The Center for Medicine, Health, and Society (MHS) at Vanderbilt
University invites applications for a joint tenure-track Assistant
Professor position with MHS and Public Policy, to begin fall
semester 2018. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar who will
have a tenure-track home in MHS and teaching duties in both MHS and
Public Policy. Field of specialization is open, with
preference for an interdisciplinary social scientist, theorist, or
policy scholar whose work explores critical approaches to global
health policies or institutions, global health inequities or
disparities, global health politics and economies, or points of
continuity between the so-called Global South and the US South.
Regional specialty is open to scholars conducting research in any
part of the world. Strong research skills and the ability to
obtain external funding are highly desirable. The university
is home to a strong network of global health researchers, and there
are collaborative opportunities with multiple Arts and Science
departments as well as in the School of Medicine.
Vanderbilt expects excellence in teaching and in research.
Ph.D. is required by August 16, 2018. To apply, please
submit 1) a letter describing your research/teaching interests and
professional experience; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) two samples of
your scholarly writing; 4) available evidence of teaching
effectiveness; and 5) three letters of reference. These
materials should be addressed to Jonathan Metzl and Dominique
Behague, Co-Chairs, Global Health Search Committee, and submitted
via the Interfolio portal: http://apply.interfolio.com/44137
Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2017 and
continue until the position is filled. Please contact
Jonathan Metzl (email@example.com) or Dominique Behague
(dominique.behague@Vanderbilt.Edu) with any questions.
Vanderbilt University has a strong institutional commitment to
recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse
community of faculty. Minorities, women, individuals with
disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups, in
particular, are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.