Columbia University, the Department of Sociomedical Sciences of the Mailman School of Public Health invites applications for a full-time position as Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Sciences. This hiring is subject to budgetary approval. We seek candidates who have completed doctoral training in history and an MPH in public health for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Candidates should show outstanding promise based on a strong record of research and publication in history and policy with a special emphasis on the relationship between corporate products and the politics of health. Preference will be given to a historian with an understanding of quantitative techniques, GIS, data mining and computer technologies. Candidates should also have the ability to contribute to a program of research, mentorship, and teaching in history with a particular focus on tobacco products. The successful candidate will be the recipient of the Donald H. Gemson Chair in the History and Ethics of Public Health and will have special responsibilities related to research and writing based on a large collection of documents concerning the history of the American Legacy Foundation and the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. This is a renewable annual appointment and the 12-month salary will be commensurate with experience.
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