The Department of Human Centered Design is seeking an exceptional scholar to join their faculty in the area of Health Equity. They welcome scholars who approach their respective area of expertise from a multi-disciplinary range of perspectives to develop evidence-based critical solutions to improve lives and address current critical topics with specific attention to bridging the disparities regarding equity and social/environmental justice in human health and wellbeing.
Equity and social/environmental justice are a critical area of expertise and strength throughout the College of Human Ecology. The College has a substantial cohort of scholars who are committed to studying race, ethnicity, culture, and socioeconomic status including the nature, persistence, and consequences of inequality. Potential topics include: mental or physical health inequalities and the built environment; design for underrepresented populations; design for vulnerable populations; design in support of more just and equitable places and organizations; and design for diverse persons and communities. The applicant should provide evidence of excellence and innovation in design research and teaching with a human-centered orientation.
Research, teaching, and engagement/outreach interests may include, but are not limited to:
· Generating and translating novel solutions across a spectrum of products, technology, spaces, and settings to enhance human health and wellbeing.
· Exploring and critiquing the role of design in producing, expressing, and shaping human health and well-being of individuals and communities.
· Developing environmentally and socially responsible designs and products to benefit individuals, communities, and the environment.
The successful candidate will demonstrate potential to develop a world-class, externally funded research and design program that engages with current issues around design and health equity. Responsibilities include creating a successful research program; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; advising undergraduate and graduate students; and providing service to the department and university community. A Ph.D. is required.
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