The Department of Sociology at Rutgers University seeks to hire a nationally or internationally recognized senior scholar in the sociology of health and illness, to begin September 1, 2019. Candidates should have an outstanding and sustained record of research, teaching and mentorship, and leadership in the profession. Research and teaching interests could include (but are not limited to) health inequalities, global health, mental health, aging/life course, disability, comparative health systems, healthcare access and professions, and health policy. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching on the sociology of health and healthcare, as well as build bridges with colleagues across the university who are interested in the social dynamics of health, medicine, and healthcare. Demonstrated ability to secure external funding is highly desirable. Theoretical and methodological orientations are open. We will begin reviewing applications on October 15, 2018.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Posting Number: 18FA0360
Location: Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 71052
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.