Meharry Medical College is seeking an experienced health disparities researcher to join its NIMHD funded U54 health disparities program - Research Centers of Minority Institutions (RCMI). This program focuses on research activities that seek to understand and address health disparities in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, HIV/AIDS/Infectious Diseases, and neurological disorders, including aggressive behavior and pain perception as well as social sciences and public health research. Dr. James E. K. Hildreth, CEO and President of Meharry Medical College and Dr. Samuel Evans Adunyah, Chair and Professor of Biochemistry, Cancer Biology, Neuroscience and Pharmacology are Co-PIs of the RCMI U54 grant. The program plans to hire a qualified candidate at the level of Associate or Full Professor on tenure track or with tenure depending on qualifications. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in health disparities research, current funding, and an excellent record of scientific and mentorship accomplishments. The candidate would develop an independent funded research project in health disparities as well as mentor junior faculty and early stage investigators in health disparities research.
Ph.D. in Social Sciences, Dr.PH or Ph.D. in Public Health or Epidemiology or Ph.D., M.D/Ph.D. or DDS/Ph.D. with expertise in health disparities research. The anticipated date of hiring is August 2020.
Internal Number: 600201
About Meharry Medical College
Meharry Medical College is a global academic health sciences center advancing health equity through innovative research, transformative education, exceptional and compassionate health services and policy-influencing thought leadership. True to its legacy, Meharry empowers diverse populations to improve the well-being of humankind.
WE TEACH HEALTH CARING - Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Meharry Medical College is one of the nation’s oldest and largest historically black academic health science centers dedicated to educating physicians, dentists, researchers, and health policy experts. Founded in 1876 as the Medical Department of Central Tennessee College, Meharry was the first medical school in the South for African Americans. It was chartered separately in 1915.
Today, Meharry includes a medical school, dental school, and a graduate school and is home to the Center for Health Policy at Meharry. We offer a variety of degrees, including Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.), Master of Science in Public Health (M.S.P.H.), Master of Health Sciences (M.H.S.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
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