Faculty Position in Women's Health in Public Health
Open Rank Position
The Department of Public Health in the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) seeks applicants in the area of women's health with a research focus in health disparities, women's health throughout life, maternal health, and/or reproductive health. This will be a nine month appointment with the possibility of internally or externally funded summer support. The successful candidate will bring/build an independent externally funded research program. The individual is also expected to participate in teaching and outreach activities consistent with the candidate's area of expertise. Many opportunities exist to collaborate with researchers in these areas as well as other areas in HHS units and campus-wide emphasis areas (e.g., nutrition, obesity, gerontology, child/adolescent development, disease prevention, imaging, biomedical engineering).
The Department of Public Health
The overall mission of the Department of Public Health is to conduct the highest caliber cutting edge research in Public Health, to educate students in a diverse and inclusive environment, and to promote health through engagement with the public. The department is committed to providing exceptional undergraduate and graduate education and currently has approximately 188 undergraduate students in multiple majors and 250 graduate students.
All applicants must hold a doctorate in public health or a closely related field. Postgraduate experience, a strong publication record, or potential to obtain external research funding is encouraged. Applicants with a demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (for example, with a demonstrated success in mentoring students underrepresented in academia or a research focus that contributes to understanding diversity, equity, and inclusion) are encouraged. Opportunities for professional development/collaboration/pilot funding exist within the NIH-supported CTSI (www.indianactsi.org), Women's Global Health Institute, the college of Health and Human Sciences, Purdue Graduate School, the A.H. Ismail Center for Health, Exercise, and Discovery Park (www.purdue.edu/discoverypark), the Center on Aging and the Life Course (www.purdue.edu/aging), and over 100 other Centers at Purdue (www.purdue.edu/research/centers-institutes-cores/list.php).
Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a description of future research goals, and names and contact information for three references. Questions may be directed to search chair, Amanda Seidl: firstname.lastname@example.org. Application review will begin on November 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
Purdue University's Department of Public Health is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
A background check will be required for employment in the position.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.