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This is the place for academic and research public health positions beginning in Fall of 2014.

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Any academic jobs that are public health-related or that a PhD in a public health-related field (or a PhD with an MPH) might find interesting or relevant are welcome - including health psychology, medical sociology, medical anthropology, communication disorders/audiology, public policy, social work, etc., in addition to the traditional fields of epidemiology, biostatistics, etc.  We are a wide and interdisciplinary field!

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General Public Health[]

Mercer University - Assistant Professor of Global Health(Open until filled; apply by 2/24 for fullest consideration)[]

Tenure-track position in the Department of International and Global Studies within an undergraduate liberal arts college

Specialization and geographic area of focus open, but preference given to candidates who can teach Epidemiology, Global Health Policy, and/or Medical Anthropology; who work on health issues in Asia or Latin America; who have interdisciplinary training; and/or who have a background in writing instruction. 

To apply: 

Program web site:

Lehman College, CUNY - Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health[]

Area open, but preference given to candidates in health policy and management.  Candidate will teach MPH courses, but qualifications also say candidate should be able to teach bachelor's courses successful.  Closing date: 12/11.
  • Updates here.

NYU - Faculty Positions (Open Rank)[]

The Global Institute of Public Health seeks to recruit experienced public health faculty with expertise in a variety of fields, including epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, social sciences, humanities, policy, health administration and public health practice.  Candidates would teach and advise undergraduates, master's students (including MPH) and a new PhD program in Global Public Health.  We will consider appointments for tenured, tenure-track, clinical, and research appointments.  Rolling basis.
  • Anyone hear anything about these positions? Is there another public health website where people update? Thx.
  • No news yet.
  • Still nothing here. Has anyone heard anything (positive or negative)? (1/27/14)

University of Texas as El Paso - Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences[]

This position is a tenure-track, nine-month academic year appointment with the possibility of summer teaching.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates are encouraged to apply. Preferred candidates will have research expertise in Hispanic/border health, a solid collaborative research record, and an interest in working in a multi-cultural setting. Target date is Nov. 30.

Elon University - Assistant Professor of Public Health Studies[]

Candidates should have the ability to teach broadly within the major, including courses such Global Health, Introduction to Epidemiology, Research Methods and a capstone senior seminar in the candidate’s area of expertise.  Applicants must also be prepared to teach in the interdisciplinary general studies program and demonstrate excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.  Target date: Nov. 1.

1/2: Had phone interview in November. Know that campus interviews have been scheduled.

University of Missouri - Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Sciences[]

Specialty areas desired include but are not limited to Social Determinants of Health, Health Literacy or Health Outcomes.  Open until filled.

Fort Lewis College - Assistant Professor of Public Health[]

Teaching load is 12 credit hours per term. Successful applicant will develop and teach undergraduate public health courses.  Deadline Oct. 25.

University of Alaska at Anchorage - Associate/Assistant Professor of Health Science[]

Open listing. No deadline.

Santa Clara University -- Open rank -- Applied Public health[]

No deadline. Open until filled.


Georgia Southern University - Assistant Professor of Epidemiology[]

Preference for someone with interest in rural and underserved populations, and with training or experience at a CEPH-accredited public health program.  Review begins Oct. 1.

UNC-Chapel Hill - Assistant/Associate Professor in Injury Epidemiology[]

We are seeking outstanding individuals engaged in epidemiologic research on injuries and/or injury prevention.  As appropriate, the successful candidate might assume a leadership role in the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center. Candidates for the rank of Associate Professor must have a strong record of scholarship with experience as a principal investigator and collaborator on funded injury research. A candidate for the rank of Assistant Professor must have strong potential to become a funded independent investigator in the injury field. Deadline is Feb 10, 2014; start date is July 2014.

University of Nevada, Reno - Assistant Professor of Epidemiology[]

The school offers a BS, MPH and is planning a PhD program.  Preference for chronic disease epidemiology, but area is open.  University is establishing a new School of Public Health.  Application review begins Nov. 12.

Florida International University - Open Rank Professor of Epidemiology[]

Tenure-track or tenured.  Department offers MPH and PhD.  Open area, but preference is for chronic and non-communicable disease epidemiology.  Deadline: Jan 4, 2014.

