The Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) of Emory University is recruiting a leader with a background in behavioral or social sciences, health education or a related area to serve as Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education (BSHE; www.sph.emory.edu/cms/departments_centers/bshe/). Applicants should have a PhD, MD, DrPH or equivalent terminal degree and qualify as a tenured full professor. The Chair will be expected to contribute to excellence in the Department by furthering its missions of research, teaching and service on the interaction of biological, behavioral, social, cultural, and historical processes as they contribute to the health and well-being of populations. The successful candidate will have administrative experience, an active program of research, and a collegial and effective approach to academic leadership. The Department Chair will be appointed the Rollins Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, supported by a school endowment.
The Department includes 32 full-time faculty members and over 60 jointly-appointed, adjunct and affiliated faculty members. BSHE faculty conduct research to address health disparities and social determinants, develop and test interventions informed by a social ecologic framework, and employ mixed, multi-level and participatory methods to improve population health in both domestic and global contexts. Supported by over $13 million in annual external funding, faculty investigators engage in research on a diverse range of issues including: cancer and chronic disease prevention, sexual health including HIV/AIDS risk reduction, tobacco and illicit substance use, mental health, and reproductive health. Faculty members have disciplinary backgrounds in psychology, health education, sociology, anthropology, public health, human development, and history, and many have joint appointments with other departments and schools at Emory. There is a strong tradition of collaboration between BSHE faculty and faculty from other departments in RSPH and the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences.
The Department enrolls approximately 80-90 MPH students each year and has a PhD program (4-6 enrolled each year). The Department is home to the CDC-funded Emory Prevention Research Center, the HRSA-funded Emory Public Health Training Center, the NIH-funded Prevention Sciences Core of the Emory Center for AIDS Research, the NIH-funded Center for Prevention Implementation Methodology, the NIH-funded Women's Interagency HIV Study and the CDC- and state-funded Tobacco and Diabetes Technical Assistance Consortium. Research and training collaborations occur between BSHE and a host of national and global Atlanta-based institutions, including the CDC, the American Cancer Society, the Carter Center, CARE USA, and the Task Force for Global Health. Scientists at these neighboring institutions contribute to the Department as researchers and co-investigators, course instructors, thesis advisors, and practicum preceptors.
The Rollins School of Public Health currently employs over 170 full-time faculty members and enrolls over 1000 full- and part-time graduate students in its MPH, MSPH and doctoral programs. The School is located on the Emory University campus, adjacent to the CDC, Emory’s Schools of Medicine and Nursing and a number of laboratory and clinical facilities. Emory is a major research university and member of the AAU; its endowment is among the largest of US universities. The university enrolls nearly 14,000 students, approximately half in undergraduate programs and half in graduate and professional programs, taught by 2500 faculty.
Applicants should send (preferably by email) a letter indicating their interest accompanied by a curriculum vita to: Dr. Paige Tolbert, Search Committee Chair c/o Laura Lloyd, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30322 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications will be kept confidential and references will not be contacted without the permission of applicants. Emory posting number 35137BR.
The starting date is negotiable and salary is commensurate with qualifications. We will start interviewing candidates in early Fall, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.
Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Applications from Women and Underrepresented Groups are Encouraged
(May 1, 2013)
One-year, Full-time Teaching Position, Cultural Anthropology, Shippensburg University
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Shippensburg University is seeking candidates for a temporary, one-year, full-time teaching position in cultural anthropology beginning August 2013. Preference will be given to candidates specializing in applied anthropology; geographical area is open. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four courses per semester, which will include two sections of an introductory course in cultural anthropology as well as two upper-level courses in the candidate’s areas of topical and regional specialization. An ABD in cultural anthropology is required; a Ph.D. is highly desirable.
Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial for application, official prior to an on-campus interview) to: Dr. Alice James, Anthropology Search Committee Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg PA 17257-2299. As part of a successful on-campus interview process, selected candidates will be expected to provide a demonstration of teaching effectiveness and evidence of understanding diverse populations.
Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, proof of eligibility to work in the U.S., as well as sufficient course enrollment and budget allocations. Review of application materials will begin on March 1 and continue until the position is filled. Shippensburg University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran’s status, sex/gender, sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Shippensburg offers employment benefits to domestic partners of employees. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. Visit our website at www.ship.edu.
(February 1, 2013)
Assistant Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI
Join the faculty of an exciting and growing academic Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at Indiana University, Indianapolis Campus. The Indianapolis Campus is the focal point of health professions education at Indiana University. The newly established IU School of Public Health is a rapidly growing institution whose mission is to cultivate innovative, interdisciplinary, community engaged education, research and service and prepare leaders in public health and health care.
The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and CEPH accredited public health program is recruiting two highly motivated behavioral scientists to teach public health courses, advise students, conduct research and engage in professional service.
The IU School of Public Health offers three PhD programs; an MPH program with concentrations in Social and Behavioral Sciences, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, and Biostatistics; and a Master of Health Administration program. The School also offers a Bachelor of Science in Public Health with majors in Community Health and Environmental Health Science and a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management.
The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences oversees the BSPH in Community Health and Social and Behavioral Concentration of the MPH program. Faculty within the Department have diverse research activities ranging from examining the role and impact of underlying determinants of health to cancer survivorship and chronic disease prevention in vulnerable populations. Our Department has well established relationships with community serving agencies; we are especially interested in candidates whose interests, prior research and training experience prepare them for this type of work. To learn more about the work done in the School and Department please visit our website at http://pbhealth.iupui.edu.
The faculty rank for these positions is open and will be determined based on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Applicants should have a research track record and interests in public health or a related discipline.
The successful candidates will have:
- A doctorate in public health or related social sciences (such as anthropology, human geography, psychology, sociology) with an emphasis on community engaged research, health disparities, vulnerable populations, and/or social determinants of health; preferably utilizing mixed methods in areas complementary to existing faculty interests.
- A developing or active program of funded research with high potential for external funding.
- Teaching experience or strong interest in teaching courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels in areas such as social and behavioral theory and methods, qualitative methods, intervention design, program planning and evaluation.
- Clear evidence of academic scholarship in the social and behavioral sciences or a closely related field.
Review of applications for these tenure track positions will begin December 1st, 2012 and continue until the positions are filled. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience. We are committed to building a diverse faculty and encourage and welcome applications from underrepresented groups and women.
Indianapolis is the capital of Indiana and the country's 11th largest city. It is large enough to play host to the Indianapolis 500 (the largest single-day sporting event in the world) and the 2012 Super Bowl, but small enough to personify small-town charm. Indianapolis offers superb cultural, educational, sports and dining opportunities. Residents enjoy low cost of living, short commute times, and high quality of life.
Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, cover letter and names/contact information of six references in the relevant areas described above. Electronic submissions should be addressed to Eric Wright, PhD and sent to Amanda Baldwin, Financial Services Coordinator for Administration and Finance, School of Public Health at email@example.com. Inquiries about the position should be sent to Lisa Staten, PhD, Department Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IUPUI is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution M/F/D.
(November 7, 2012)