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Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Online Programming and Professional Practice

University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 9, 2023

Position Summary

The College of Public Health at the University of Georgia invites applications for an associate professor position in the clinical track to serve as the Director of Online Programming and Professional Practice. The appointment is for a full-time administrative, 12-month position. The position is available starting summer 2023. This position would include coordinating all aspects of the newly created online Masters of Public Health program, as well as coordinating all online education and professional practice efforts across the College of Public Health. This position would also include establishing relationships and coordinating opportunities for practice experiences; community engagement initiatives; and/or research and scholarship opportunities that are in partnership with organizations seeking to improve the health of the people of Georgia, the United States, and globally. This includes overseeing functions such as continuing professional education, the State of the Public’s Health Conference, and the Engage Series webinars. Additional duties would include assisting the Associate Dean for Research in identifying research and other funding sources for practice activities.

Organizational needs may require a remote work arrangement to support projects or conditions in the department pending review and approval by the required levels at UGA .

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will start on June 15, 2023. Applicants should send: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter with statement of interest in the position that highlights relevant background, and 3) names and contact information for three references.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Dr. Mumbi Anderson at and include “Clinical Associate Professor” in the subject line. To receive full consideration, applications must be submitted and received by June 15, 2023. Applications may be reviewed as they are received. The anticipated start date of the position is August 1, 2023.

The University of Georgia is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and strongly encourages applications from individuals in underrepresented groups. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

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Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Online Programming and Professional Practice


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About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

Founded in 2005, the College of Public Health is located on the University of Georgia’s Health Sciences Campus. The College consists of four departments and three specialized institutes. The department is located in newly renovated facilities that house faculty, staff and students. The College of Public Health is actively engaged in community outreach activities.

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Benefits Eligible


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Athens Area

EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Details

Position Information

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Clinical Associate Professor


Faculty Rank

Clinical Associate Professor

Contract Type

Fiscal (12 mo.)

Tenure Status

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

An MPH and a terminal degree in a public health discipline is required (i.e., PhD or DrPH).

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate will have achieved promotion to associate level faculty (tenure or non-tenure track) or have a minimum of five years’ experience as assistant professor (tenure or non-tenure).

Appointment at the Clinical Associate Professor rank will require a relevant terminal degree and professional or academic experience, with professional work history in Public Health Academic and Professional Programs. To review UGA’s Promotion and Tenure guideline for specific faculty ranks see

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

The successful candidate will have a strong history supporting graduate programs as well as continuing and professional education design/delivery in public health. The candidate must have a history in community engagement, including developing student practicum experiences in public health as well as marketing professional education opportunities in public health.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

The candidate must have familiarity with a full menu of tools for the development, delivery, and evaluation of online and professional practice education, and have strong organizational skills. Knowledge of accreditation of public health programs is strongly preferred. A background in grant and budget management is also preferred. The ability to interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, and community members is essential.

Preference will be given to qualified candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion in their teaching, research, and/or service.

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Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


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