Northern Arizona University: Assistant Professor, Sociology of Health and Illness/Medical Sociology

Faculty, Administrative Faculty and Academic Professionals Vacancy Announcement Request

Human Resources Department

PO Box 4113  Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4113

(928) 523-2223  http://www.nau.edu/hr

 

Position Announcement

 

Position Available:

 

Assistant Professor: Sociology of Health and Illness/Medical Sociology

 

Department:

Sociology and Social Work

 

Special Information (This section includes information such a notation if the position is subject to the availability of funding, the location of the position if other than the Flagstaff Campus, terms of appointment (AY or FY), and tenure track eligibility).
The Department of Sociology and Social Work at Northern Arizona University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in sociology of health and illness/medical sociology, beginning Fall 2018.
Job Description
The Department of Sociology at Northern Arizona University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in sociology of health and illness/medical sociology. We are seeking applicants with a solid research agenda and potential for grant funding, ability to contribute to interdisciplinary collaborations with health and medical professionals, and potential for teaching undergraduate statistics and health/medical sociology. Successful applicants will augment the university focus in health equity, social and cultural factors in health and health care, and the department focus on applied sociology and show potential for collaboration with a Ph.D. program in Interdisciplinary Health. Successful candidates will also have experience and success working with underrepresented groups and show a commitment to diversity.

Candidates should demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate statistics, research methods, health/medical sociology and other courses related to the candidate’s area of specialization. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the unique populations of Northern Arizona University are strongly desired.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Sociology or related social science field completed by August 2018 with a focus in sociology of health and illness/medical sociology.
Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to candidates with active research agendas.

Preference will be given to candidates who show strong potential for securing external funding for research.

Preference will be given to candidates who are prepared to teach health/medical sociology, statistics; and develop sociology of health and illness courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively across disciplinary boundaries.

Evidence of success working with underrepresented groups in an engaging, civil and respectful campus climate.

 

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience
Application Deadline (you can also have a specific close date).
This position will be open until filled or closed.  Review of applications will begin 30 days after posting.
Application Procedure (what documents are required to upload to be considered for this position).
Application must include a single attachment, either a word document or pdf that contains:

1)    letter of interest including your relevant experience for the position

2)    statement of teaching philosophy

3)    a research statement or any other evidence of research excellence

4)    a writing sample (e.g. a recent publication or dissertation proposal/chapter)

5)    curriculum vitae

6)    names and contact information of three references

 

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