The Jefferson College of Population Health is recruiting a senior faculty member at the Associate level to fill a full-time faculty position in the College’s growing public health program. The position is full-time, based in Philadelphia, and is tenure-eligible. The ideal candidate will be student-centered and an accomplished scholar and teacher with a record of peer-reviewed publications, extramural funding, and excellent teaching evaluations. Candidates from all public health sub-specializations are welcomed to apply, particularly candidates from underrepresented minority groups with expertise and interest in conducting research and teaching courses in health disparities and/or health equity.
Major Job Duties
As a senior faculty member, the Associate Professor will work with other faculty, College leadership, staff, and students to continue to strengthen the public health program’s national reputation and contribute to the overall success of the College and University. Specific job duties include:
Developing, revising, and teaching courses in the public health program, including electives.
Participating on shared governance committees, including the MPH Curriculum Sub-Committee.
Giving career and academic advising to students, as needed.
Representing the public health program at relevant community events, recruiting events, and on College and University
committees, as appropriate.
Conducting extramurally-funded research and publishing papers in peer-reviewed scholarly journals.
Providing service to professional and scholarly societies.
Other duties, as assigned.
Qualifications for this position are commensurate with those expected of a senior faculty member at the associate level in other accredited schools/programs of public health. Specifically, this includes:
Being student-centered, collegial, and collaborative.
Experience teaching public health courses at the graduate level.
Solid track record of extramural funding
Scholarship in peer-reviewed journals.
Ability and desire to mentor and advise student researchers.
Terminal degree in a related field (i.e., PhD, DrPH, MD, DO, etc.)
Thomas Jefferson University is a large academic health system with 14 hospitals and 19 outpatient centers throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. We are nationally ranked in 10 specialty areas including cancer, ophthalmology, orthopedics, cardiology, neurology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, and others. The Jefferson College of Population Health is one of 10 academic colleges in the university and is the first such college established in the United States. For more information about Thomas Jefferson University and the College of Population Health, please visit: Jefferson.edu/PopulationHealth.
Terminal degree in a related field (PhD, DrPH, MD, DO, etc.) and a record of research and scholarship commensurate with senior faculty members at the associate level in other accredited schools/programs of public health.
The position will be filled immediately, with an anticipated start date in Summer/Fall 2019. For more information on this position, please contact Dr. Billy Oglesby, Interim Dean, at Billy.Oglesby@Jefferson.edu.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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About Jefferson College of Population Health
We are the first college of population health established in the United States with an unwavering focus on improving population health in the United States and around the world. We train leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to transform the delivery of health services by working within and across critical stakeholder groups, including healthcare providers and delivery systems, health insurance companies and third-party payers, drug and device manufacturers, government and other regulators and accreditors, technology companies, management consulting firms, and community organizations.
To accomplish this, we offer graduate programs in all key areas of population health improvement: applied health economics and outcomes research, health policy and administration, healthcare quality and safety, operational excellence, population health sciences, population health management, and public health. We also publish seminal texts and academic journals and that define, sustain, and propel our field. We are heavily engaged with leading firms in population health through consulting,
R&D, and thought leadership and we host the largest industry-focused annual conference solely focused on population health improvement.