MSU Sociology seeking applicants for Assistant/Associate Professor of sexual and gender minority (SGM) health

July 6, 2021

MSU Sociology is pleased to announce a search for a tenure-system Assistant/Associate Professor in sociology of health and medicine. As part of an initiative within the College of Social Science, this position will strengthen the leadership in the emerging MSU Consortium for Sexual and Gender Minority Health, which is housed in the School of Social Work. The 9-month academic year position begins on August 16, 2022.

We seek candidates with established expertise in investigating issues such as mental health, physical conditions, health disparities, social determinants of health, and health care service among sexual and general minority (SGM) people and communities.  Successful candidates will help strengthen a group of nationally known scholars of SGM health and medicine to promote change in policy, programming, and practice for SGM communities.

Applications must be submitted to the MSU Applicant Page at  Complete applications for this position must include (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a 1-page research statement; (4) a 1-page teaching statement; (5) a diversity and inclusion statement (a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance MSU’s commitment to inclusive excellence); and (6) the names and contact information for three professional references.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.  Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Hui Liu (Search Committee Chair) at

To view the full job description, please go to Job #: 715227

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