Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Social and Behavioral Sciences

The Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) seeks to hire a scholar at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in Social and Behavioral Sciences with expertise in social and structural determinants of health (e.g. social and community context, economic stability, neighborhood and built environment).

Successful candidates can take advantage of a number of resources/opportunities which include research centers in a variety of content areas including: global health justice, HIV/AIDS, cancer, aging, stress, health equity, perinatal epidemiology, and social networks. Opportunities exist to collaborate with investigators in the Yale School of Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, as well as in Yale departments, such as Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychiatry. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program and teach and advise MPH/PhD students. 

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in public health, sociology, demography, anthropology, psychology, political science or related fields by the start of appointment. In addition, applicants with additional focus on one or more of the following are encouraged to apply: health equity, racial and ethnic disparities, global health, immigration health, structural interventions, and social epidemiologic methods. A record of research and scholarly accomplishments, as well as teaching experience is highly valued. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis. Applicants are asked to prepare a letter of interest that includes a research statement, names and contact information for three references, a curriculum vitae and copies of recent publications, and to apply online at:


Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.