East Carolina University - Assistant Professor of Epidemiology[]

Qualifications include a strong quantitative background in design and analysis of observational and/or intervention studies (clinical or community-based trials), a strong record of peer-reviewed publications, and an established research agenda that may include, but is not limited to, cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity, nutrition, occupational/environmental risks to health, or other areas of epidemiologic and intervention research. Closing date Dec. 27

Virginia Tech - Assistant Professor of One Health Epidemiology[]

"One Health" refers to the "dynamic interdependence" of human, animal, and environmental health.  Successful candidate will teach both public health and veterinary students.  The MPH program is in the College of Veterinary Medicine.  Possible secondary appointment in the School of Medicine.  Review begins Sept. 16.  Start date is Jan 2014.

Westminster College - Assistant Professor of Epidemiology or Bioinformatics[]

In the biology department.  Teaching responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, teaching introductory courses for biology/molecular biology majors as well as designing and teaching at least one intermediate level course that focuses on the candidate’s area of expertise (Bioinformatics or Epidemiology). As scheduling permits, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to offer a biology course for non-majors that satisfies the College’s Liberal Studies program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 4 or 5 courses each year and the majority of these courses will include a laboratory component.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to mentor 3-6 senior research students each year. Deadline Oct. 4.

Yale University - Assistant/Associate Professor in Chronic Disease Epidemiology[]

We are particularly interested in candidates with interests in chronic disease from a global perspective (global non-communicable diseases). We are open to all areas of chronic disease, especially cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity. Potential areas of research include epidemiology, prevention, clinical trials, and translational research.  Review begins October 15.

Offer extended & accepted April 2014.

Colgate University - Assistant Professor of Epidemiology[]

In the biology department - full title is of Global & Environmental Health - Epidemiology.  The successful candidate will team-teach in a foundation course in biology, teach elective courses including epidemiology, and participate in Colgate’s Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.  Opportunities also exist to contribute to the Environmental Studies program, lead Colgate’s unique semester-long program at the NIH and extended-study program to southwestern Uganda, and create new off-campus study opportunities in the candidate’s area of expertise.  Review begins Oct. 14.
10-26 update: friend had phone interview
11-1 update: anyone with a phone interview hear about campus interviews?
12/4: No, and given that it's now December, I feel pretty confident that they've moved on and passed me by. Good luck to those still in the search; it sounds like a fantastic job.


University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston) - Assistant Professor of Biostatistics[]

Preferred qualifications include statistical consulting and substantial classroom teaching experience. Consideration will be given to individuals with experience in conducting clinical research or CER/PCOR using electronic medical record data from hospitals or health systems. Start date is December 2013; review begins immediately.

University of Memphis - Assistant Professor of Biostatistics[]

The successful candidate should have an interest in the application of statistical methodologies to health sciences, develop and maintain an active research program, and obtain external research funds.  Desired areas of interest include, and not limited to, bioinformatics with emphasis on statistical methods and statistical computing on high throughput data, longitudinal and survival modeling, spatial and temporal modeling, in either a frequentist or Bayesian framework. Experience in analyses of birth cohorts and/or longitudinal studies, genetic and epigenetics data, and of childhood obesity is desirable but not required.  Review begins Sept. 1.

University of Nevada, Reno - Assistant Professor of Biostatistics[]

The school offers a BS, MPH and is planning a PhD program.  Open specialization.  Candidate will perform research and teaching, consult with existing faculty on research, and help establish a new School of Public Health.

Georgia Southern University - 2 Assistant Professors of Biostatistics[]

Preference will be given to applicants with applied biostatistical experience such as consulting with researchers in a Biostatistical Consulting Laboratory.  Screening begins Oct. 1.

Health Policy & Management (including Public Policy)[]

University of Florida - 2 Open Rank Professors of Health Services Research, Policy & Management[]

Postdoctoral experience for new graduates is a plus.  Successful candidiates will have clearly defined expertise in an area of health services research.  The department has a particular need for faculty who can teach health care management, organizational theory, and health economics to doctoral and master's students.  Search commitee meetings are open to the public, and application documents will be made available for public review.  Review is ongoing.

