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Assistant/Associate/Professor in Health Equity, Social Justice and Population Health (Multiple Positions)

Rutgers University and Rutgers Global Health Institute invite applications for faculty positions that focus on Health Equity, Social Justice and Population Health, encompassing equity related to health care delivery research and access to the conditions for health. Faculty are anticipated to engage in research and scholarly activities.
This position seeks to identify extraordinary scholars from fields including but not limited to health, healthcare, public health, epidemiology, bioinformatics or related fields with a demonstrated track record of scholarly work in health equity, discrimination, structural racism, inclusion, diversity, or related disciplines.
Successful candidates are expected to develop independent, federally funded research programs, and are committed to addressing the needs of vulnerable populations. Responsibilities include a combination of research and education. Interdisciplinary researchers are desired.
Candidates are expected to collaborate with Rutgers health systems, clinicians, research networks, and/or community partners, and work collaboratively with other researchers and team members to advance health equity in New Jersey and beyond.

Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to submit the following optional documents. Please limit your documents to no more than 1-2 pages each.

  • Research Statement (A summary of your research accomplishments, current work, and future direction and potential of your work.)
  • Teaching Statement (A brief narrative describing your beliefs and practices related to teaching and learning.)
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Statement (A brief summary of your values, experiences, plans, and capabilities related to diversity, equity and inclusion.)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provides thought leadership in the advancement of health equity including social determinants of health such as racism and poverty
• Conducts research in areas that will improve access to healthcare for individuals who experience health disparities
• Directs and advises the work of trainees and faculty colleagues who share an interest in health equity
• Participates in the development and delivery of curricula that will advance health equity
• Engages in local communities as a health equity leader
• Acts as an advocate to address health inequity due to race and/or poverty.
• Understands and adheres to legacy UMDNJ’s compliance standards as they appear in legacy UMDNJ’s Corporate Compliance Policy and Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy

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