Temple University’s College of Public Health strives to solve health’s complexities for a better tomorrow. Our faculty prepare researchers, practitioners and educators to collaborate across disciplines to understand community needs, create evidence-based solutions, and deliver effective, compassionate care. We invite applications for early career tenure track faculty starting as early as January 2020.
Qualifications. We seek individuals committed to collaborative, interdisciplinary research in Public Health and aligned health and social welfare disciplines. Applicants with research focused on any serious mental illness will be considered; but those with agendas focused on the development, implementation, and dissemination of innovative community mental health interventions are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in public health or a relevant discipline. Preferred applicants will demonstrate involvement in funded research and strong potential to secure external independent funding to support their research. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with credentials and experience. Rank is open at the level of Assistant Professor dependent on qualifications. We value diversity and seek individuals committed to inclusive practices in education and research.
The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Our 24 faculty strive to promote healthy communities and train students to excel in public health practice and research. We are committed to understanding and addressing the needs of vulnerable and underserved populations by leading and engaging in public health education, research, and service, often in collaboration with community partners. Our robust BSPH program, live and online MPH programs, and a PhD Program prepares graduates for exciting career paths as community health educators, counselors and practitioners, policy makers and trailblazing researchers. The Department has research strengths in health behavior change theory and interventions; mental illness and community integration; health communication; child and maternal health; organ and tissue donation; obesity prevention and intervention; and cancer prevention, control and survivorship. The Department ranks first in the College for research expenditures and is committed to using research to inform instructional content and methods. Faculty collaborate with colleagues within the College of Public Health as well as with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University Hospital, CPH Center for Obesity Research and Education, Fox Chase Cancer Center, and government and non-profit organizations. The Department is home to the Collaborative on Community Inclusion, a center that conducts research and knowledge translation activities to improve community inclusion of individuals with psychiatric disabilities.
The College. Devoted to an interprofessional environment for academic programming and research, the College of Public Health, a CEPH-accredited school of public health, is a constellation of academic units of public health, social work and health profession disciplines, enrolling 4,300 students. The College’s research focuses on social, behavioral, and environmental inquiries, medical/health interventions, and basic science and is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and other major funders. The College has recently launched a new Center focused on Community Engaged Research and Practice. We are harnessing the collective energies of our clinical disciplines through an emerging, innovative framework for interprofessional education.
The University. Temple is an urban, research-intensive Carnegie R1 university located in historic and culturally rich Philadelphia, the nation’s 6th largest city. The city was ranked 3rd by the New York Times as a world tourist destination. The National Science Foundation ranks Temple among the top 100 universities in the country for research expenditures. Temple is the 6th largest provider of professional education in the nation and includes Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Law, and Dentistry and research centers including CPH’s Center for Obesity Research and Education.
To Apply. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter detailing research and teaching experience, and names and contact information of 3 references via email to Dr. Stephen Lepore at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer committed to inclusivity.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Temple University College of Public Health
The College of Public Health, a constellation of 9 academic units of public health, health profession and social work disciplines, enrolls nearly 5,000 students in 8 undergraduate and 28 graduate degree programs. The College has seen remarkable growth and organizational expansion in configuration of programs, research profile, increase in rankings, and interdisciplinary collaboration. The College’s research focuses on medical interventions, social, behavioral, and environmental inquiries, and basic science and is sponsored by NIH, NSF, and other major funders. Collaborations include Fox Chase Cancer Center, the Center for Obesity Research and Education, Temple’s University Health System, other health systems, community health centers, and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health. Temple is an urban, research-intensive university located in Philadelphia. The University is moving up quickly in rankings. Temple is ranked by the National Science Foundation as among the top 100 universities in the country for research expenditures. Temple is the 6th largest provider of professional education in the U.S. and includes Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Law, and Dentistry. Temple... is located in historic and culturally rich Philadelphia, the nation’s 5th largest city. The city was ranked 3rd by the New York Times as a world tourist destination.