ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR IN HEALTH DISPARITIES
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
As part of a campus-wide initiative, the Department of Psychology at Auburn University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in the study of health disparities and their amelioration. Rank is at the Associate Professor level although exceptional Assistant Professors are also encouraged to apply. This position is a component of an initiative to identify, characterize, prevent, and remediate health disparities. Under this Health Disparities Initiative, new faculty will be recruited in Psychology (this position), Human Development and Family Studies, Nutrition, Health Outcomes and Policy, and Nursing. The faculty member recruited under this search will be required to establish an independent research program in Psychology and to provide leadership in forming multidisciplinary research efforts with others in the Health Disparities Initiative.
Applicants for this position should have a demonstrated record of publication and funding in research and intervention with disparities associated with ethnicity, poverty, rural residency or diagnostic categories (such as autism) in underserved populations. The successful applicant will complement areas represented in the Psychology Department, which contains programs in Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and Applied Behavior Analysis.
For more information regarding the Cluster Hires please click on the following link: http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/strategic_hire.html