Requirements for this position include 1) a Ph.D. in Anthropology, Geography and Earth Sciences, Psychology, Sociology, or a related field; 2) a strong research agenda focusing on the social or cultural aspects of community health, health disparities, and/or health outcomes; 3) a robust record of securing external funding; 4) a strong record of working in interdisciplinary teams; 5) a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching; and 6) a demonstrated ability to engage students in a diverse academic environment.
Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how they address diversity and inclusion while teaching and conducting research.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
The successful candidate will be expected to illustrate a commitment to mentoring junior faculty, developing collaborative and interdisciplinary research teams and agendas, successfully pursuing external funding, and mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students in related disciplines. In addition, they will contribute to and complement connections among health-focused faculty and students across the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (http://clas.uncc.edu) and build upon existing relationships with the College of Health and Human Services (http://health.uncc.edu). For more information on Health Research at UNC Charlotte, please visit our website https://clas-pages.uncc.edu/healthresearch/.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.