Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 26, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

We invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Public Health at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to begin August 2021. Our new Public Health program consists of a B.S. in Public Health, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) set to start fall 2021. The MPH program consists of two specializations: Global Health and Epidemiology.


Applicants must have earned a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree, a Ph.D. or equivalent in a Public Health related field. Applicants with a doctoral degree in Medical Science, Behavioral Science, Environmental Science or Biostatistics, and an MPH degree will also be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience, public health-related field experience, public health education national credentialing (CHES/MCHES), or a track record of primary research and publications. Prior experience in the submission of self-study reports and in the organizing of site visits to maintain national accreditation with the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) is also desirable.

Faculty candidate is expected to teach graduate and undergraduate students in our Public Health program online and in person, and assist with program development and CEPH accreditation.  Preferences will be given to candidates who can teach more than one area of the MPH core disciplines, which includes Epidemiology, Community Health, Global Health, Biostatistics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Health Policy Management, and Environmental Health. The faculty candidate will also help develop MPH elective courses in Global Health and Epidemiology integrate public health field work into the MPH course work.

The School of Science, Technology, and Health (SSTH) is one of nine schools that comprise Biola University. SSTH serves both graduate and undergraduate students. Public Health is a relatively new program in the Kinesiology and Health Science Department. It will be offering an online Master of Public Health (MPH) degree starting fall 2021.

Biola is an evangelical Christian university in which faculty endorse a university statement of Christian faith and community values, and are committed to the integration of faith and learning. Candidates must be willing to support Biola’s mission, and preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a clear commitment to the integration of faith into their scholarship and teaching. Biola serves a student body of over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by WASC.

As a private Christian University, Biola seeks faculty whose personal theological beliefs are in agreement with the Biola Theological Positions and maintain a lifestyle consistent with the Biola Standard of Conduct. Applicants should send their CV, one-page statement of interest, and one-page Christian testimony through this link:

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