Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management and Women's and Gender Studies

Employer
Providence College
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management and Women's and Gender Studies Rank Assistant Professor Tenure Information Tenure Track Job Description
The Department of Health Policy and Management and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program seek to fill a jointly appointed tenure-track faculty position to begin in August 2022. We are seeking applicants who contribute a gendered, intersectional approach to research and/or practice expertise in the areas of violence, health equity, health justice, mental health, and/or health communications. Strong preference will be given to candidates whose research and teaching interests center the AAPI community or the Asian diaspora. Essential Duties
Teaching responsibilities would include introductory courses in and cross-lists between Health Policy and Management, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Asian Studies. There can also be opportunities to cross-list courses with Black Studies, Latin American and Latinx Studies, Sociology and Anthropology, American Studies, Social Work, and Psychology as appropriate. Qualified applicants would show commitment to student-centered, interactive pedagogy and publicly engaged scholarship, as well as effective mentoring of our increasingly diverse student body. Education and Experience Required
A completed doctoral or other terminal degree is required for this tenure-track appointment.

Candidates who have graduate training in Women’s and Gender Studies, Asian or Asian American Studies, Race and Ethnic Studies, Health Communications, Community Health, Mental Health, Immigration and Refugee Health, Geography, Demography, Sociology, Public Health, Public Policy, Economics, or related fields appropriate to a joint appointment in Health Policy and Management and Women’s and Gender Studies are strongly encouraged to apply.
Posting Number F120P Open Date 09/22/2021 Close Date 12/01/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Full consideration of application if received by: 12/01/2021 Instructions to candidates
As the student body at Providence College grows increasingly diverse, we have a strong preference for candidates who demonstrate a deep commitment to and proven ability in supporting the success of students from historically marginalized economic, social, and cultural groups.

Applicants should apply online at the College’s career site at https://careers.providence.edu and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, a diversity statement documenting past and/or prospective future contributions to the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion, a teaching statement/philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, a separate one-page statement outlining a vision for teaching WGS 101 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Abigail Brooks, Program Director, Women’s and Gender Studies, at abrooks1@providence.edu, or Dr. Deborah Levine, Department Chair, Health Policy and Management, at dlevine2@providence.edu. A review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Alternate Application Submission Instructions College Information/EOE Statement
Providence College is a Roman Catholic four-year liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its Mission. We believe that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of our academic program, and strive to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As such, a pillar of Providence College’s Strategic Plan for Diversity is to “aggressively recruit, support and retain diverse faculty.” To review the strategic plan, please visit https://strategic-plan.providence.edu . An Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color. An Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer, the College especially encourages the applications of women and persons of color. Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Outline a vision for teaching WGS 101 Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Statement / Philosophy
  5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness
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