FEATURED JOB: Lecturer in Global Health, Yale University, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs

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Lecturer in Global Health

Yale University, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs 

The Jackson Institute of Global Affairs at Yale University seeks to hire a Lecturer in Global Health into a two-year, renewable position.  Area specializations are open, and they should complement the research and teaching interests of current faculty. The appointment is scheduled to begin July 1st, 2020. This is not a tenure-track position.

The Jackson Institute will be transitioning into a School of Global Affairs, expanding opportunities to offer interdisciplinary academic programs that provide a comprehensive and grounded understanding of global health and global affairs (https://jackson.yale.edu/).

This multidisciplinary academic Program serves a vibrant cohort of undergraduates drawn from many different majors in the social and biological sciences at Yale.  Each year, the Program admits about 20 new students, competitively selected from applicants in their sophomore year.  Current Global Health Scholar profiles can be found at: https://jackson.yale.edu/study/global-health-studies/scholars/. The Program provides students rigorous training and engagement with the skills and knowledge relevant to global health research and practice. 

The candidate will teach required and elective courses in the Global Health Studies Program, such as the current introductory course (Global Health: Challenges and Responses) and the senior-level course (Global Health Colloquium).  The candidate will also assume the role of program coordinator and be advise the students admitted to the program with respect to projects and career development.  While program requirements will change, the current architecture of the program is found at: https://jackson.yale.edu/study/global-health-studies/requirements/

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a statement of teaching and program administration experience, research interests, and contact information of three references. Letters of recommendation or copies of publications are not required at this stage. The selected candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent postgraduate degree at time of hire. Prepare your application materials by logging in to: http://apply.interfolio.com/69590


Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities. 


Review of applications will begin on October 21, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The Search Committee will conduct a first round of interviews via video-conferencing in November. 

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For questions concerning this search, please contact larisa.satara@yale.edu