Assistant Professor in the area of Ethnic/Racial Health Disparities, University of Connecticut

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut invites applications for two Assistant Professor (tenure track) positions in the area of ethnic/racial health disparities, with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020. Successful candidates will be hired in one of three departments, with no more than one in any department: Anthropology, Sociology, or Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS), as part of a college-wide cluster hire of three faculty in health disparities. We anticipate that at least one of these positions will be a joint appointment with the Africana Studies Institute. These hires demonstrate UConn and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Faculty have opportunities for connections to strong centers and institutes across the University, including the Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP), the Human Rights Institute, the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, and the Health Disparities Institute. The University of Connecticut is ranked the best public university in New England and among the top 25 public universities in the U.S. For the full position posting, please see here.

For the full position posting, please see here.  Please note, this position is listed under SLHS, but candidates will be hired in one of three departments: Anthropology, Sociology, or Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS).  Please submit a cover lettercurriculum vitaeteaching statementresearch and scholarship statementcommitment to diversity statementwriting sample, and any supporting materials. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three (3) reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf. Preference will be given to applicants who apply by January 1, 2020; however, screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.