Open Rank Professor, 12 Month Salaried, (Behavioral Sciences & Social Medicine)

Job description

Job ID: 44298

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Department of Behavioral Sciences & Social Medicine - College of Medicine

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. 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. For more information about the department, please see our website:


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.

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 participate in teaching, and develop and/or continue an independent line of research as indicated by a strong record of publications and extramural funding (commensurate with their rank).


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.
Record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.

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.

Contact Info

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

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

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 with the application and send the following: a cover letter which clearly delineates their connection to rural health and underserved populations, curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references to Mrs. Georgia Arnold at Florida State University College of Medicine, 1115 W. Call St., Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300.*

Application deadline is November 1, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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Posted: 11/6/2018
Application Due: 12/5/2018
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