Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor (10)/Assistant or Associate Professor HS (12), School of

Position Summary

We seek candidates for 2 open rank faculty positions in our Undergraduate Program in Public Health. They will join a collaborative team of faculty in our rapidly growing program, established in 2017. Candidates should have:

  • a doctoral degree in a public health discipline or a related field or an MD/DO
  • a record of/potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level
  • a record of/potential for research/scholarship and service


  • We are committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in education, research, and service. We encourage applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

    We seek applicants for two positions. One is a non-tenure track, 10-month position with a primary focus on teaching. The second is a tenure track, 12-month position with a focus on research activities. These are described in greater detail below.

    Non-tenure track position: Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor 10
    The person hired for this position will have a primary focus on teaching, but should also make contributions to the scholarship and service missions of the School of Public Health and Health Professions ( SPHHP ). This is a non-tenure track, academic year (10-month) position, funded by New York State. The faculty member will:

  • Be expected to teach up to 12 credit hours per semester (equivalent of three 3-4 credit courses), depending on your amount of scholarship and service. Be assigned to a “home department” in the SPHHP, based on area of expertise
  • Receive renewable, multi-year contracts after year 1
    We are open to candidates with expertise in all areas of public health. Applications from individuals with expertise in health equity and health services are particularly encouraged.


  • Tenure Track position: Assistant/Associate Professor HS

    The person hired for this position will have a primary focus on research, but should also make contributions to the teaching and service missions of SPHHP . This is a 12-month position fully funded by New York State. The faculty member will:

  • Be expected to be research productive by applying for and winning grants and producing peer-reviewed publications. Expectations are that the faculty member will cover a portion of their salary with grant funding.
  • Be expected to teach one course (3-4 credit hours) per semester; however, teaching load may be adjusted if research expectations are not achieved
  • Be assigned to a “home department” in SPHHP, based on area of expertise


  • About the School of Public Health and Health Professions
    SPHHP offers programs at every degree level and is the home to departments of biostatistics, community health and health behavior, epidemiology and environmental health, exercise and nutrition sciences, and rehabilitation science. It is one of only a few schools across the country that includes both health-related professions and public health. It has a diverse student body which it is actively engaged in supporting. The School has an energetic equity, diversity and inclusion council and provides professional development opportunities in inclusive pedagogy and other equity-related issues. Faculty in the School also engage with the University at Buffalo Community Health Equity Research Institute. For more information about the school, visit sphhp.buffalo.edu.

    About UB
    The University at Buffalo (UB) is a research-intensive institution, the largest and most comprehensive of the campuses of the State University of New York ( SUNY ). Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaboration both within SPHHP and UB and with other outstanding research centers in the region. As the flagship university in the SUNY system, UB is ranked in the top 35 public universities by U.S. News and World Reports and has been a member of the elite Association of American Universities ( AAU ) for over 25 years. The University has a comprehensive equity, diversity and inclusion strategic plan and leadership dedicated to actualizing this plan at the provost level and across all schools. It is launching a focused effort to hire more faculty of color.

    About Western New York
    Western New York is an ideal place to live and work. Buffalo, called “The City of Good Neighbors,” offers outstanding public schools and affordable housing. Buffalo is a diverse cultural center with excellent theater, museums and music as well as sports teams. For more information, please see: http://www.buffalo.edu/about_ub/the-buffalo-niagara-region.html

    University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    Minimum Qualifications
  • A doctoral degree in a public health discipline or a related field or an MD/DO
  • A record of/potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level
  • A record of/potential for research/scholarship and service


  • We are committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in education, research, and service. We encourage applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching public health courses at the undergraduate level; evidence of high quality teaching and research productivity.
  • Applications from individuals with expertise in health equity and health services are particularly encouraged.
  • Post-doctoral experience is preferred among candidates for the 12-month tenure track position.

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