Clinical Assistant Professor (Behavioral Sciences & Social Medicine) - Medicine

Tallahassee, FL
Sep 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 42347

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 09/20/2017


Behavioral Sciences & Social Medicine – College of Medicine
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.
The FSU College of Medicine (COM) 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. A clinical research network is currently being developed in association with the regional campuses involving training relationships with approximately 1,800 community physician-clinical faculty members who practice throughout the state of Florida. 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


The Florida State University College of Medicine, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine seeks candidates for a Full Time, Clinical Assistant Professor. The incumbent will have responsibilities related to large databases, necessitating knowledge of Medicaid claims and fields related to MCH. Service, with emphasis on community engagement, will be assigned consistent with the College of Medicine mission. Teaches policy and methods to undergraduate and graduate students. There is an expectation of external grant competitiveness to facilitate salary support.


DrPH or PhD in public health with extensive experience in analysis of maternal child health, that is both quantitative and policy focused. Knowledge of Medicaid claims and fields related to MCH. The successful candidate will be a strong researcher with proven methodologic skills and relevant publications demonstrating competency in policy and MCH domains. Knowledge of publicly available MCH data, including natality files, and the ability to use data to address critical policy decisions. The demonstrated ability to teach policy and methods to undergraduate and graduate students is expected.

Other Information

FSU values diversity. Applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Contact Info

Mrs. Georgia Arnold
Florida State University College of Medicine
1115 W. Call St.
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300

Anticipated Salary Range

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

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Soft Money Funded Position

This position is time-limited based on soft money funding, with renewal contingent upon available funds and the needs of the University. This is a contracts and contracts funded position, supported through competitive external sources that must be developed for each fiscal year.

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 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.
Consideration of candidates and interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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