Global Health Studies Tenure-Track (Open Rank) -- Allegheny College (Meadville, PA) -- review of applications will begin November 1st.Edit

The interdisciplinary program in Global Health Studies at Allegheny College is accepting applications for a tenure-track position, rank open, beginning in August 2018. Candidates should have a PhD or terminal degree, a strong commitment to liberal arts education, and demonstrated experience in qualitative approaches to health. Preference will be given to candidates who use an interpretive or critical approach in their teaching and research. Global Health Studies at Allegheny College encompasses both domestic and international perspectives working from a range of disciplinary approaches that underscore the environmental and social determinants of health as well as the ethical and cultural dimensions of health and development. We support interdisciplinary and interdepartmental teaching and research, community-based research, and service learning.

Teaching responsibility is 5.5 – 6 course equivalencies per year, depending on Senior Project advising, and will include participation in the core Global Health Studies courses, college-wide seminars that emphasize writing and speaking, and upper-level courses in an area of specialty, such as health policy, public health education, health disparities, maternal and child health, health geography, and program planning/evaluation. Geographic area of specialization is open, but previous experience in international settings is particularly desirable. Candidate must demonstrate: (a) a commitment to undergraduate teaching; (b) an openness to involving students in research and programming, and (c) expertise in public health at the local and/or global scale. The successful candidate will provide evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching, ongoing scholarship, and professional development. Excellent teaching and research facilities are available.

Allegheny College is a highly selective private liberal arts college in NW Pennsylvania with an increasingly diverse student body and a dedicated faculty of teacher-scholars. Applicants should submit materials as a single PDF file (not to exceed 10 pages) that contains a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research, and a list with brief descriptions of specialized courses of interest. A strong teaching statement will include demonstrated experience with a variety of teaching methods or curricular perspectives and a discussion of approaches to teaching and advising a diverse student population. Candidates also should arrange to have 3 letters of reference sent electronically. All materials should be sent to Search Chair, Professor Ken Pinnow, at: Review of applications will begin on 11/01/17. Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and the Allegheny College Statement of Community represents a strong commitment of students and employees to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin. 

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Health -- Two positions -- Boston University -- Applications accepted until filledEdit

Boston University’s College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Health Sciences. The position will start in fall 2018. We are looking for a colleague who will help us to continue building on the College’s tradition of excellence.

Tenure-track faculty at Boston University are expected to teach, carry out independent research, and participate in service. The successful candidate will have a research program that has potential for ongoing support by external funding. Specialization within the field of global health is open, and areas of particular interest could include one or more of the following: climate, environment, and health; data science, involving the use of quantitative methods to analyze large datasets; health disparities; and/or vulnerable populations. The successful candidate will have a well-defined vision of their research goals and have demonstrated success in work with multi-disciplinary teams.

Qualifications include:

  • Earned research doctoral degree (PhD, ScD or equivalent in any public health field, completed at the time of application)
  • Post-doctoral experience (preferred)
  • Clear potential for an externally-funded research program
  • Peer-reviewed journal publications
  • Teaching experience at the college/university level, preferably with undergraduate students

The Department of Health Sciences is part of a vibrant Boston University academic and research community that includes 17 schools and colleges across the Charles River and Medical campuses, including Boston University’s renowned School of Public Health as well as many other highly regarded medical and educational institutions in the Boston area that allow for collaborative and interdisciplinary activities. We invite you to join our interdisciplinary faculty team and become involved with our network of collaborations within Boston University and the greater Boston community.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send applications (letter of intent including statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references):

Kelsey Berdeguez
Senior Program Coordinator
Department of Health Sciences
Boston University
College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College 635 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

(electronic copy submission preferred: )

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

University of Toronto, Scarborough (CAN) - TT Asst. Professor, Health Humanities(joint position in Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society (ICHS) (49%) and in the Department of Anthropology) - Deadline: January 10, 2018EditEdit

The University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Health Humanities at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be held jointly in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society (ICHS) (49%) and in the Department of Anthropology (51%) and will commence on July 1, 2018.

