Assistant or Associate Professor in Racism and Health

Monday, 17 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Full Time

Yale University: School of Public Health: Social and Behavioral Sciences
New Haven, CT
Open Date
Jul 30, 2020

Jul 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) seeks to hire a scholar at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor (non-tenured) in Social and Behavioral Sciences with expertise in how racism is embedded across levels and systems to impact health. Applicants with additional focus on one or more of the following are encouraged to apply: critical race theory, structural racism, cultural racism, discrimination, racism across the life course, intersectionality, intervention development, activism, social justice and community-based participatory research.

Successful candidates can take advantage of a number of resources/opportunities which include a new US Health Justice Concentration at YSPH and research centers in a variety of content areas including: global health justice, HIV/AIDS, cancer, aging, stress, health equity, perinatal epidemiology, and social networks.  Opportunities exist to collaborate with investigators in the Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, as well as in Yale departments, such as History of Medicine, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychiatry.   

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in public health, anthropology, sociology, history of science and medicine, African-American studies, ethnic studies, demography, political science, psychology or related fields by the start of appointment.  Applicants should also have teaching experience and a record of research and scholarly accomplishments.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and teach and advise MPH/PhD students. 

Application Instructions 
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis.  Applicants are asked to prepare a letter of interest that includes a research statement, a curriculum vitae and copies of recent publications, and to apply online at: 

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement  
Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.