FEATURED JOB: Lecturer in Health Equity - Center for the Study of Human Health, Emory University

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Lecturer in Health Equity - Center for the Study of Human Health

Emory University

The Center for the Study of Human Health (CSHH) at Emory University is a cross-disciplinary and rapidly growing program that seeks a Lecturer in Health Equity to begin Fall semester of 2022. CSHH is an interdisciplinary liberal arts program encompassing innovative courses and scholarly endeavors with broad perspectives on health and the human condition through a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Human Health, a joint major in Economics and Health, and minors in Predictive Health, Global Health, Culture and Society; Nutrition Science; and Predictive Health.

We seek an individual trained in bioethics and applied social science methods within any of the following areas and approaches to human health: determinants of health and wellbeing, health disparities and inequities, minoritized and marginalized communities, health policy, ethnomedicine, One Health, or the biopsychosocial model of health.  Geographic area of work is open.  Successful applicants must have experience using evidence to evaluate the human experience of health.

Experience teaching innovative, evidence-based, courses in human health at the undergraduate-level is necessary. Successful candidates should be capable of teaching courses on, but not limited to, the following topics: bioethics, public health ethics, health equity, research methods, and critical assessment of scientific research, in addition to electives in the individual’s area of expertise. Successful candidates should demonstrate the ability to integrate their discipline with a broad liberal arts perspective. A history of research and mentoring students outside the classroom are required.

This is a full‐time, lecture-track position requiring teaching of five courses per academic year, including large lecture courses and small seminars.  In addition, successful applicants will be expected to mentor and advise students outside the classroom.  The initial appointment will be for a period of three years with renewals and promotions possible within the lecture‐track system, as detailed in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences Guidelines for Appointment of Lecture-Track Faculty (http://college.emory.edu/faculty/faculty/promotion-lecture-track.html).

Applicants who hold a relevant doctorate should submit a curriculum vitae, a personal statement describing teaching experience and teaching philosophy, two (2) syllabi from representative courses taught, a description of previous and current leadership efforts and contributions in relevant academic and professional contexts, transcripts, and contact information for three (3) references. Along with these materials, include a brief statement that addresses your past activities and future plans to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in your professional career.  CSHH’s commitment to and progress on equity, inclusion, and diversity will be discussed with candidates at interview. Review begins January 19, 2022. Submit your application and references by March 19, 2022 for full consideration. Reference letters will be requested for selected candidates during the review process. Please direct questions to the Human Health Search Committee, Human.Health@emory.edu.

Submit your application here: http://apply.interfolio.com/101266

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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