Clinical Assistant Professor HS (12), Community Health and Health Behavior

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 30, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

We are seeking (2) Clinical Assistant Professor non-tenure track faculty in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior, in the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

With a primary focus on in person and online teaching, this position will also make contributions to the scholarship and service missions of the School of Public Health and Health Professions. This is a non-tenure track, calendar year (12-month) position funded by New York State. The faculty will:

  • Primarily teach in the graduate programs, but will have opportunities for teaching in other programs.
  • Be expected to teach up to 12 credit hours per Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Be expected to teach up to 6 credit hours in the summer.
  • Advise and mentor graduate students.

  • We are open to candidates with a strong record in academia and research in community health, health behavior, or related field. CHHB is committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in research, education and service. Applications from individuals who will contribute to that diversity, including underrepresented groups are encouraged.

    About the School of Public 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 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.

    About the Community Health and Health Behavior Department
    CHHB departmental faculty research interests include health disparities, emergency preparedness, judgment and decision-making, cancer, obesity prevention, physical activity, diet, sexual and reproductive health, tobacco use and substance abuse. CHHB houses academic programs that include two in person MPH programs ( MPH in Community Health and Health Behavior and Individualized), a fully online Individualized MPH program, and MS and PhD programs in Community Health and Health Behavior. CHHB has a history of strong collaborations including with faculty from other departments in SPHHP, other Schools in the UB Academic Health Center (Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Nursing, Dental Medicine, and Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences) and with other University at Buffalo faculty. In addition, they collaborate with community-based organizations, small businesses, health departments and affiliated institutions, including Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Institute, the Clinical Research Institute on Addictions, the Veterans Administration, hospital systems, and other agencies in the region. For more information about the department, visit our website .

    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 ) 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.

    About Buffalo
    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 visit the Buffalo Niagara page on our website.

    Visit UB Jobs to view other available positions in the School of Public Health. For more information about the school, visit our website.

    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

    An earned doctorate in community health, health behavior, public health discipline or a related field or an MD/DO.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • MPH degree.
  • Experience mentoring students as they engage in research and/or community activities.
  • Record of peer-reviewed scientific publications consistent with experience.
  • Relevant teaching experience in higher education.
  • Experience in research, teaching and service in community health, health behavior or a related field. The candidate should be a contributor to the educational programs.
  • Interest and experience in on-line education.
  • Experience in mentoring graduate students.

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