The East Carolina University (ECU) Center for Health Disparities (CHD) seeks to hire an Assistant/Associate Professor with an active research program in health disparities, utilizing data science approaches. The CHD is an interdisciplinary center devoted to improving the health of the low-income, rural, and ethnic-minority populations across eastern North Carolina through:
Community Outreach and Engagement
Education and Training Pipelines
The CHD provides a highly collaborative environment that supports innovative transdisciplinary research with approximately 30 affiliate faculty members from seven schools/colleges across the university. The CHD seeks to expand its research portfolio by developing an integrated research agenda focused on genomic and physiological mediators and the social determinants of health disparities (encompassing genetics, epigenetics, health behaviors,
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.