Major Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses related to public health disparities and to race and ethnicity as well as essential studies and other courses as needed. Produce scholarly publications and pursue grant support, especially in multidisciplinary approaches to public health solutions. Participate on student committees and do department and university committee work.
Minimum Qualifications: PhD degree in Sociology or a related field from an accredited institution, awarded by August 1, 2021. An active research and publication agenda in medical sociology with an emphasis in health inequalities especially as related to race, ethnicity and class. Able to teach introductory and specialized courses in these areas and to teach in other areas of the undergraduate and graduate programs. Commitment to support the success of students from underrepresented groups.
Internal Number: 352_57190
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.