Assistant/Associate Professor in Public Health, Arcadia University

Posted by Arcadia University on June 8, 2015

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and a
national leader in study abroad and international education. Approximately 3,900
students study at Arcadia, with 2,400 undergraduate students choosing from more than 65 fields of study. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world.

Arcadia’s College of Health Sciences (CHS) houses the University’s Community and
Global Public Health/Health Education Programs, Genetic Counseling, Medical Science
(Physician Assistant Studies), and Physical Therapy programs. Through evidence-based
practice and project-based learning, these programs prepare health professionals for
success in a rapidly changing global environment, with applied public health internships, pro bono clinical thesis work, clinical rotations, international fieldwork, and multicultural assessment. Graduates of Arcadia’s CHS programs are at the forefront of their respective fields and employed with leading health organizations.

The MPH Program in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University invites
applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Community & Global Public
Health at the Assistant or Associate level. Programs offered within the department
include an MPH in Community Health, MPH dual degrees with the Physician Assistant,
Physical Therapy, International Peace and Conflict Resolution, and Counseling programs, an MS in Health Education, and an undergraduate minor in Global Public Health. We are seeking a candidate who is committed to balancing teaching with research and service at the university and professional levels. Opportunities are available to expand initiatives that are at the core of Arcadia’s international focus and global health mission. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in public health, advising graduate students with curricular decisions, supervising capstone projects, advising internship students, serving on department and university committees, conducting independent and collaborative research, participating in regional as well as national public health meetings and presenting and publishing in appropriate outlets.

The following qualifications are required: a Ph.D. in public health, a Dr.PH. or a
Doctorate in a related field with an M.P.H. degree preferred and teaching experience on
the undergraduate and/or graduate level with experience teaching in various modalities.
Research and teaching along with public health practice experience in the area of
epidemiology, biostatistics, health informatics, health policy, and/or program
planning/evaluation, are preferred. A focused research agenda and scholarly publications appropriate to career level are required. Experience working in global settings either domestically or abroad preferred. Experience in academic program leadership is highly desirable.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of four
academic/professional references, and a brief statement of teaching philosophy, research and leadership objectives should be sent electronically as PDF documents to

Required documents for application:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information for four professional references
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Research and Leadership objectives

A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is hired. Applicants should be prepared to send copies of academic publications, teaching evaluations, academic transcripts and grant documents upon request. References will only be contacted for finalists.

Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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