Temple University
Location: 
Philadelphia, PA
The Department of Sociology at Temple University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Population Health for Fall 2017. We seek a scholar who studies health and illness and their interrelationships with the social determinants of health at and across local, national, or global levels. We are particularly interested in researchers who also address urban processes, race and ethnicity, or gender. This faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in medical sociology, the social determinants of health, and urban and/or global health, as well as specialized and advanced courses in their area(s) of interest. We welcome scholars who use qualitative or quantitative methodological approaches. Our department offers a major, a minor, and a research certificate in the sociology of health. We are in a great and diverse city, well situated on the east coast, and Temple is a wonderful place to practice sociology. Applicants should submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, samples of written work, and a statement of teaching interests, experience, and philosophy. Three confidential letters of reference are also required. E-mail materials as attachments to healthsearch@temple.edu. If necessary, they may also be sent by mail to the department chair, Professor Kim Goyette c/o Cathy Staples, Coordinator, Department of Sociology, Gladfelter Hall, 7th floor, 1115 Polett Walk, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122. Applications must be received by November 15 to receive full consideration. The candidate is expected to have a PhD upon appointment. Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome applicants from underrepresented groups.