Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Public HealthSchool/Division:School of Health Professions and Human ServicesOffice:Department of Health ProfessionsFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:Hofstra University, a private, nonsectarian, co-educational institution, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor faculty position in the Department of Health Professions. The successful candidate will join a vibrant MPH Program to teach, engage in scholarship and serve internal and external communities alongside a multi-disciplinary faculty and a diverse student body with a deep commitment to enhancing social justice.

Hofstra’s CEPH-accredited Generalist MPH Program prepares students for careers as scholar-advocates. We place a high priority on community collaboration, interdisciplinary problem-solving, skill application, critical thinking, and teaching students to be good users and doers of research. Our program is enhanced by the community in which we are located. Nassau County is one of the country’s first suburbs and one of the most culturally, ethnically, and racially diverse communities in the nation. Nassau County is also home to one of the largest health care systems in the United States, Northwell Health. Our program draws on the extensive expertise and resources of Northwell Health, providing an unparalleled training ground for our students. To learn more please visit:

Hofstra University is located on Long Island, just 25 miles east of New York City on a beautiful 240-acre campus that is a nationally-recognized arboretum. The University enrolls over 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students. Of the 10 schools and one college at Hofstra, half were established in the last five years, underscoring the tremendous growth and innovation occurring. The School of Health Professions and Human Services is Hofstra’s home to three flourishing departments: Health Professions; Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences; and Counseling and Mental Health Professions. The Department of Health Professions is home to four undergraduate programs (Athletic Training; Community Health; Exercise Science; Health Sciences), six graduate programs (Health Administration; Health Information Technology; Health Professions Education; Public Health; Occupational Therapy; Sports Science) and two advanced certificate programs.
Qualifications:Candidates must hold a PhD, DrPH, or MD by 1 August 2021, in Public Health, Global Health, Population Health Sciences, Sociomedical Sciences, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, or closely related public health discipline (includes, but are not limited to, Statistics, Economics, Medicine, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy, and Sociology). Preference will be given to candidates with an established record or demonstrated potential for teaching excellence, collaborative scholarly activity, mentoring students, and working with local healthcare and community groups. Application Instructions:To apply, send a letter of interest (including a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service), curriculum vitae, sample published or publish-ready paper, teaching evaluations (if applicable), and three letters of recommendations from references that can speak about teaching, research and service accomplishments via email to Corinne Kyriacou, PhD, Chairperson at [email protected] Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Department of Health Professions Statement on Diversity:
A diverse faculty, reflective of our student body and local communities, is a more informed faculty, better equipped to pursue meaningful scholarship and to educate and prepare students for working, leading and engaging with a multicultural, global society.

Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 01/29/2021Posting Number: 897215




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Posted: 1/30/2021
Application Due: 5/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time