Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor 12

Position Summary

We are seeking a teaching faculty (non-tenure track) in the Graduate Public Health Program ( MPH ). The successful candidate will join a University-wide multidisciplinary team of public health faculty and be part of the Division of Health Services Policy and Practice ( HSPP ) in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health.

With a primary focus on teaching, this position will also make contributions to the scholarship and service missions of the school. This is a non-tenure track, calendar year (12-month) position, fully funded by New York State. This faculty will:
• Carry a teaching load up to 12 credit hours per semester (equivalent of three 3-4 credit courses), depending on the amount of scholarship and service. Teaching assignments will include the fall, spring, and summer terms.
• Serve as academic advisor and research mentor to MPH students, primarily in the Health Services Administration concentration.
• Receive renewable, multi-year contracts.

We are open to candidates with expertise in all areas of public health, especially health policy, health economics, health services, and health outcomes research. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty, and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential. 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.

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 and students engage in research and community activities designed to improve the health of populations, communities, and individuals. Faculty in the School also engage with the University at Buffalo Community Health Equity Research Institute.

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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 ) with over 30,000 students and full-time 1,600 faculty. 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 vice-provost level and across all schools. It is launching a focused effort to hire more faculty of color.

Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York State and is located in the western region on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. Western New York is an ideal place to live and work. Buffalo – the City of Good Neighbors – is a big city with a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciences center, outstanding public schools, and modest cost of living. Buffalo-Niagara, a region of 1.2 million people, is home to world-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive citywide system of parks and green space designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, a vibrant theater and music community, and major and minor league sports teams. These are just a few of the wide array of cultural and recreational elements that make Buffalo a great place to work, study and live. For more information, please see:

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 (PhD, MD, DDS, PharmD, etc.) in a public health discipline or a related field
• A record of/potential for excellence in teaching at the graduate level

Preferred Qualifications

• Masters in Public Health degree, in addition to a doctoral degree in a public health discipline or a related field
• Experience in public health practice
• Experience teaching public health and health services courses at the graduate level
• A record of/potential for research/scholarship and service
• Experience in mentoring graduate students
• Experience in online education

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