Public Health Program Director, Thomas Jefferson University

Posted by Thomas Jefferson University on July 11, 2016

The Program Director is responsible for the curricular integrity and instructional quality of the College’s MPH, Public Health Certificate and dual degree programs in medicine (MD/MPH; DO/MPH), pharmacy (PharmD/MPH), law (JD/MPH) and social work (MSS/MPH). This oversight includes curricular planning, implementation, and evaluation; Clerkship (practicum) and Capstone (Integrated Experience) projects; recruitment and supervision of full and part-time faculty; and student recruitment. The Director oversees development of College scholarship, service, continuing education and workforce development initiatives related to public health research and practice, both within the University and the larger community, and serves as the College’s primary program representative to the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).

The successful candidate will hold faculty rank commensurate with their academic qualifications and is expected to teach courses in the public health program, supervise Capstone projects, engage in scholarship that leads to peer-reviewed presentations and publications in the national arena, and serve on various College and University committees.

The ideal candidate will hold a doctoral degree (DrPH or PhD) in public health or a public health-related field, present a portfolio of demonstrated research/scholarship and have 10+ years of experience in teaching/curriculum development and public health practice.

The MPH Program Director reports to the JCPH Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs.

To apply for this position, please send a curriculum vitae including a list of three professional references by e-mail to Caroline Golab, PhD, Associate Dean for Academic and Students Affairs and Chair of the MPH Program Director Search Committee at Additional information about the Jefferson College of Population Health and its MPH Program can be found at

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