The Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position at the rank of Associate Professor in the area of Global Health. The expected start date is July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.
The Dalla Lana School of Public Health is seeking a scholar with the demonstrated ability to lead large-scale global health research and education initiatives with demonstrable impacts. This position relates directly to the diverse set of opportunities for research and training that are emerging across the School, in partnership with academic institutions in multiple regions. Candidates must have either a PhD in Public Health or a related field, with a demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in teaching and research as well as demonstrated experience in research leadership and training in a global health related field. We seek candidates whose teaching and research interests complement and strengthen our existing strengths (see http://www.dlsph.utoronto.ca/).
The successful applicant will have extensive knowledge of and experience in research in population and public health, health policy, health systems, and implementation research, with particular emphasis on the study of public health policy interventions, their health and health equity impacts. The successful applicant will also have established connections and a demonstrated ability to communicate with senior academics, policy makers, donors and other key decision-makers in the global health arena within and outside of Canada. The applicant will also have prior experience working with governance structures, managing teams of professional and administrative staff. The successful candidate must have the demonstrated ability, as evidenced through the application materials, to assist the Faculty in building an area of research strength in global health.
The candidate will be expected to sustain and lead their own innovative and independent research program at the highest international level and to maintain an outstanding, competitive, and externally funded program of original research with relevance to global health policy. Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence as demonstrated by a sustained record of high-impact publications in relevant journals, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, distinguished grants and awards, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier, a teaching statement, sample course syllabi, and the teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application, as well as strong letters of reference.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Established by Royal Charter in 1827, the University of Toronto is the largest and most prestigious research-intensive university in Canada, located in one of the world's great cities. The University has more than 19,000 faculty and staff, some 73,000 students enrolled across three campuses, an annual budget of $1.8 billion, including $376 million in externally funded research, an additional $469 million in research funding in the affiliated teaching hospitals, and one of the premier research libraries in North America.
The Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH; http://www.dlsph.utoronto.ca/) has an illustrious history that began in the 1920’s and continued with a recent renaissance beginning in 2008 (see synopsis at http://www.dlsph.utoronto.ca/about/). The most prominent School of Public Health in Canada, the DLSPH now has a roster of over 800 students, and greater than $27 million in annual research expenditures. It houses the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health, major initiatives related to Healthy Cities, Big Data for Health, Quality Improvement, and Clinical Public Health, partnerships with institutions throughout Toronto that comprise the largest health-science research complex in Canada, alliances with multiple international partners and a central location in one of the most dynamic, multi-ethnic and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, and teaching evaluations), up to three sample publications, and a statement outlining current and future research interests. For questions regarding this position, please contact email@example.com.
Applicants must also ask three referees to send letters (signed and on letterhead) directly to Konstantina Kollias, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the closing date.
All application materials, including letters of reference, must be received by January 07, 2020. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.