Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) is seeking a faculty member (Assistant or Associate Professor rank) for a full-time (12-month) position in our CEPH-accredited MPH Program. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or other relevant terminal degree in a directly related field. Knowledge of SAS is required, and other statistical packages (e.g., R, SPSS, STATA) is desirable. Candidates with a strong commitment to teaching and research are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities for this faculty position include teaching graduate courses, advising and mentoring graduate students, serving on Program and University committees, participating in Program assessment activities, and ensuring that the Program continues to meet all external accreditation requirements. Candidates must demonstrate research potential and the ability to collaborate across disciplines.
The MPH Program enrolls an average of 50 new students per year, with specialty tracks in Epidemiology and Health Management and Policy. Graduate Certificates are also offered. Students typically complete the MPH degree in two years by taking courses for five consecutive terms. Residential classes are held during evening hours, and some courses are delivered in an online or hybrid format.
The region offers many opportunities for research collaboration with investigators in both healthcare and community-based settings. Notable campus centers include the Strelitz Diabetes Institute, the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, the Glennan Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, and the M. Foscue Brock Institute for Community and Global Health. The Master of Public Health Program enjoys close relationships with the School of Medicine, health care providers, and public health communities. EVMS shares the Eastern Virginia Medical Center campus with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital (one of 11 acute care hospitals in a top integrated healthcare system) and Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters (part of a multi-specialty health system offering comprehensive pediatric care).
The position offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience and level of appointment. Applications will be reviewed as received, and the position will remain open until filled. The desired start date is fall 2021.
Quality of Life: Located in the city of Norfolk, EVMS serves the southeastern region of Virginia known as Hampton Roads, as well as northeastern North Carolina. The area provides easy access to Virginia Beach, the Outer Banks, mountains, Washington D.C., and the state capital of Richmond. Norfolk/Virginia Beach was Places Rated Almanac’s #1 metropolitan area for recreation. Live and work in an environment abundant with history, culture, and education.
Applications are required to be submitted electronically at: www.evms.edu/careers. Please submit a cover letter outlining your background, purpose and interests; a CV; and names and contact information of three professional references. Direct inquiries to: Faculty Search Committee, Dr. Brian C. Martin, email@example.com.
Applicants for this position must be authorized to work in the U.S. as part of a pre-condition of employment.
EVMS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, and Drug and Tobacco Free workplace.
Internal Number: 1421401
About Eastern Virginia Medical School
EVMS is one of the only medical schools in the nation founded by the community, for the community. We are focused not only on preparing the next generation of health-care providers, but also on translating discovery into better health care for the people of Hampton Roads. Our vision is to become the most community-oriented school of medicine and health professions in the United States.
While the benefits of discoveries at EVMS are felt globally, our research, education and patient care efforts grow from the needs of the people in our southeastern Virginia community:
-EVMS faculty provides medical education and leadership for the next generation of top physicians, health professionals and researchers.
-EVMS Medical Group physicians care for more than 1,000 patients daily.
-EVMS’ research endeavors focus on the region’s most pressing health issues.
-EVMS drives an annual $824 million in local economic activity.
The mission of the EVMS MPH Program is to educate and train public health professionals through excellence in competency-based education, scholarship, and service learning focused primarily on Hampton Roads and the surrounding regions. These activities will also sup...port the Hampton Roads public health workforce development.
Students specialize in one of two tracks:
-Health Management and Policy
The Graduate Program in Public Health has been fully accredited since 2000 by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). This accreditation was renewed in 2020 for five years. The State Council on Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) approved the Program in 1999. The Program is also a member of ASPH, Association of Schools of Public Health.