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UNLV – Public Health, Professor & Director of Health Disparities Research Initiative

The UNLV School of Community Health Sciences is seeking a full-time, tenured faculty member at the rank of Professor and Director for the Health Disparities Research Initiative [R0109431]. In particular, we are interested in an investigator who conducts health disparities research in chronic or infectious diseases that adversely affect disadvantaged populations that include racial and ethnic minorities (African American, Hispanic American, American Indian, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, or rural populations). While excellence in research is the most important criteria for a successful candidate, successful programs of research might include, but are not limited to, prevention and management of diabetes and obesity in minorities, cancer detection and intervention among minority populations, identification and prevention of specific types of cancer known to be at high risk for specific minority groups (e.g., prostate and breast cancer among African Americans, stomach cancer among Asian Americans), research on differential access to care, and health policy research.

The successful candidate is expected to have earned a Ph.D., or Doctoral degree in health science related fields from a regionally accredited college or university. Possess a strong record of external research funding from NIH and other funding agencies. Have a strong scholarship and publication record in health disparities research as this research pertains to disease prevention, disease management, healthcare access, or health policy.

For more information, please visit https://www.unlv.edu/jobs

For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

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