Global Population Health Assistant or Associate

Global Population Health


Syracuse University’s Department of Sociology seeks to fill a position in global population health at the Assistant or Associate level. This position is part of an ambitious cluster hire initiative in the broad area of Aging, Health, and Neuroscience (AHN) and the subarea of Population Health into which several positions are being filled from different disciplines. Faculty hired into these positions will build on our existing strengths in population health and will participate in an organized research cluster that spans multiple departments and research centers/institutes in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics. Further information on the AHN cluster can be found at:


For this position, we are seeking a scholar with a research agenda concerned with global population health, including trends, inequalities, drivers, and consequences of global population health outcomes. Specific topics of interest could include the social and economic consequences of global population aging, rising global burden of chronic disease, causes and consequences of infectious disease spread, food systems and sustainability, impacts of climate change and/or natural disasters on health, and/or the impacts of global economic, social, or/and political changes on health.


Course offerings might include: Global Population Health, Population Processes, Quantitative Methods, Statistics, Population and Environment, and Environment and Health. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to other strengths in the sociology department (please visit and to Maxwell School-wide priorities.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Sociology, Demography, or a closely related discipline and must have a track record or show potential for success in academic publishing and securing external research funding. Candidates must have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate course in sociology and advise doctoral students in sociology. Participation in cross-disciplinary dialogue and partnerships with the AHN cluster is expected. We also seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.


Review of applications will begin September 1, 2022. For consideration, interested candidates must apply at by completing a brief faculty application. Candidates must attach a letter of interest, vita, one publication or writing sample, research statement, teaching statement, and a diversity statement. A list of names with contact information for three references should be provided at the time of application. Applicants will be notified prior to references being contacted.


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