We seek a Health/Medical Humanities scholar with research expertise and disciplinary training in critical approaches to disability studies, mental health, or race and/or racialization and health. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in a media studies discipline or a humanistic social science discipline, such as sociocultural anthropology, by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates should be comfortable working in a highly interdisciplinary environment and should be able to convey to undergraduate students the importance of arts-, media- and/or humanities-based approaches to understanding human health. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of our exciting new undergraduate program in Health Humanities, the first of its kind in Canada. ( The ability to contribute to one or more of the research strengths in the ICHS, such as Life Course and Health or Inequality and Health, is also desirable (

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. They must have an emerging record of scholarly accomplishments. They will provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications in leading academic journals or a research pipeline that is at a high international level, presentations at significant conferences, wide recognition for original forms of knowledge production, a strong record of external funding, and/or awards for work in the field of Health Humanities or a relevant discipline, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing.

Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, where excellence can be demonstrated through teaching awards, strong course evaluations, innovative and engaging syllabi, strong endorsements from referees who can speak to the applicant’s teaching qualifications, and a teaching portfolio that includes a coherent statement of teaching philosophy that is linked to evidence of excellent pedagogical practice. Demonstrated excellence in other teaching-related activities, including performance as a teaching assistant or experience leading successful workshops or seminars, will also be of interest to the selection committee. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses at various levels, from introductory courses through upper-level courses in their area of expertise.

The ICHS is a growing academic unit whose faculty represent a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds and expertise. ICHS faculty have affiliations and research collaborations with a wide range of institutional centres at the University of Toronto, including the Faculty of Medicine, the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, and the Jackman Humanities Institute. The Department of Anthropology at UTSC is widely recognized for its excellence in research and teaching, and is home to the University of Toronto Centre for Ethnography ( The successful candidate will have a graduate appointment in one of the tri-campus graduate units most relevant to their area of scholarship.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The appointment is at the University of Toronto Scarborough, which is a research-intensive institution with an interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern campus. The University of Toronto is ranked first in Canada and 11th in the world for research citations. As a growing three-campus university, we attract a diverse, scholarly and collegial group of faculty from top universities around the world. The University offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach, and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply at Applicants should submit a cover letter and a complete and current curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, one recent publication or another writing sample (such as a short conference paper or 10 - 15 pages of the dissertation), and a teaching portfolio. If you have questions about this position, please email .

Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation, including at least one primarily addressing the candidate's teaching (to the attention of Prof. Holly Wardlow, Search Committee Chair, on letterhead, signed and scanned) to be sent directly by the referee to:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

  • All applications must be submitted online by the closing date of January 10, 2018.

University of Washington (WA) - Associate or Full Professor, Biobehavioral Nursing and HealthEdit

The Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics Department within The University of Washington School of Nursing invites applications for a full time, 9-month tenure-track nursing faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Candidates should have an earned PhD in nursing science or a related field. Licensure as an RN in Washington State or eligibility is desired. Postdoctoral fellowship experience is highly desired. Applicants with expertise and research foci in biobehavioral adult health and/or health informatics consistent with the research areas of the School (symptom science, health equity, lifespan health, and innovative methods) and involving a diverse population are strongly encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates must be committed to research, teaching and mentoring a diverse student body across all levels of the nursing curriculum (undergraduate, MS, DNP, PhD). We seek candidates who demonstrate a willingness to work collaboratively across disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds, and who demonstrate potential to develop and sustain a program of funded research.

The School of Nursing excels at supporting research and fostering academic and professional growth of faculty and students. Faculty in the rank of assistant professor are offered a wide range of networking, development, and mentoring opportunities. The School's Office for Nursing Research provides an in-depth research infrastructure as well as opportunities for interdisciplinary/interprofessional research and educational initiatives. The School and the Department foster mutually enriching community/academic partnerships within and beyond the University of Washington campuses.  All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

The University of Washington, Seattle serves a diverse population of 80,000 students, faculty and staff, including 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from over 70 countries. The University of Washington is committed to building a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University of Washington makes it a priority to recruit and retain faculty whose research, teaching and service enhances diversity, and in turn brings excellence. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion.

Application deadline: November 30th, 2017

Application link:

Non Tenure-TrackEdit

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