Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Professor (Tenure-Track) and Center Director – Center for Anti-Racism and Community Health

Posted: 1/20/2020 (Employment)

The Department of Health Services at the University of Washington (UW) seeks to fill one full-time faculty position with a focus on Anti-Racism as a Full Professor (tenure-track) on a 12-month service period, with an anticipated start date as early as fall 2020.   

The position would serve as the Director for the Center for the Study of Anti-Racism and Health (ARCH).  The purpose of ARCH to provide a community of scholarship and activism – in the School of Public Health, across the University, and within the broader community – concerning interventions that can break down the societal and institutional structures of racism and, thus, to reduce future inequalities in health. 

We seek candidates with demonstrated experience in research, teaching, mentorship, and administration related to structural racism, its impact on health, and approaches to disrupt it.  The Director is expected to engage in both university and community service at the local, regional, national, and international levels and encouraged to establish their own research agenda, including how racism intersects with other social inequities. 

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Location: University of Washington (Open until filled)