Boston University - 2 Open Rank Professors of Health Policy & Management[]

Duties will include teaching 2 to 4 courses per year, including the core course (Introduction to U.S. Health Policy, Delivery, and Management), and advising students in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program.  We seek faculty with a research and teaching focus in one or more of these areas: health policy, health management, health system transformation, health services organization and delivery, health care finance, or comparative health systems.  Search open until positions are filled.

East Tennessee State University - TWO Open Rank Professors of Health Services Management & Policy[]

ETSU is hiring two tenure-track professors, area of research open.  College of Public Health is CEPH-accredited and offers bachelor's, MPH, and DrPH degrees.  Closes Dec. 20.

University of Memphis - Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Systems Policy & Management[]

Our priority areas for faculty expertise include health informatics/information systems, health economics, systems modeling, quality improvement and health care management. The successful candidate will conduct research, teach graduate-level courses, and mentor students. The new faculty will also be expected to develop an externally-funded program of research and contribute to the further development of the School. Candidates should have a doctoral degree in health policy/health services research or a related PhD with an MPH or MHA.  Review begins Nov. 1.

Georgia Regents University - Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Care Management[]

Associate or Assistant Professor with teaching and research experience in health administration management, informatics, health services research and/or public health.  Three to five years of teaching experience.  Position is 45% research, 45% teaching and 10% service.  Closing date is Nov. 19, start date is December 2013.

SUNY Downstate - Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management[]

Teaching MPH and DrPH classes in addition to research.  DrPH, PhD, MD, ScD, or other similar terminal doctoral degree; Substantial graduate student teaching experience; Research experience, especially funded research; Substantial publication history. PREFERRED: Emphasis on management experience, global, urban and immigrant health issues, policy and outcome studies. Closing Date: Dec. 3.

Florida International University - 2 Open Rank Professors of Health Policy & Management[]

Department is new.  Teach 2-3 graduate courses per semester, with option to buy out, in addition to research and service. Applicants should be qualified to teach in at least two of the following areas specific to public health policy and management: Management and Organizational Behavior, Leadership Studies, Health Economics, Operations and Quality, Health Insurance, Health Care Finance, Health Care Marketing, Strategic Planning and/or Research Methods, and Health Policy.  Review begins Oct. 8.

University of Kentucky - Assistant Professor of Health Policy & Management[]

We are seeking applicants with strong health services research skills and are particularly interested in persons with expertise in the following research areas: patient-centered outcomes, comparative effectiveness, addiction health services, rural health, and implementation science. Deadline January 15.

Environmental Health Sciences[]

Georgia Southern University - Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences[]

Preferred candidates have research interests in rural and underserved populations and have received training at CEPH-accredited institutions of public health.  Review begins Oct. 1.

CUNY Hunter - Open Rank Professor of Environmental & Occupational Health[]

This faculty member will have the opportunity to be appointed to the Doctoral Faculty at the Graduate Center and will also be a faculty member of the CUNY SPH.  Successful candidates must possess: - A doctorate in environmental health, environmental science, toxicology, industrial hygiene, occupational or environmental medicine, public health, urban planning, geographic science or a closely related field.  It is also desired that candidates have: - Expertise in one or more of the following areas: disaster preparedness, urban environment, air pollution health effects, climate change or sustainability and health - Research experience in environmental health or disaster preparednes.  No review date posted.

  • 3/5/14: Phone Interview
  • 4/15/14: Invitation for job talk

University of Memphis - Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental Health Science[]

Candidiate will help expand the existing Environmental Health Science program in the Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Environmental Health.  Specialization is open.  Review begins Sept. 1.

Boston University - Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences[]

The recruited faculty member is expected to teach the core course in Environmental Health and additional courses within the department. Responsibilities will also include active advising and mentoring, along with involvement in research activities and university service. Review begins Nov. 4; applications received by Dec. 20 are assured consideration.

Western Kentucky University - Assistant/Associate Professor in Environmental Health Sciences[]

Ability to teach in two or more of the following areas: Environmental Epidemiology, Environmental Management, Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Risk Assessment, Food Safety, Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Program Management and Radiation Safety. No review date given.

