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Assistant/Associate Faculty Position (002695-2012)

The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Department invites applications for a tenure track Assistant/Associate professor as part of a multi-college chronic disease/public health cluster hire. The cluster hire includes eight tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level or higher, see below for more information. 

Responsibilities: Candidates with a focus on childhood obesity, health disparities, or methodological and statistical approaches to public health would fit well into HDFS; joint appointments with other departments can also be considered. The candidate is expected to participate in ongoing and future initiatives in public health on campus (http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/ClusterHireinPublicHealth). This hire will complement existing departmental strengths in healthcare disparities, healthcare communication, family dynamics associated with management of chronic illness, family and sibling relationships and substance abuse, cortisol and immune functioning, families and developmental disabilities, and methodology and statistical methods. 

Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in public health, HDS, Psychology or a related field.  Also applicant must have a strong publication record, potential to develop a funded research program, and potential to become an excellent teacher.

Applications: Submit applications as a single pdf file containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two-page summary of research interests, and a one-page teaching statement at (cluster hire site to be inserted). Three letters of recommendation must be submitted electronically to haan@purdue.edu. Screening of applications will begin September 20, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

Qualified applicants in one or more of the areas listed below may apply to up to three of the following positions within the research cluster center on Prevention of Chronic Disease/Pubic Health.

Department of Nutrition Sciences (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002751-2012.html)

Department of Health and Kinesiology (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002696-2012.html)

School of Health Sciences (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002697-2012.html)

School of Nursing (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002694-2012.html)

Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002698-2012.html)

Department of Computer Information Technology (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002700-2012.html)

Department of Computer Graphics Technology (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002699-2012.html)

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.