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Open Rank Faculty Position for Latino Aging Research in Gerontology

Gerontology/Administration Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC) Leonard Davis School of Gerontology seeks to increase the number and diversity of tenure-track faculty. The search committee is looking for candidates for the Leonard and Sophie Davis Early Career Chair in Minority Aging.  Candidates will have a strong research profile focused on Latino/Hispanic aging research; early career ranks will be considered. We are seeking candidates whose work will readily integrate or align with existing research programs. Current faculty members hold degrees in Biology, Demography, Policy, Psychology, Public Health, Sociology, Social Work, and Urban Planning. 

The Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and Andrus Gerontology Center are multidisciplinary in their research and curriculum goals. This recruiting effort seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds and cultures, including graduates in disciplines and professions such as medicine, engineering, law and business. Additionally, opportunities are available for joint appointments with academic units across the USC Campus. Cluster hires in areas of interest are possible.

The USC Leonard Davis School offers gerontology degrees at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels. Faculty members teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels and supervise doctoral students in the Leonard Davis School and, frequently, qualified students from other USC schools and departments (e.g., Psychology, Sociology, Biological Sciences, Policy and Planning).

USC and the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology are committed to promoting inclusiveness and diversity, broadly defined, among our students, staff, and faculty. Thus, we seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service have prepared them to help us fulfill this commitment. 

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V., and research and teaching statement. In addition, please have three references send letters of recommendation to Dominic Homac at homac@usc.edu. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  Women and racial/ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply.  

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.



REQ20069070 Posted Date: 12/17/2018

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