Part-Time Faculty Positions - Department of Community Health

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Part-Time Faculty Positions

Department of Community Health

School of Arts & Sciences at Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts

The undergraduate Department of Community Health invites applications for part-time faculty in community/public health at the rank of Lecturer. Positions are for a 1-semester or 1-year initial contract with possibility of renewal and are included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement for part-time lecturers (Service Employees International Union). We seek courses in the following areas: global health, healthcare delivery systems (U.S. and comparative), health inequities (e.g., mental health, reproductive health) and statistical methods. At least one course taught will be a large lecture course Introduction to Community Health. A listing of our curricular offerings is available at  Faculty could teach between 1 and 3 courses depending on areas of expertise.


Candidates should hold a doctoral degree or equivalent in one of the following areas: public health, social sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, environmental health, or a related health field. University level teaching with undergraduates is strongly 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 Procedures

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation, submitted directly to Interfolio by the recommenders. For additional information or assistance with interfolio, applicants may contact Yolanta Kovalko, Department Administrator ([email protected]).

Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2019 and the search will continue until the position is filled. The start date is September 1, 2019. For additional information about the Department of Community Health at Tufts, please visit our website:

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




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Posted: 6/11/2019
Application Due: 8/10/2019
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