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Associate Professor/ Professor of Health Equity and Health Disparities
University of Alabama

Date Posted Jan. 14, 2020
Title Associate Professor/ Professor of Health Equity and Health Disparities
University University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL, United States
Department Department of Health Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Medicine
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Health Wellness & Injury Prevention
    Health Education & Promotion
    Community Health

Associate Professor/ Professor of Health Equity and Health Disparities

The Department of Health Science at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL is seeking applications for an Associate Professor/Professor of Health Equity and Health Disparities. Responsibilities include research, teaching, and service to articulate the mission of The University of Alabama including the following: maintain an active, focused research program; obtain external funding to support a nationally competitive research program; produce a record of scholarly activity in health equity/health disparities; teach courses as needed at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels; and serve on Departmental, College, and University committees.

The Department of Health Science is one of five in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama. The Department offers degrees in the following programs: BS in Public Health, BSAT in Athletic Training, MA in Health Studies (with health promotion and athletic training options), MPH, and PhD in Health Education and Health Promotion. An MSAT in Athletic Training is in the planning stages.

Qualified candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree in health education, health promotion, public health, or a closely related discipline. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate ability to maintain a productive research agenda addressing issues related to health equity and health disparities. A record of scholarship that includes funded research and peer-reviewed publications is expected. Ability to teach graduate and undergraduate students should be evident. While not required, an MPH degree and CHES/MCHES status or eligibility are preferred.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The department encourages applications from candidates who will enhance the academic, professional and ethnic or racial diversity of the department. The expected start date for this position is August 16, 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Application information can be found at For more information, please contact: Angelia Paschal, PhD, Associate Professor & Interim Department Chair, Department of Health Science, Box 870311, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0311, (205) 348-5708, or

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

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