University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — Assistant Professor, Department of Health Behavior

The Department of Health Behavior within the top-ranked Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applicants for multiple Assistant Professor rank Tenure Track positions. The Health Behavior Department has 32 full-time faculty and over 270 graduate students across two doctoral training programs and three MPH concentrations. A new Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health (BSPH) program in Community and Global Health will expand offerings of undergraduate courses in the coming years.

This is an open search with particular interest in expanding the department’s behavioral science expertise in the areas of cancer prevention, mental health, behavioral aspects of climate change, Latinx health, and health communication, including digital health. Also of special interest are researchers who can build on the Department’s current strengths in research to advance health equity, anti-racism, and policy/systems change. Prioritized areas of methodological expertise include quantitative methods and community-based participatory research methods. Positions will primarily focus on research and scholarly productivity with contributions to the teaching and mentoring of students and service in the department. Candidates should have interest in and ability to teach at the undergraduate or graduate levels. A demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion is required.

A demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion is required. The applicant must have a doctorate (PhD, ScD, or DrPH) in public health, public policy, social and behavioral science, or related field. Applicants must have a strong publication record and evidence for strong potential to establish a research program supported by external funding.

Apply online: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/241086. Please direct questions to Wendi Seiler wendi_seiler@med.unc.edu

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