Department:: Dept of Population & Public Health Sciences
Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate: Negotiable
The Department of Population & Public Health Sciences within the Boonshoft School of Medicine is seeking applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will teach courses and conduct research in the behavioral and social sciences in the Master of Public Health program. The ideal candidate will add to the existing areas of expertise within the health promotion and education concentration. The selected individual will also provide university and community service, including the support of future undergraduate growth initiatives.
Population and Public Health Science faculty conduct research on a wide range of topics, including work in behavioral health, maternal child health outcomes, substance use, and environmental health.
The graduate public health program offers a unique academic learning environment. The program is housed within a community-based medical school that values partnerships and collaborative programming with public health stakeholders. In addition to the MPH degree, students can earn a graduate certificate in Aerospace Medicine, Emergency Preparedness, Epidemiology, Global Health, and Public Health Leadership.
PhD or DrPH in public health, health education, or related field.
Experience teaching courses in behavioral or social science; a record of published scholarly activity; excellent oral and written communication skills; the ability to establish successful community partnerships; and work on a multidisciplinary department team.
To qualify for Assistant Professor: the candidate must meet the minimum qualifications listed above.
To qualify for Associate Professor: in addition to the requirements for Assistant Professor, the candidate must have a record of sustained and high-quality teaching and scholarship. Scholarship performance includes a minimum of five articles in peer-reviewed journals, or equivalent peer-reviewed repository, while at the rank of assistant professor. For publications on which the candidate is not the first author or senior author, the publications must represent work in which the faculty member played a major role in the research. Outstanding teaching performance may be documented by learner and peer evaluations and awards.
The ideal candidate will also have experience in teaching graduate-level courses and with online or hybrid course development. Experience in writing grant proposals is also preferred.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
Teach courses and supervise health promotion and education students within the Master of Public Health program – 60%.
Complete research and submit proposals for external funding – 30%.
Participate in university, community, and professional service – 10%.
The position is a 12-month non-tenured appointment. Initial contract of three years, renewal annually.
The graduate public health program offers a unique academic environment. The program is housed within a community-based medical school that values partnerships and collaborative programming with public health stakeholders.
All courses are held off-campus at Research Park, or offered through the university course management system. Graduate courses meet in the evening one night a week.
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