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Assistant Professor in Public Health

Drew University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The College of Liberal Arts at Drew University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public Health beginning August 2022, pending budgetary approval. Appointment at the advanced assistant professor or early associate professor level will also be considered, contingent upon applicant experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach core courses in the Public Health major, including Principles of Public Health; Research Methods in Population Health; Epidemiology; and the Capstone Seminar in Public Health, as well as elective courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. 
  • Develop an active research program involving undergraduate students
  • Advise public health majors and minors
  • Contribute to the ongoing support and development of the program in Public Health
  • Be an active and engaged member of the Drew community through participation in department and college service.

Required Education and Experience: The successful candidate should have either a PhD in Public Health, or a Master of Public Health (MPH) with a PhD in a related area in the natural or social sciences by August 1, 2022.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Interest and experience in teaching and working with undergraduate students is preferred.  Practical experience in a public health context and evidence of leadership potential is also desirable.

Application:  To apply, submit the following materials to:

  • Cover letter
  • Current curriculum vita
  • A brief statement of teaching philosophy
  • A brief statement of research interests
  • Evidence of teaching excellence, such as course evaluations and/or peer observations, if available
  • Contact information for three letters of reference

Please apply by January 7, 2022.

About Drew University:

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

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