The Florida State University College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine seeks a candidate for Director of the Florida Blue Center for Rural Health Research and Policy, a Full Time, Tenure Track Faculty position at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.
FSU values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Our department seeks candidates whose work aligns with the College of Medicine mission, which emphasizes patient centered care for underserved and rural communities and the education of physicians from underrepresented backgrounds. Applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Candidates with a clear connection to rural minority and/or medically underserved populations are especially encouraged to apply.
The applicant should be doctorally prepared (e.g. PhD, DrPH, ScD, MD, DON, etc.) in the social, public health, medical, nursing, or behavioral sciences with applied rural health experience. The candidate would be expected to work with rural stakeholders to help grow the Center as a policy and research resource for rural providers and communities. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop and/or continue an independent line of research as indicated by a strong record of publications and extramural funding (commensurate with their rank); and participate in teaching.
We are seeking to expand our research programs focused on rural health research. As a community-based medical school, the FSU College of Medicine is particularly well suited for conducting research in primary care and community settings. For more information about the department, please see our website: https://med.fsu.edu.
If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita. Applicants must upload the following documents with their application as well as send them to Mrs. Georgia Arnold at Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 W. Call St, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300: a cover letter which clearly delineates their connection to rural health and underserved populations, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Application deadline is December 4. 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately.
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About Florida State University College of Medicine
The FSU College of Medicine aims to provide community-based medical education that emphasizes the biopsychosocial model, primary care, and care for underserved populations. The FSU COM is located on the campus of Florida State University and strives for a collaborative culture across departments and university-wide. FSU COM faculty are distributed at the main campus of the university, and across six regional FSU COM campuses in Tallahassee, Sarasota, Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ft. Pierce, and Pensacola, FL. A clinical research network is currently being developed in association with the regional campuses involving training relationships with approximately 2400 community physician-clinical faculty members who practice throughout the state of Florida. In addition to excellent facilities, the FSU COM also has a state-of-the-art translational science laboratory. Additional information about the College of Medicine may be found at www.med.fsu.edu.