Assistant Professor of Public Health, Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
The Department of Public Health & Prevention Science at Baldwin Wallace University invites applications for (2) two tenure-track faculty positions from qualified candidates with strong teaching and research experience in the following areas: i) Spatial epidemiology/Data Sciences/Health Informatics with expertise and a strong record of application of modern methods of data collection (i.e., mobile apps, social media, remote sensing, ecological momentary assessment) and advanced spatial analytics (i.e., GIS mapping, temporal-spatial analysis, risk surface modeling); ii) Health education and promotion/ community health. The anticipated start date for these positions is August 1, 2019.
The Department of Public Health and Prevention Science is an innovative and rapidly growing department within the University. The Department offers both a vibrant and well-established Undergraduate Program (BSPH) and a graduate program (MPH) focused on Population Health management and promotion. Our MPH program is unique in that it is developed in partnership with The MetroHealth Hospital System, a nationally ranked public healthcare system located in Cleveland, Ohio. We are committed to creating a supportive, challenging, and experiential academic experience with intentional connections between the classroom and applied learning. The faculty research within the department is funded by NIH, CDC, HRSA, State and Local Government and Private Foundations.
The successful candidate will be expected to: i) teach within both the Undergraduate and Graduate programs as well as contribute to University's Core curriculum; ii) establish and maintain an independent and/or collaborative research program with extramural funding; iii) serve on department and University committees; and v) assume other duties as assigned according to the successful candidate's strengths and weaknesses.
The Department provides opportunities to work collaboratively within an exciting multi-disciplinary environment with strengths that include Global Health, Health Disparities, LGBT Health, Substance Abuse Prevention & Harm Reduction, HIV/AIDS, and Chronic Disease Management. The Department has ongoing programmatic collaborations with local and international healthcare and community-based agencies.
Required Qualifications: i) PhD or DrPH in spatial epidemiology/ health analytics/ data science/ community health/ health education & health promotion, and/or a relevant Public Health discipline from an accredited Graduate Public Health Program; ii) Prior teaching experience and/or evidence of competence in teaching university-level public health courses; iii) Ability to articulate research agenda and/or demonstrate scholarship in spatial epidemiology/health analytics/community health/ population health management, and/or promotion, and/or expertise in using novel population health research techniques; iv) Expertise in advance analytical methods using large datasets; v) expertise in GIS applications.
Preferred Qualifications: i) Post-doctoral experiences; ii) Demonstrated capabilities in attracting extramural research funding, iv) Experience in working with domestic and/or international public health and/or community-based agencies, v) vii) Training/knowledge of the Social Determinants of Health, including social justice and health equity, iv) CHES/MCHES/CPH or eligible.
Baldwin Wallace University is a comprehensive university located 14 miles Southwest of Cleveland. The University offers an outstanding benefits package including, but not limited to, funding for professional travel, summer grant opportunities, and tuition benefits for immediate family members. For two decades, Baldwin Wallace University has been listed among top colleges and universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. The University is strongly committed to teaching excellence and to the personal and professional development of its students. The University seeks to attract an engaged, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in pedagogy, committed to scholarship, performance excellence and service to the institution.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research, as well the names and contact information for three current professional references in one (1) Word document or one (1) PDF and submit via the To Apply link on HR's Employment and Careers' webpage at https://www.bw.edu/employment/
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