Assistant Professor, Asian American Studies Center and Native American and Pacific Islander Bruins Rising Initiative, UCLA

Final date: Wednesday, Mar 15, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. This position is supported by the Asian American Studies Center and UCLA’s Native American and Pacific Islander Bruins Rising Initiative.

Applicants must hold a PhD or other equivalent terminal degree (e.g. DrPH, EdD, DSc, MD, JD) by July 1, 2023, and are expected to have a robust research agenda that addresses critical health issues in Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian communities including but not limited to obesity, cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, substance abuse and unintentional injuries. Those conducting research that address critical social and other issues affecting the health of Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian communities such as climate change, aging, food insecurity, housing, poverty and educational opportunities are also encouraged to apply. All applicants are expected to have a strong community health orientation and to participate in the Asian American Studies Center.

Candidates must (1) have a record of independent research and publications in areas relevant to the health of Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian populations, (2) demonstrate potential for success or documented success in obtaining extramural funding, (3) have engaged in interdisciplinary research collaborations involving partnerships with communities; and (4) demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring.

We welcome candidates whose experiences in research, teaching, and community service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Learn more about this opportunity here.