Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison

The Department of Community and Environmental Sociology at UW-Madison invites applications for a tenure-track (Assistant Professor level) faculty member with an outstanding record of teaching and research relevant to environment and health. The position requires a Ph.D. in sociology or related field. Possible areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, environmental justice and health disparities; social determinants of health; food systems and nutrition; neighborhood and local area effects on health; and the health effects and implications of climate change. The successful candidate will teach and mentor in our top-ranked graduate and undergraduate programs, and will carry out a vigorous research program that improves the ability to understand and intervene on the intersecting social causes and consequences of environmental health problems. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is committed to eliminating the achievement gap between majority and underrepresented students; recruiting and retaining a more diverse faculty and staff; preparing all students, staff, and faculty to thrive personally and professionally in a diverse, global, interconnected world; and enhancing the campus climate for inclusion. Review of applications will begin 15 September 2017. For further details, including instructions to applicants, and the many opportunities for contribution and collaboration at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, please browse for 90808 at