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Michigan State University(MSU) Associate Professor-Tenure System in East Lansing, Michigan

h3Position Summary/h3 Michigan State University actively promotes a dynamic research and learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry. The Department of Sociology at Michigan State University (MSU) seeks candidates for a tenure-system Associate Professor position in sociology of health and medicine.and#160; As part of an initiative within the College of Social Science, this position will strengthen leadership in the emerging MSU Consortium for Sexual and Gender Minority Health, which is housed in the School of Social Work. and#160;The 9-month academic year position begins on August 16, 2020. We seek candidates with established expertise in investigating issues such as mental health, physical conditions, health disparities, social determinants of health, and health care service among sexual and general minority (SGM) people and communities. and#160;Successful candidates will help lead a group of nationally known scholars of SGM health and medicine to promote change in policy, programming, and practice for SGM communities. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -Sociology h3Minimum Requirements/h3 Successful candidates must have: style="list-style-type: disc" lia PhD in Sociology or closely related field;/li liestablished expertise in sociology of health or social determinants of health with a substantial focus on SGM health and medicine;/li lia strong record of scholarly publications in SGM health and medicine research;/li liestablished record of securing extramural research funding;/li listrong potential for leading multidisciplinary research teams;/li lidemonstrated evidence of high-quality instruction and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and/li lidemonstrated evidence of effective service to the institution, leadership in the discipline, and/or engagement with broader publics./li /ul h3Desired Qualifications/h3 Preferred candidates will have: style="list-style-type: disc" lia commitment to conduct research that informs practice and policy with diverse and underrepresented groups;/li lia strong record of securing extramural funding; and/li lischolarly interests that connect with current departmental strengths of environmental sociology and/or sociology of migration./li /ul h3Required Application Materials/h3 Applications must be submitted to the MSU Applicant Page at a href="https://careers.msu.edu/"https://careers.msu.edu/a.and#160; Complete applications must include: (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a 1-page research statement; (4) a 1-page teaching statement; (5) a diversity and inclusion statement (a statement addressing how past/and or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance MSUand#8217;s commitment to inclusive excellence); and (6) the names and contact information for three professional references. h3Special Instructions/h3 Review of applications will begin on February 7, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.and#160; Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Hui Liu (Search Committee Chair) at liuhu@msu.edu. h3Review of Applications Begins On/h3 02/07/2020 h3Website/h3 https://sociology.msu.edu h3Department Statement/h3 The Department of Sociology has three signature areas of Environment, Health and Medicine, and Migration.and#160; Most faculty in the department perform research and teach courses i