EFFECTIVE DATE: Fall 2017
One tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level is available for individuals with expertise in Public Health/Global Health. Applicants should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and potential for excellence in research relating to Global Health Policy and Practice, Chronic and Infectious Diseases, Community-based Participatory Research, or similar areas of research. Individuals are encouraged to describe all areas for which they have demonstrated expertise.
Minimum qualifications: An earned doctorate (e.g., PhD, DrPH, ScD, MD/MPH, etc.) in Public Health/Global Health or a closely related field is required. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have completed the doctorate at the time of appointment (August 2017). The candidate should have a demonstrated record of success in teaching and research in a CePH-accredited school or public health program. Experience in teaching, research or other creative activities, and the ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with colleagues on an ethnically and culturally diverse campus is required. Candidate must have experience working with college level students and practical experience in preparing manuscripts/proposals.
Desired/preferred qualifications: Ph.D. in Global Health with a program of research is desirable. Ability to collaborate with other faculty to develop and implement community-based participatory research and service learning projects is highly preferable. Strong interest in teaching and mentoring graduate students. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research, and/or service. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
DUTIES: Serves as classroom faculty and teaches graduate core and concentration courses in global health. Works with faculty and staff to assist in the development of overall plans and strategies for the global health program. Serves as chair or member of theses or graduate capstone project committees. Collaborates with faculty in academic advisement, mentoring, and counseling of students and in the coordination of practicum and integrative learning experiences. Facilitates faculty and student exchanges in global health research including grant applications for external funding. Participates in communications with international partner institutions, other collaborators, policy makers, community leaders, and scholars. Serves on MPH program, college, and/or university committees.
Applications must include:
- Cover letter that addresses the above minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
- Curriculum vitae
- Copies of all transcripts that include relevant course work
- Up to three (3) samples of written work (e.g. representative publications)
- Up to three (3) samples of teaching artifacts (e.g. teaching evaluations, syllabi)
- Three (3) current letters of recommendation must be provided
- Faculty Application
- Applicant Survey 1617
Submit application materials and direct any inquiries to:
Public Health Search Committee Chair
A review of applications will commence on January 10, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.
This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. A background check (including the criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to equity and diversity and seeks a broad spectrum of applicants in terms of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability and veteran status.