
existing and creating new interdepartmental/interdisciplinary partnerships
across the College. Candidates should have a doctoral degree or equivalent in a
social or behavioral science with a research focus in health equity/health
disparities and related policy implications and applications. Methodological
approaches and geographic regions of focus are open.

Interdisciplinary, theoretical approaches
involving multi-level, cultural, and/or other social and psychological
determinants of health and illness are of particular interest. Candidates with
a strong track record of research productivity and demonstrated commitment to
teaching excellence are of particular interest. The ideal candidate will also
have and maintain an active portfolio of externally funded research. The search
involves the Departments of Psychology, Sociology/Anthropology, and Public
Policy; the
ideal candidate will have experience working collaboratively across
disciplines. UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and
we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have
a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. Applications from women,
minority group members, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are
encouraged. UMBC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. For
more information and application instructions please see our Interfolio ad
( For questions, please contact Ms. Angela McNulty
( Review of applications
will begin October 1, 2014.