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Employer: University of Southern Maine
Located in: Portland, Maine
Degree Required: PhD
The University of Southern Maine’s Public Health Program at the Muskie School of Public Service invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Professor starting September 1, 2019. We are seeking candidates who are interested in teaching in our generalist public health program and conducting research that complements our existing portfolio.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong interest in contributing to the growth of our academic program. The candidate will be responsible for teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Successful candidates will have expertise that complements and expands that of current faculty in areas that may include: health management and health services delivery, community health, health promotion, environmental health, and public health program planning and implementation. A commitment to research and scholarship as well as a dedication to departmental, university and public service is expected.
The Muskie School of Public Service offers masters’ degrees in Public Health and Policy, Planning and Management; undergraduate degrees in Geography/Anthropology and Tourism and Hospitality. The School’s nationally recognized research, evaluation, and technical assistance portfolio operates as the Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy. The Cutler Institute has 150 faculty and staff with over $24 million in external federal, state, and foundation support. Expertise and projects within the Cutler Institute span population health, including health policy, aging and disability, child and family policy, and justice policy. In addition, the Muskie School includes the Maine Public Health Institute, one of 40 nationally-recognized Institutes that focuses on advancing public health practice and improving population health. Read more about the Public Health program through: https://usm.maine.edu/public-health
The University community is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates.
Required: PhD in Public Health or a closely related field, with teaching expertise that complements and expands that of our existing faculty. Potential areas of emphasis may include health management, health service delivery, community health, health promotion, environmental health or public health program planning and implementation. Candidates will demonstrate evidence of teaching experience, potential for developing and sustaining successful scholarship and research, a focus on student success and inclusive teaching, and a commitment to service and community engagement.
Preferred: A PhD from a CEPH-accredited public health program, record of research funding, some previous teaching experience at the graduate level and online, prior experience with curriculum development and supervising student capstone projects.
Posted on 10/18/2018
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