Assistant Professor of Public Health – Tenure Track
The Public Health program at Hartwick College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in August 2022. We seek candidates with expertise in Public Health or Population Health and will also consider candidates with disciplinary training in related fields, for example, Medicine, Health Economics, Sociology of Healthcare, Community Nursing, Health Policy, Health Administration, the History of Medicine, and possibly others
We especially seek candidates who are eager to educate undergraduate students about public health and participate in the college’s FlightPath curriculum of general education, mentorship, and career preparation. The region surrounding Hartwick affords the successful candidate opportunities to engage in research on rural community health and/or refugee health, and to partner with county health departments, non-profit public health organizations, and researchers at Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, New York. Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree in Public Health or closely related field (ex. Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Biology, Economics, Political Science) with a specialization relevant to public health, by the time of the appointment. Specific teaching assignments will include Foundations of Public Health, Global Public Health, the Senior Capstone, and occasionally Epidemiology.
The position will also be expected to develop other electives in the candidate’s area of expertise. Teaching load will average 20 semester credit hours or their equivalent per academic year, and all faculty members teach during the College’s distinctive four-week January Term. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence and innovation in undergraduate teaching, actively engage in scholarly or creative activities, and work closely with students and support staff in a small college environment. Committee service and academic advising also are expected for tenure and promotion.
An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1200 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with teaching excellence as the first priority. Located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, the College features Flightpath, a curriculum designed to give every student a flexible, individualized learning experience that integrates coursework, co-curricular activities, and work experience to cultivate their distinctive strengths and prepare them for the future.
Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. The College permits “shared positions” so partners may apply individually or for one shared appointment. Additional information about Hartwick (an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research) and the Department may be found on our web site at www.hartwick.edu.
Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. As such, employment at Hartwick College is contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check.
To apply, please send:
a cover letter specifying the position you are applying for and addressing teaching philosophy, teaching interests, and research interests, including evidence of teaching and scholarly excellencea curriculum vitae including contact information for three professional references (these should include a current or former supervisor). This is uploaded into the resume section of our hiring system, a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement.three letters of reference, emailed by each referee directly to the Office of Academic Affairs at [email protected].
Questions about the position may be directed to the search chair, Dr. Lisle Dalton at [email protected]
.Review of applications will begin in mid-January and continue until the position is filled.
Visit the following website to apply: https://hartwickcollege.applytojob.com/apply/hEryviXg3k/Assistant-Professor-Of-Public-Health