Assistant/Associate Professor - Public Health
Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health
School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science
- Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor - Public Health
- Department: School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science
- Job Posted On: July 11, 2019
- Job Start Date: August, 2020
- Job Status: Permanent Tenure-Track
- Search Type: Global Search
- Job Post ID: 1050
The School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) invites applications for a full time, Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor position in Public Health beginning August, 2020. TCNJ currently offers a Bachelor of Science major and minor in Public Health, a five-year and traditional Masters of Public Health with tracks in precision health, global health, and health communication, and a Graduate Certificate in Public Health.
The successful candidate will be responsible for effective teaching, scholarship, professional development, service, and advising. The typical teaching load is three courses per semester. Teaching responsibilities will comprise undergraduate and graduate courses, including foundational courses and electives in the applicant's area of expertise. Applicants must be committed to engaging undergraduate and graduate students in research experiences and actively participate in TCNJ's a teacher-scholar model.
Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Public Health or related field, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Data Science or related field, and experience in MPH/BS and certificate programs. We are seeking faculty whose education and research focuses on Precision Health (big data, biological and/or genomics public health approaches) to teach courses such as: Health Analytics, Health Informatics, Health Economics, Health Genomics and Biostatistics for Public Health. Other substantive areas will also be considered. Qualified candidates with additional administrative experience including CEPH accreditation and student-faculty research are urged to apply. Candidates must demonstrate a strong research agenda, have experience in building partnerships and be successful obtaining internal and external funding. Successful experience building programs in public health and the ability to advance interdisciplinary program development engaging all seven schools at TCNJ are also preferred.
Founded in 1855, The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), ranked one of the 100 Best Colleges to Work by The Chronicle of Higher Education, is a highly selective, comprehensive, residential institution recognized as one of the outstanding public colleges in the country. TCNJ has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Emphasizing a residential experience for its nearly 6,000 undergraduates, TCNJ is one of Barron's 75 "Most Competitive" American colleges, and U.S. News & World Report No. 1 public institution of its kind in the northern region of the country. The College also offers focused graduate programs in public health, business, nursing, education and English. TCNJ was awarded, in 2006, a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10% of colleges and universities nationally. TCNJ faculty members are teacher scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of NYC and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty. TCNJ has 39 major buildings, including the 4th-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools:
* Arts & Communication
* Humanities & Social Sciences
* Nursing, Health, & Exercise Science
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the contact information for three references Applications will begin being reviewed in October, 2019. Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
The College of New Jersey is an Affirmative-Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.