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  • College of Health Sciences - Public Health


    Open December 14th, 2017 through April 30th, 2018


    The Department of Population Health and Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health at the University of California, Irvine announces the availability of a position of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF TEACHING, formally titled Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment/Security of Employment (LPSOE/LSOE). Applicants should hold a PhD, DrPH, MD or equivalent degree, and will be expected to establish a vigorous teaching program in any area of public health, including integrative health, health policy, and global health. Candidates should possess excellent pedagogical, writing, and editing skills. Those with expertise in teaching critical thinking (including but not limited to statistics and study design) and writing about public health issues for various audiences are particularly encouraged to apply. This series requires, in addition to excellent teaching and service, the candidate make outstanding and externally recognized contributions to the development of his or her specific discipline and/or pedagogy. The successful applicant will be expected to play a leadership role in coordinating the undergraduate public health degree curricula; to oversee the undergraduate public health practicum program; supervise students in directed and independent study; contribute to the graduate professional degree program; and participate in departmental service activities.

    The Program in Public Health at the University of California is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health, with more than 1,200 undergraduate majors (BA and BS); approximately 50 students in the MPH program with concentrations in environmental health, epidemiology, sociocultural diversity and health, and biostatistics; and a PhD in Public Health with concentrations in global health and disease prevention. The successful candidate will be able to teach at all these levels, including large undergraduate lecture courses. The normative teaching load for this position is in-line with the specifications of the University of California Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment/Security of Employment (LPSOE/LSOE) series.

    Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The Program in Public Health recognizes the value of diversity in its faculty and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Qualified applicants must have the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues.

    Application Process:

    To apply, please log onto UC Irvine's recruitment site located at

    Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for this position:
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Statement of Current Research
    4. Four Academic Reference Letters
    5. Statement of teaching interests and capabilities, including evidence of teaching effectiveness
    6. Samples of published writing
    7. Statement of Contributions to Diversity a) This is a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.

    UC Irvine is one of ten campuses of the highly regarded University of California system. With approximately 29,000 students, 1,100 faculty members, a highly ranked medical school, our campus offers a wealth of opportunities for research collaboration and is ranked among the top 10 public universities in the US. Established in 2003, our rapidly growing Program in Public Health offers BA, BS, MPH, and PhD degrees in a variety of emphasis areas. The U.S. News and World Report recently ranked our MPH program as #10 in the country. More information is available on our web site at

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
    Job location Irvine, CA


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    Posted: 2/28/2018
    Application Due: 4/29/2018
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