Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Assistant Professor in Climate Change and Health

Posted: 9/26/2017 (Employment)

The Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) is seeking candidates for a faculty position in the field of climate change and health at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The successful candidate will serve as a core faculty member of the Yale Climate Change and Health Initiative, and will help shape this new initiative, which YSPH plans to build into a center. The initiative currently includes 28 Affiliated Faculty from across Yale.

YSPH is searching broadly for a scholar who 1) is well-grounded in a relevant discipline (including, but not limited to, epidemiology, environmental risk assessment, health policy, health economics, social and behavioral sciences, medicine, demography, mathematical modeling, or biostatistics); 2) applies his or her discipline to the study of climate change and health and related topics; and 3) has demonstrated capacity to bring together and work with investigators from other disciplines on research projects related to climate change and health.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity work to with an outstanding mathematical modeling group at YSPH, as well with faculty across Yale, including at the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies; the School of Engineering and Applied Science; the Departments of Geology and Geophysics, Economics, and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies; and the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.

Candidates should have a doctoral degree and a strong record of research accomplishments. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program, mentor MPH and PhD students, and teach at least one course at the masters/doctoral level.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a successful candidate is identified. Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, copies of up to five recent publications, and contact information for three referees. Please apply online at:

The successful candidate’s department within YSPH will be determined based on his or her discipline and specific interests. For additional information and inquiries, please contact

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