Indiana University - Multiple Open Rank Professors in Environmental Health[]

The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington has a rural community focus.  The faculty in the Department of Environmental Health hold a broad definition of Environmental Health and invite applicants within a wide range of academic disciplines, including Environmental Health, Occupational Safety, Epidemiology, Anthropology, Environmental Psychology, Recreation and Park Studies, Human Ecology, Landscape Architecture, and Regional Planning. Reviews begin Nov. 4.

Indiana University - Assistant Professor in Global Health and Environment[]

The Department of International Studies in the School of Global and International Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, Indiana University, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in global health and/or human-environment interactions. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, particularly those with quantitative expertise, demonstrated methodological training, and a commitment to working on international issues (and in international settings), preferably (but not necessarily) involving South America (Brazil) and Southeast Asia. We are seeking faculty who have an interdisciplinary background with expertise in issues relevant to global health (from epidemiology to practices and policies, population issues, infectious or chronic diseases, health disparities, etc.) and/or human-environment interactions (e.g., environmental health, natural resource management, climate change, ecosystem services and vulnerabilities, etc.).

Social & Behavioral Sciences in Health (including Community Health and Health Education)[]

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - 2 Assistant/Associate Professors of Health Behavior & Health Education[]

The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and skills in evidence-based health promotion programs; behavior change and population-based theories/models; small group and individual health education; educational methodology; and the use of emerging technology in teaching and education. Applicants with an interest in tobacco control, obesity, health promotion in health care settings, worksites or schools, or human sexuality would fit with identified priority areas for growth within the College. Applicants must be eligible and willing to obtain CHES certification within one year of date of hire, if not certified at time of hire. No review date given.

UCLA - Open Rank Professor of Community Health Sciences (Latin American Health)[]

Substantive specialty must be in health in Latin America, which may include Latin American migrants, with research conducted at the community, policy, or programmatic level.
  • Request for recommendation letters sent (12/19)

University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Assistant Professor of Public Health[]

Community Health Education.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience in conducting innovative research in one or more of the following areas: novel intervention approaches; mixed methods; structural violence, stress and the sequelae of health disparities; social justice; culture centered and narrative approaches; health communications; and participatory and/or community-based research.
  • Phone Interview December 2013
  • 4/28 Rejection email (dated April 17th)

University of Colorado at Denver - Assistant/Associate Professor of Health & Behavioral Sciences[]

  • Rejection Email 11/17
  • Has anyone heard anything postive from UCD? 12/20/13
  • Rejection Email 1/13 x2
  • Offer made
The program is especially interested in individuals who fit with the Department's focus on the application of social and natural science theory and methods to social and biological aspects of public health and health disparities in national or global contexts.  The position is a 9-month appointment with a 4-course per academic year teaching expectation in the department's Ph.D. and undergraduate program. AY salary is competitive, not grant dependent.  Review begins Nov. 1.

Georgia Southern University - Assistant Professor of Community Health[]

  • Campus interviews underway
  • Rejection email 12/3/2013
Preferred qualifications include interest in rural and underserved populations; strong quantitative methodological skills with an emphasis in global health; graduate public health training, or teaching/research experience, at a CEPH-accredited program in public health; and/or CHES/MCHES certification.  Review begins Oct. 1.

Brigham Young University - Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Promotion[]

Applicant must have doctorate in public health, health education or health promotion. The ideal applicant will have training in and professional experience to conduct/lead program planning and evaluation, community and individual behavior change, sociopolitical processes, organizational and systems change; work successfully in communities; interact among diverse populations; work with private or non-profit organizations; possess a high potential for external funded research; and/or experience in health promotion practice.  Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Review begins Nov. 15.

