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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH DISPARITIES RESEARCH, is accepting applications for tenure-track / tenured faculty position 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.  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 1 joint faculty member.  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, statement of current and proposed research, and three letters of recommendation to the search committee co-chairs:

Jennifer Irvin Vidrine, PhD 

Associate Professor and Deputy Department Chair

Department of Health Disparities Research
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
jirvinvidrine@mdanderson.org 

Lorna H. McNeill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Health Disparities Research 

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 

lmcneill@mdanderson.org 


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