Barbara Emily Knudson Endowed Chair in Family Policy Studies, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, Oregon State University. The School of Social and
Behavioral Health Sciences invites applications for this 9-month tenured position at the rank of Professor. Application deadline: February 1, 2012. Anticipated start date: September 16, 2012.
Responsibilities and Qualifications (highlights): The Knudson Chair will continue a well-established, innovative and independent research program through application for and receipt of external funds and publications in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals; effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses and mentor graduate students; and provide exceptional service to the college, OSU and the profession. As part of the research assignment, the Chair will provide leadership for multidisciplinary efforts in the Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children & Families and will contribute to the development of a Master of Public Health in family and child/adolescent health. The Knudson Chair will help to lead and mentor faculty and build multidisciplinary teams to address critical issues surrounding family policy and the health outcomes of children, adolescents and/or youth. The candidate will have the academic background and expertise to meet expectations of Full Professor with indefinite tenure in the School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences. An earned doctorate in human development and/or family sciences or in a public health discipline with a focus on family, child or adolescent health, or a related field is required. For a full description of responsibilities and qualifications, as well as application instructions, see: http://health.oregonstate.edu/knudson<http://health.oregonstate.edu/knudson>