University of Texas at Austin - Assistant Professor of Health Behavior & Health Education - POSITION FILLED[]

Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree in health education, public health, or a related behavioral or social science field. Postdoctoral experience is desirable and preference will be given to applicants with existing federal funding or demonstrated potential for obtaining federal funding. Expectations include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are especially interested in applicants with interests and expertise in the study of health disparities and behavioral approaches to preventive medicine. The anticipated opening in 2016 of the new Medical School at UT Austin offers the exciting opportunity for the selected candidate to contribute to the emerging relationship between the Department and the Medical School.  Review begins Nov. 15.
- 4/19 Snail mail letter stating that position has been filled

University of Michigan - Assistant Professor of Global Public Health[]

Department of Health Behavior & Health Education.  Candidates should have a doctoral degree in a social/behavioral science or field with direct application to global public health.  Open area, but "particular consideration" given to candidiates specializing in health-directed interventions in global contexts and the global political economy of health behavior.  Review begins Oct. 1.
  • 4 candidates brought to campus for interviews January/February 2014

University of South Carolina - Assistant Professor of Health Promotion, Education, & Behavior (Latino Health Disparities)[]

Possible joint appointment with Women's & Gender Studies.  Latino immigration and the health and well-being of immigrant and host-nation families, and communities.  Candidates must bring a strong record or promise of scholarly achievement and extramural funding in one or more of the following: community-based participatory research, social determinants of health and well-being, or community health development. Candidates will be expected to contribute to interdisciplinary health inequalities and disparities research on Latino or immigrant populations in South Carolina, the southeast, and the US.  Closing date: Oct. 18.

Ball State University - Assistant Professor, Community Health Education[]

Review begins immediately.

SUNY Albany - Assistant/Associate Professor, Behavioral Health[]

Review begins immediately.

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health[]

The Department of Sociomedical Sciences (SMS) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health is seeking applications for a tenured or tenure-track scholar at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Although interest areas are open, we particularly seek applications from social scientists working in the broad areas of substance use (including tobacco) and/or drug policy, or chronic diseases, including obesity and cardiovascular health. Within these areas, approaches focusing on social policy, structural interventions, and health communication are welcome.
  • 12.02.13: Has anyone heard anything about this position?
  • 12/5: I haven't. X3
  • 12/19: Does anyone have a contact name for this position?
  • 1/13: My online status still says under review. Has anyone receive requests for reference letters?
  • 2/19/14: Does anyone know if this job is actually being filled or if they have called off the search? I cannot find a contact name on the website, and have not heard anything.
  • 2/26/14: I haven't heard anything either.
  • 4/27/14: Does anyone know if this position was actually filled? I never heard anything and my online status is still under review.

Johns Hopkins University - Open Rank, Health, Behavior and Society[]

Closing date: November 30.

Anyone hear anything?

George Mason University - Assistant or Associate Professor, Behavioral Health[]

Closing date: December 4.

Has anyone heard anything?

2/8 Nope, not even a confirmation email

Kennesaw State University - Assistant Professor, Health Promotion and Physical Education[]

Closing date: January 10.

University of California - Berkeley - Associate or Full Professor, Health Disparities[]

Closing date: December 16.

University of California - San Diego- Open Rank Professor, Health Disparities and Health Behavior[]

Closing date: February 28.

University of Scranton - Assistant Professor, Community Health Education[]

Priority deadline November 30.

  • Phone interview invite 12/5/13
  • Offer extended and accepted 1/28/2014

University of South Carolina- Assistant Professor, Health Promotion/Education[]

Closing date: January 10.

University of Toledo- Assistant Professor, Public Health Education[]

Closing date: December 15.

Population, Family, Maternal & Child Health[]

Johns Hopkins - Child Health Faculty Position[]

Rank is unclear, although they are looking for someone in a "leadership position." Qualified applicants will have a PhD, MD, or equivalent training in public health, social sciences, medicine, or related fields.  Interdisciplinary - omains include epidemiology, health policy, biology, genetics/epigenetics, neuroscience, child development, nutrition, and health and social sciences. Preference will be given to researchers developing innovative methods to inform the design, evaluation, or implementation of interventions to improve child health outcomes.  Deadline: Nov. 15.

University of Maryland - Assistant/Associate Professor of Maternal and Child Health[]

In the School of Public Health.  Candidates should hold a doctoral degree (Ph.D., Sc.D.) in Maternal and Child Health or another relevant public health field. However, candidates with a Ph.D. in a behavioral science discipline or a medical degree will be considered. An M.P.H. degree and/or substantial public health training and research experience are essential if the highest degree is not in public health.  Postdoctoral training and experience working with a Maternal and Child Health Leadership Training Program are desirable.

