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Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Studies - East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 29, 2017

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Studies - East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

 East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Health Studies department beginning January 2018.

  Position typically filled at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank. East Stroudsburg University is part of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).  The East Stroudsburg University Department of Health Studies offers CEPH accredited undergraduate programs in Public Health (with two tracks in Health Services Administration and Community Health Education), SHAPE-CAEP accredited (formerly AAHE-NCATE) program in School Health Education, a CEPH accredited MPH in Community Health Education, and a M.S. in Health Education.  

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 Required Qualifications: Completed doctoral degree in Public Health, with a graduate degree from a CEPH accredited program (MPH, PhD/DrPH).  Completion of the doctoral degree required by January 5, 2018.  Candidates should be able to demonstrate productive research activity, such as presenting research at national conferences, publishing scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals and securing external grant funding.  Finalists must successfully complete an on-campus interview, which might include but is not limited to the following:  teaching demonstration, a presentation of research to faculty and graduate students and an interview with Department of Health Studies faculty.

 Preferred Qualifications:  Preference will be given to the candidate who has demonstrated teaching experience at the graduate and undergraduate level in Public Health courses, Health Administration, statistics and health policy.  Preference will be given to those candidates who have an understanding of CEPH accreditation processes and the ability to teach courses in an online format. 

 Responsibilities:  The successful candidate will have teaching responsibilities in the department’s Public Health programs at undergraduate and graduate levels.  The standard workload for faculty is 12 credit hours per semester. Teaching could include distance learning and/or off campus teaching and a variety of public health courses including statistics and health policy.  Candidates will also be expected to provide leadership in chairing/mentoring student research in the MPH and MS graduate programs.  In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will also be expected to engage in research, student advising and to provide service to the department, university and the community.

 Process will begin on August 1, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. Electronic applications should be submitted through the following website: Applicants should attach a cover letter, vitae, all unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required before appointment), and contact information for three professional references. As a part of the application materials, please address experience working with traditionally underrepresented populations. Failure to submit all required materials could lead to the candidate not being considered. All candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

 East Stroudsburg University is a comprehensive public institution serving more than 6,700 students. Conveniently located 90 minutes from New York City and 2.5 hours from Philadelphia.

 The Mission of ESU’s College of Health Science is to actively and innovatively teach, mentor and guide students to pursue their dreams and engender in them a commitment to lifelong learning that creates exceptional citizens and health care professionals.

 ESU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities as well as other qualified individuals.



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