Job ID: 147983

Clinical Assistant Professor; Health Inequities and Social Determinants of Health

Boston University

  • Oct. 22, 2020
  • Clinical Assistant Professor; Health Inequities and Social Determinants of Health
  • Health Sciences
  • Boston University
    Boston, MA
  • Open until filled
  • Sep. 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Public Health/Management/Administration
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Health Education & Promotion
    Allied Health Professions
    Health Sciences - General

As one of the country’s leading schools of health and rehabilitation sciences, Sargent College is committed to an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to designing and delivering quality healthcare and believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our academic programs and research. Sargent College invites applications for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor position in the Health Science Program. The position is housed within the Department of Health Sciences and will start in Fall 2021.

Applicant’s research and scholarship may focus on global and public health in such areas as:

  • addressing social and structural determinants of health to promote health equity in the U.S. and globally.
  • applying quantitative methodological approaches to examine inequalities in risk factors or outcomes among marginalized populations.

Clinical faculty at Boston University are expected to teach, carry out scholarly activities, advise students, and participate in service and demonstrate a commitment to our institutional values regarding diversity, equity and inclusion. The individual hired into this position will teach 2-3 courses per semester and advise undergraduate students in the Health Science major. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest in teaching and mentoring students at the undergraduate level, and an interest in further developing the undergraduate program in Health Science.

Sargent College adopts a definition of diversity that reflects a wide scope of human expression and attributes that include, but are not limited to: race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, abilities, religion and sexual orientation. We are dedicated to the development and implementation of strategies for successful recruitment and retention of qualified faculty who meet this definition of diversity and pledge to nurture an inclusive environment for all. We are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to social justice and to ensuring that BU is inclusive, equitable, and a place where all constituents can thrive.

Sargent offers a close-knit, small-college environment in a large, diverse, research university. The Department of Health Sciences is part of a vibrant and diverse Boston University community that includes 17 schools and colleges across the Charles River and Medical campuses. We invite you to join our interdisciplinary faculty and become involved with our network of opportunities within Boston University and the greater Boston community.

Required skills.The successful candidate will have:

  • PhD, ScD, DrPH, DVM, DNP, or other relevant doctoral degree; advanced ABD considered
  • evidence of scholarly activity with potential to develop independent and/or collaborative scholarship at Boston University
  • teaching experience at the college/university level, preferably with undergraduate students

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please apply by November 15th, 2020. Please submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. In your letter, we welcome a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, researcher or community member, you would engage and sustain our institutional commitment to fostering a more inclusive university culture and climate. Electronic submission preferred:
Danka Charland
Department of Health Sciences
Boston University
College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
635 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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  • Danka Charland
    Health Sciences
    Boston University
    635 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 443D, 4th Floor
    Boston, MA 02215

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