University of Maryland - Assistant/Associate Professor of Family Health & Well-Being[]

In the School of Public Health.  Candidates should hold a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or equivalent doctorate in family science, a public health discipline, human development, psychology, sociology, or related social science field.
12/27 Is there any update on this?  

Columbia University - Associate Professor of Population & Family Health[]

Research focus on the behavioral demography of aging.  The candidate is expected to develop and lead together with the Center Director the research component of the interdisciplinary Aging Center.  Position begins Spring 2014.

Other Public Health-related Academic Jobs[]

Allegheny College - Assistant Professor of Global Health Studies[]

Focus on nutritional neuroscience.  Candidate areas of specialization are open, but could include: impacts of nutrition and malnutrition on child development; maternal and child health in low-resource regions; psychoneuro-immunology; environmental risk factors for health and disease; health impacts of chronic stressors such as civil strife, natural disasters and refugee status.  Teaching load is six course equivalencies per year and could include an introductory course in global health; courses in the college wide freshmen-sophomore (FS) curriculum; junior capstone seminar; upper-level courses in the areas of candidate’s interest; and senior project seminar. It is expected that some of the aforementioned courses will serve the Neuroscience and Psychology programs. Deadline: Oct. 11.

Boston University - 2 Positions (1 tenured, 1 tenure-track) in Social Work[]

Tenured Associate Professor position in macro practice; tenure-track Assistant Professor position in social welfare policy.  Special areas of expertise within the school include community organizing, planning and management, health and mental health, aging, children and youth, trauma and families, substance abuse, and public health social work.  Deadline Dec. 1.

University of Florida - Open Rank Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology[]

Requires a PhD in clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program.  The ideal candidate is expected to be the leader of a nationally or internationally recognized, externally-funded research program in one of three major areas of specialization within the Department (1) pediatric/clinical child psychology; (2) health psychology; or (3) neuropsychology/neuroscience. Researchers in these areas who focus on biopsychosocial aspects of drug dependence or infectious disease prevention  are encouraged to apply, though other areas of study also will be considered. The successful candidate would be comfortable within a Scientist-Practitioner culture and be licensed or license-eligible.  Open until filled.

UC-Berkeley - Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Welfare[]

A focus on the broadly defined area of health care is preferred, including care coordination, integration of physical and behavioral health, social disparities in delivery of care and other health-related issues.  We are especially interested in candidates who also have an MSW, previous teaching experience and evidence of both published research and successful grant writing.  Deadline Oct. 25.

UIUC - Assistant Professor of African American Studies[]

We are seeking a scholar with a specialization in health and wellness among Black populations. The area of specialty is broadly defined and includes mental, physical, community, and/or social health in a national or transnational framework. Scholars with broad interdisciplinary backgrounds and interests should apply, and we are particularly interested in scholars whose research is grounded in the discipline of Black Studies and who apply social science or humanities methods to areas such as health disparities, health economics, intersections between health and social policy, variances in health and healing practices as related to culture, comparative healthcare delivery systems.  Close date Nov. 29.

Lehigh University - Assistant Professor of Psychology & Health, Medicine, & Society[]

Tenure-track assistant professor in quantitative psychology who does health-focused research, and can also teach in the interdisciplinary Health, Medicine & Society program.  PhD in psychology or related field who does health-related research with large data sets.  Potential areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: measurement and psychometrics; multivariate methods; causal modeling; assessment and evaluation of interventions; mixed methods (i.e., qualitative and quantitative) research; newer developing methods for analysis. In addition to having strong quantitative expertise, the ideal candidate will have a substantive program of research that integrates with at least one of the three core areas of the Psychology department: cognitive, social, or developmental. Review begins Oct. 15.

