TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION, HEALTH DISPARITIES
The Center for Reducing Health Disparities at Case Western Reserve University is seeking an MD or PhD to join a productive group of scholars committed to understanding and addressing health disparities. The Center recently received a $6 million program project grant from the National Institutes of Health to study health disparities related to hypertension and kidney disease. The Center also leads the Community Engagement Core of Case Western's Clinical and Translational Science Award. Current areas of expertise include quality improvement, community-based participatory research, cancer prevention, linguistic barriers, organ donation, end of life care, and medical-legal interventions. More information is available at www.ReduceDisparity.org.
The successful candidate will collaborate with other faculty, community organizations, and government agencies to develop and test interventions to reduce health disparities. MD's will also have a clinical appointment at the MetroHealth System Campus of Case Western Reserve University. Clinical departments that are especially strong at MetroHealth include internal medicine, pediatrics, emergency and trauma care, obstetrics, cancer, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Both MD's and PhD's will have opportunities for teaching.
Case Western Reserve University, ranked among the top 15 nationally in NIH funding, has renowned faculty in health services research, epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics, biomedical ethics, medical anthropology, and sociology. There is a growing awareness of the importance of addressing health disparities not only among Cleveland's health care providers but also among its political and business leaders. Cleveland has been rated as one of the most livable cities in the United States because of its world-class cultural institutions, ample recreational opportunities, and affordable housing.
Recruited faculty will be expected to establish an externally funded research program. Excellent salary and start-up packages are available with academic rank commensurate with experience.
Applications from women and individuals with diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged. Case Western Reserve University and the MetroHealth System are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. Please send C.V., list of references, a recent paper, and description of research interests to Cydney Johnson, MPA, Coordinator, Center for Reducing Health Disparities, Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, Ohio 44109; E mail firstname.lastname@example.org.