Intermittent Lecturer,Epidemiology Department

Location
Michigan, United States
Posted
07 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Feb 2019
Ref
165416
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Course Description

PUBHLTH400: RACE AND RACISM IN PUBLIC HEALTH

  • Undergraduate level
  • Winter term(s)
  • 4 Credit Hour(s)

Prerequisites:  junior standing; 6 hours of social science coursework

Description:

This 4-credit course will apply theories and concepts about race and ethnicity from the social sciences and humanities to public health settings, with a focus on conceptualization and measurement of race and racism.
Course Goals: The goal of this course is to apply theories and concepts about race and ethnicity from the social sciences and humanities to public health settings, with a focus on conceptualization and measurement of race and racism.

Responsibilities*

  • Co-teach 1 credit of course 
  • Prepare, develop, and organize course materials 
  • Introduce guest lecturers and facilitate question and answer sessions following lectures
  • Conduct office hours

Required Qualifications*

Doctoral degree from an accredited school of public health; history of research and teaching on race, racism, and health; expertise in the health effects of residential segregation; expertise in biological mechanisms linking racism to health.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience organizing an invited speaker series; experience working with undergraduate students.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Selection Process

This position will be posted for 10 days. This appointment will be for Winter term, 2019. The appointment will begin Jan 1.  Per the University of Michigan, classes for Witner 2019 begin on January 9. An offer for this position will be made prior to the start of Witner Term. This appointment opportunity is subject to final approval by the Department of Epidemiology.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.