Lehigh University - Assistant Professor, Social Epidemiologist/Sociology & Anthropology[]

Successful candidate will have joint appointment in Sociology & Anthropology and Health, Medicine, and Society.  PhD in Anthropology or Sociology.  Potential areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: community-based participatory research, global health, and assessment and evaluation of community health interventions.  Review begins Oct. 1.
  • request for additional materials, inc. recommendation letters 10/5 x2
  • request for Skype interview during week of Nov. 4-8, 11/1
  • Job was offered (2/7)
===Northwestern University - Global Health Lectureship (Dec. 1)Edit===

Applications are invited for a full-time renewable Lectureship starting September 2014. This appointment is non-tenure-line, but, subject to institutional need and personal job performance, is a continuing post with career-advancement opportunities. We seek scholars with PhDs in Public Health, Medical Anthropology, Medical Sociology or related disciplines with international experience/expertise and demonstrated teaching excellence whose areas of expertise complement those of current faculty. Areas of particular interest include (but are not limited to): health and the environment, epidemiology, infectious diseases and health policy.

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (sample syllabi and course evaluations), and names/addresses of 3 references (at least one of which must be prepared to address excellence in teaching) to:

University of Hawaii Cancer Center - Open-Rank Professor of Health Communication Science[]

Strong candidates will have expertise working with different cultures and racial/ethnic groups; working with communities, non-profit organizations, and/or industry. Candidates with a specific focus on health disparities are of particular interest. Areas of research interest include examining the relationships among culture, health literacy, race/ethnicity and communication; the role of print media, social media and technology in behavioral, socio-environmental, or systems change; clinical and patient decision-making in cancer prevention/control and patient care; patient-provider and provider-provider interactions; research dissemination and translation; and the role of news media and coverage in cancer prevention and control.  Start date is negotiable; rolling deadline.
: Seeking a PhD in Anthropology or Sociology who also has training in epidemiological methods.  Candidate will have a joint appointment in Sociology and Health, Medicine, and Society program.  Research area is open.  Review begins Oct. 1.

Postdoctoral Fellowships & Research Scientist Positions[]

UW-Seattle/Institute for Health Metrics & Evaluation Post-Graduate Fellowship[]

Two-year postdoc in health metrics and global health.  Intends to prepare fellows for academia, national health agencies, international organizations, and foundations.  Strong candidates for this program have graduate-level training in quantitative methodology from one of the following areas: health policy, economics, mathematics, computer science, statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology, health services, demography, engineering, physics, medical sciences, or other related fields. Deadline: Nov. 1.

RWJF Health & Society Scholars[]

"The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program enhances and broadens the intellectual perspectives that scholars bring from their original disciplines.  Each year, the program enables up to 12 individuals who have completed their doctoral training and produced outstanding work to engage in an intensive two-year program at one of four nationally prominent universities. Training activities at the participating universities are intentionally flexible to meet the diverse backgrounds, interests and needs of individual scholars. Specific offerings vary by site, but include two years of intensive seminars, scholar-directed research and analysis conducted with the guidance or collaboration of distinguished faculty mentors, and focused training in the skills necessary for effective leadership, program implementation and policy change. It is anticipated that academic, government and other employers involved in policy-making will seek out program graduates for leadership positions." Deadline: September 20, 2013.

  • 12/6: Anyone hear anything yet? Website states they will be notifiying interviewees mid-December.
  • 12/8: Not yet. When I applied in a previous year, I got my rejection on 12/9.
  • 12/13: Received rejection notice.

University of Texas Medical Branch - Postdoctoral Fellowship for Clinical Women's Health[]

Up to 3 fellows.  2 years.  Structured core curriculum with mentored research, formal coursework in statistics and epidemiology, and individualized writing and quantitative support.

UCLA - Postdoctoral Training Program in Addiction Health Services Research[]

NIDA-funded T32 postdoc on drug abuse and addiction.  Open to both qualitative and quantitative researchers.  Strong training in longitudional methods.  Deadline is Dec. 26
  • Updates here

Center for HIV Educational Studies & Training (CHEST), New York, NY - Research Scientist []

Full-time research scientist to oversee several NIH-funded studies that focus on sexual risk behavior, mental health, and substance use in different, mostly minority, populations.  PhD or ABD.  Requires strong statistical skills and facility with SPSS and/or SAS.  Closing date 10/31; anticipated start date is 11/15.