Assistant or Associate Professor of Global Health

Denison University

United States

November 1, 2021

Description

Posting Details Position Type Faculty

Tenure or non-tenure-track Tenure Position Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Global Health Job Summary and Requirements

Global Health – TT Job Ad, Epidemiologist (2021- 2022)

Denison University. The Global Health Program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 2022 with a passion for teaching and mentoring undergraduate students. Candidates are required to have a Ph.D. in one of the fields below by the start date (ABD will be considered as Instructor until Ph.D. is attained):

-Global Health with a specialization in Epidemiology

-Public Health with a global focus on Epidemiology

-PhD in Epidemiology with a global focus

-PhD in Biostatistics with a global health focus

This position requires an epidemiologist whose work is both empirically rigorous and methodologically sophisticated. The candidate must show commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching and engaging with undergraduate students. Examples of expertise include general epidemiology, social epidemiology and patient-centered outcomes research, community-based participatory research, health research in a global context, health disparities, and comparative effectiveness research. The ability to teach within the interdisciplinary Global Health Program curriculum and a strong commitment to liberal arts education is necessary. Candidates must be able to teach an epidemiology course with a lab, a Global Health methods course, interdisciplinary introductory courses in Global Health, and upper-level elective courses pertinent to topical issues in Global Health. Lastly, candidates should be able to articulate how undergraduates may contribute to their ongoing research projects and how the candidate would supervise undergraduate projects.

Candidates must demonstrate their contributions and/or potential to contribute to diversity through teaching, research, and/or service/leadership. Successful candidates are expected to maintain a productive, ongoing research program and contribute to the continued growth of the Global Health Program, the College, and the broader scholarly community.

The typical teaching load is 5 courses per year or course equivalents. The mentoring and guidance of the faculty member through contract renewal and the tenure process will be managed by a committee of faculty from the Global Health Program.

Denison offers extensive support for tenure track faculty, including generous annual professional development funds, a pre-tenure faculty leave following a successful third-year review, opportunities for student-faculty research collaboration, and a range of workshops and mentoring programs to develop our faculty strengths as teacher-scholars.

Completed applications received by November 1, 2021, will receive full consideration, open until filled. Inquiries and should be sent to the Global Health Program Director Fareeda Griffith at griffithf@denison.edu. Interested candidates attending the 2021 APHA Meeting may also reach out to the Global Health Program Director Fareeda Griffith at griffithf@denison.edu. We plan to conduct on-campus interviews in the late fall.

Denison University is an increasingly diverse, highly selective, private, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2300 undergraduate students from across the nation and world. The college is committed to attracting and supporting an academically and culturally diverse faculty.

Denison is located 25 miles east of the state capital Columbus. For more information about Denison, see our website at https:// www. denison.edu.

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio- economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide (https: // denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide). Denison University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Please refer to https: // employment.denison.edu for additional information on the required Applicant Documents: A letter of application ( Please talk about your commitment to a liberal arts education, teaching and working closely with students as a primary responsibility of the job, working with and supporting a diverse student community, and exposing students to a wide range of ideas and perspectives.)

Curriculum Vitae Research statement

Teaching statement

Three names of professional references including email addresses, telephone numbers, and mailing addresses. Please note that letters of reference are only required for select candidates later in the search process.

Department Global Health Posting Number F 121300183 Full or Part Time Full Time FTE 1 Contact(s) Fareeda Griffith Contact Phone/Extension Contact Email griffithf@denison.edu Open Date 08/24/2021 Close Date 11/01/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Required Applicant Documents must be submitted on-line at https: // employment.denison.edu: A letter of application Curriculum Vitae Research statement Teaching statement

Three names of professional references including email addresses, telephone numbers, and mailing addresses. Please note that letters of reference are only required for select candidates later in the search process.

Special Instructions to the Applicant

All applicants must provide the names of 3 referees complete with email addresses. Once application​s are reviewed, referees for selected candidates will receive an email ​from ​the ​applicant tracking system. Instructions will be provided in this email to referees, including a unique secure portal link for each referee to upload an electronic letter of recommendation to the applicant's online application.

Please note that referees will not receive their emails and will not be able to submit their letters until the applicant has submitted her/his completed application. Denison will only accept electronic recommendation letters uploaded in the applicant tracking system. Reference letters will continue to be accepted after the application closing date since referees will only be able to submit their letters after the candidate has submitted the application.​ ​

Using a dossier service? You must contact this service to obtain an appropriate dossier-generated email address. Please use this email address when prompted for reference name and email. For further explanation of how dossier services upload recommendation letters, please see Interfolio's information site as an example. Once the application is successfully submitted and applications have been reviewed, an email trigger will be sent to the dossier service requesting letters of reference for selected candidates.

Additional Information Denison University Background Check Statement

The final candidate will undergo a background check as a condition of offer of employment.

Denison University EEO Statement

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to attract and hire candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences and identities. Denison fosters a campus community that recognizes the value of all persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender expression and identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socio- economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide (https: // denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide). Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Research Statement
  • List of 3 Professional References and Contact Information
  • Optional Documents

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