Assistant or Associate Professor in Prevention and Community Health (Community Based Health Promotion)
George Washington University
October 27, 2017
Job Description Summary:
The Department of Prevention and Community Health in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University seeks a full-time tenure track or tenured Assistant or Associate Professor to serve as a faculty member within the Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) MPH program.
The successful candidate will pursue a vibrant, externally funded research in areas relevant to the intersection of clinical care and health promotion, will teach at the graduate level, and mentor and advise masters and doctoral students.
The Milken Institute School of Public Health has a diverse and growing faculty, with a rapidly expanding research portfolio. As the only school of public health in the nation's capital, faculty and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with government and non-governmental organizations headquartered in DC. The Department of Prevention and Community Health comprises faculty from across many disciplines, conducting both domestic and international research focused on the social determinants of health and health promotion at various social ecological levels. Faculty within the Department are funded by external research grants and contracts from a broad range of local, state and federal agencies as well as from public and private philanthropy. Along with this vibrant research environment, the Department also has a commitment to training and mentoring students at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels.
Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a field related to public health, medicine, nursing, health sciences, social sciences or education conferred prior to the date of appointment (July 2018). Applicants must have a proven track-record of peer-reviewed publications, and have either a demonstrated record of or potential to obtain external funding commensurate with level of appointment. Additionally, applications must demonstrate the potential to teach in one or more of the following areas: social determinants of health, community medicine, family medicine, health care for the underserved and/or immigrant health, at the masters and/or doctoral levels.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Please complete an online faculty application and upload a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience. The review of applications will begin on November 27, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. Academic rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience
For further information about this position, contact: COPCFacSearch@gwu.edu, noting the academic title of the posting.
Internal Number: 46759
About George Washington University
GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university has more than 20,000 students from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy.