University of Nevada, Las Vegas – Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Social and Behavioral Program

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Community Health Sciences is seeking an open rank full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty member at rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor [R0106689] to join the growing Social and Behavioral Program within the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in the School of Community Health Sciences.

In particular, we are interested in an investigator who conducts health disparities research that adversely affects disadvantaged populations that include racial and ethnic minorities (African American, Hispanic American, American Indian, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander), rural populations, sexual and gender minorities. The candidate faculty member will support student matriculation, teach and collaboratively conduct research focused health disparities with expertise in one or more of the following areas: mental and behavioral health, health communication and/or aging.

The faculty member will have an established track record of research dissemination that includes local, regional and national presence at conferences, seminars, symposia and community outreach events. S/he will provide training and mentorship for students interested in health disparities research.

This faculty member will enhance the impact of health disparities research by creating collaborations and partnerships with community, social, clinical and translational health disparities research centers at local, state, national and global levels. The successful candidate will need to have a demonstrated track record in securing external grant awards from such agencies as the National Institutes of Health, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Science Foundation and other funding agencies.

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