Full-time Lecturer - Community Health

Medford, MA
Jun 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences


Full-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)

The undergraduate Department of Community Health at Tufts University invites applications for a full time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer for the academic year 2018-2019. The search is open, but there is a particular interest in the area of global health. Subfields or areas of expertise could include one or more of the following: intervention or implementation research on health programs and policies, communicable or non-communicable diseases, health and climate change, and data science, involving the use of quantitative methods to analyze large datasets.

The faculty member is expected to teach undergraduate courses in the department, advise undergraduate Community Health students on course planning, senior honors theses, and other matters related to the department; and participate in department, school, and university-wide service. The position includes teaching and service with full 9-month salary support.


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in a field relevant to community health at the time of application. Relevant fields include: public health, social behavioral science, epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, environmental health, or a related health or social science field. University-level teaching experience is required and experience with undergraduates is preferred. A successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, working with a diverse student population, and dedication to collaboration with faculty within and beyond the department, such as other departments within the School of Arts and Sciences, the Tisch College for Civic Engagement, the Tufts School of Medicine, and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Application Instructions

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/51173. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a C.V., a statement of teaching philosophy, and have three confidential letters of recommendation directly submitted to Interfolio by the recommenders. In addition, applicants should submit teaching evaluations if available.

Questions about the position should be directed to Yolanta Kovalko, Community Health Department Administrator, by email ([email protected]).

Review of applications will start on July 1st and continue until the position is filled.

EEO Statement

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling Johny Laine in the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617.627.3298 or at [email protected]. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at http://oeo.tufts.edu.