Department: College of Health and Human Services (CHHS)
Open-Rank Faculty, Department of Global and Community Health
The George Mason University Department of Global and Community Health invites applications for an open-rank, 9-month, tenure-track or tenured faculty position with expertise in public health practice, beginning August 2017. Rank of appointment will be commensurate with the candidate's record of scholarly achievement and teaching experience. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
The successful candidate will be expected to sustain a robust research program in their area of expertise, publish peer-reviewed articles, seek grant funding, engage in multidisciplinary collaborations, mentor graduate students, teach online graduate courses, teach residential undergraduate and graduate courses, participate in faculty governance, and assume leadership roles with professional organizations and societies.
The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in public health or a closely related field. An M.P.H. is preferred, but not required. The department seeks applicants with experience in one or more of the following areas of public health practice: (1) evaluating evidence-based interventions in practice settings; (2) community health assessments; (3) community-based participatory research, (4) building organizational capacity of state and local health agencies and community-based organizations; (5) developing applied evaluation research collaborations; and (6) public health preparedness and emergency response. Individuals with demonstrated experience and a commitment to excellence in online teaching are strongly encouraged to apply.
An offer of employment is contingent upon background verification.
George Mason University is one of the fastest growing universities in the country with a national reputation for innovation in higher education, and its extraordinary diversity of its students. The university holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. It is currently the largest university in Virginia with students from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in 200 degree programs. Mason is located in Fairfax, Va., which is part of the greater Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, offering easy access to the nation's capital.
About the Department:
Founded in 2006, the Department of Global and Community Health offers a B.S. in Community Health, an M.S. in Global Health, and a Council on Education for Public Health-accredited M.P.H.—with concentrations in Community Health Promotion, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Policy, Public Health Communication and Public Health Practice—enrolling over 500 undergraduate and 120 graduate students. A Ph.D. in public health is underdevelopment. The department comprises 17 full-time faculty members with backgrounds in the social and behavioral sciences, environmental health, epidemiology, and global health, who are committed to the ideals of health equity and social justice among underserved domestic and global populations.
Salary: Rank of appointment will be commensurate with the candidate's record of scholarly achievement and teaching experience.
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F8938z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload:
(1) Cover letter describing the applicant's qualifications, research interests and goals, and teaching experience and philosophy;
(2) Current curriculum vitae (CV); and
(3) Contact information for three references (include title, affiliation, mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number).
Review of applications will begin after November 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Only complete electronic applications submitted to jobs.gmu.edu will be reviewed.
If candidates have any questions about the position, they may e-mail Dr. Lisa Lindley, Search Committee Chair, Department of Community and Global Health at firstname.lastname@example.org.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.