Title: Open Rank Teaching/Clinical Faculty
Organization: Northeastern University Bouve College of Health Sciences
Summary of Position
The Department of Health Sciences, in Bouvé College at Northeastern University, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position devoted to Public Health Promotion and Evaluation. This is a 52-week appointment, renewable annually. Faculty title/rank is dependent upon experience and qualifications. The Department of Health Sciences is a CEPH accredited Public Health Program that offers a Bachelor of Science degree with over 700 undergraduate majors, as well as a Master of Public Health and a PhD in Population Health. The department also includes Master of Health Informatics and Master of Science in Exercise Sciences degree programs. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. The earliest start date for this role is Spring 2022.
Northeastern has identified health as one of three major University-wide interdisciplinary strategic initiatives, and the University is making a major investment in interdisciplinary health research. In the last few years, we have hired faculty in personal health informatics, data science and visualization (with a health data emphasis), racism and health, environmental health, health systems, health policy, global health, population health, and health administration.
Teaching faculty are expected to provide service to the department/college/university. This service may include student advising, committee work, curriculum development, program assessment, and recruiting activities. Engagement in scholarship and/or continuing professional development is required. Our institution values highly the scholarship of teaching and supports scholarly/research activities in the faculty member’s areas of interest.
Our preferred candidate will have PhD or DrPH in Public Health or related field by the appointment start date with expertise in Health Education, Program Evaluation and/or Social/Behavioral Sciences. Applicants should have a strong and established background of excellence in teaching and a demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse community of students. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Northeastern University is committed to building, supporting, and retaining, a culturally diverse faculty. Applicants should include in their cover letters information regarding their teaching, scholarship and/or service that have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, particularly in the health sciences.
Candidates should have a strong background, or posses the aptitude, in public health program design, implementation and evaluation, as well as expertise in health education and community-engaged programs. We are seeking candidates from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will present a strong foundation in the social and behavioral sciences, health behavior change theory, community needs assessments and/or intervention design. The candidate’s background may focus on areas such as health equity, socioeconomic determinants of health, structural racism, substance use, mental health, health technologies, and/or environmental health.
Candidates should have, or demonstrate ability, for teaching excellence at either the graduate or undergraduate level in a university setting. Teaching faculty are expected to engage in curriculum development and assessment, as well as classroom and online teaching. Preferred candidates will have, or demonstrate ability, for a background in experiential learning and practical applications of public health programs in diverse community settings.
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