Assistant / Associate / Full Professor
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCH, is accepting applications for tenured/tenure-track faculty at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in any area of health disparities research. Associate and Full Professor candidates must have a strong record of scholarly achievement and extramural funding, and Assistant Professor candidates must demonstrate strong promise in these areas. We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in population-based social, environmental, or geographic science; anthropological/qualitative science; community-based participatory research; or implementation and dissemination science. However, applicants from all areas of expertise are welcome. Qualifications include a doctoral degree in Sociology, Epidemiology, Public Health, Psychology, Demography, Anthropology, Geography, Communications, or related field.
These positions are fully funded, with an obligation for only 40% extramural support following the third year of appointment. Salary is extremely competitive and commensurate with experience. MD Anderson offers very generous start-up packages and excellent benefits. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research with the ultimate goal of eliminating cancer-related disparities with a particular focus on minority and underserved populations.
The Department of Health Disparities Research (www.mdanderson.org/healthdisparities) provides unusually rich opportunities for disparities research and an exceptional infrastructure. Multidisciplinary opportunities in both community-based and clinical research are readily available. The Department of Health Disparities Research currently comprises 9 faculty members and 2 joint faculty members. The MD Anderson Cancer Center is located within the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. Houston is a dynamic, multicultural city with a very affordable cost of living.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
To apply, email a cover letter, curriculum vita and the names and contact information for at least three academic references to:
Larkin Strong, Ph.D.