Distinguished Endowed Professorship, Associate or Professor (Behavioral Sciences & Social Medicine)

Tallahassee, FL
Jul 04, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 41625

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


Behavioral Sciences & Social Medicine - College of Medicine


The Florida State University College of Medicine (COM), Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine seeks candidates for a Full Time, Tenure Track Faculty position at the Full or Associate Rank to fill the Distinguished Endowed Professorship in Behavioral Health.
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 COM is located on the campus of Florida State University and strives for a collaborative culture across departments and University-Wide. FSU faculty are distributed in other sectors of the university, and across six regional COM campuses in Tallahassee, Sarasota, Orlando, Daytona Beach, Ft. Pierce, and Pensacola, FL. As a community-based medical school, the FSU College of Medicine is particularly well-suited for conducting research in primary care and community settings. In addition to excellent facilities, the 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.
The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary faculty with expertise and interest in psychology, behavioral health, public health, epidemiology, bioethics, philosophy, history, and medical Spanish, who engage in research and teaching of medical students and residents as well as undergraduate and graduate students.
Consideration of candidates and interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


The applicant should have either a PhD or comparable degree in the social or behavioral sciences, or Public Health, or an MD with Behavioral Health Research Emphasis. The successful candidate will be expected to continue an independent line of extramurally funded research, a strong publication record, as well as teaching and service accomplishments. Research topic should generally be in the area of behavioral health with a focus on underserved minority and/or other underserved populations. Research expertise may include (but not limited to) health services, implementation science, clinical, translational, and/or community-based research.

Contact Info

Dr. Heather A. Flynn
Vice Chair for Research
Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine

Anticipated Salary Range

The salary is nationally competitive and commensurate with qualifications. FSU offers excellent employee benefits.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

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.
In addition to applying, a CV, cover letter, and list of references must be emailed to:
Dr. Heather A. Flynn Vice Chair for Research Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine mhss@med.fsu.edu.
Electronic materials are preferred, but paper materials may be sent to: The College of Medicine 1115 West Call Street Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

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