*Note this posting is for a 100% hard-funded, 9-month academic year, tenure track position*
The Department of Health Administration in the School of Health Sciences at the University of New Haven is seeking to hire a tenure track faculty member in the area of public health. Preferred areas of specialization include health informatics, health education and promotion, and/or global health. This is a position to be filled for Fall 2019.
The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences educates competent, caring health professionals by delivering innovative, interdisciplinary healthcare education and services that are student-centered, focused on excellence, with a global reach. The School aims to be a regional destination and nationally recognized leader for healthcare education and services at the forefront of healthcare for the 21st century. The School of Health Sciences is comprised of four undergraduate and three graduate programs offered on its West Haven, Connecticut campus. The School’s faculty include 55 full-time and clinical faculty, an on-campus Dental Center and a Health Sciences Simulation Laboratory.
The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences is one of the most progressive health science schools in the US for its approach to integrate all health professionals – from technicians to physicians – in an interdisciplinary, interprofessional educational experience focused on its three primary pillars: prevention, professional ethics, and health technology. The School has embarked upon a 10-year plan of launching one new academic program each year for the next 10 years. This includes the creation of a market competitive health sciences core curriculum, the creation of innovative dual admission programs, and the creation of new clinical and non-clinical health programs in public health, digital health, athletic training, rehabilitation sciences and more. The School of Health Sciences has strong relationships with multiple health systems in the southern New England region that provide ample opportunities for research, community partnerships, and other collaborations.
The planned Master in Public Health degree program is anticipated to launch in Fall 2019. This program will be the first new program in the School of Health Sciences and is projected to grow to over 100 students in the next 5 years. The MPH Program is a 42-credit master’s degree with 33 credits of required public health competency coursework and 9 elective credits focused in areas including health informatics, health education and promotion, and global health. The program will seek CEPH Accreditation.
Teach 5-6 courses per year at the undergraduate or graduate level
Advise and mentor students in the School of Health Sciences, specifically MPH students
Serve on departmental, college, and university level committees
Engage in an active scholarly research agenda in public health
An earned doctorate degree in public health, health policy, or related discipline
Demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level
Experience advising, mentoring or coaching students or peers
Experience with accredited public health programs and continuous quality improvement of academic programs
Experience working in diverse, multidisciplinary teams
Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background investigation. The hiring salary for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity.
The University of New Haven is committed to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The University seeks candidates whose teaching, research and/or service has prepared them to contribute diversity and inclusion in our academic community. Applicants are asked to submit a diversity and inclusion statement explaining how their teaching, scholarship and/or service, contributes to building and supporting diverse and inclusive communities.
Interested candidates should submit a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter including teaching philosophy, recent teaching evaluations, a diversity and inclusion statement and contact information for at least three professional references to http://apply.interfolio.com/57769. Applications will be reviewed through December 2018 and interviews with select candidates will be conducted in January and February 2019. You must reference the search number# 18-23F in the subject line to help ensure proper delivery.