Assistant Professor

East Tennessee State University

United States

February 5, 2022

Description

Posting Details Job Title Assistant Professor

Department Center for Rural Health Research Pay Grade 1 Job Category Faculty Job Summary

The College of Public Health is recruiting up to two full-time Research Faculty to advance and grow its Center for Rural Health Research. The successful candidates will be responsible for leading and collaborating on research projects, programs and/or policy analyses in support of the Center's mission and goals. Faculty will be involved in one or more of the strategic areas of the Center, including research development and execution; program planning, implementation and evaluation; and policy analysis.

Rank and salary are commensurate with education and experience. Comprehensive employment benefits are provided. Research track appointments may be convertible to tenure-track no later than the end of year three of the appointment.

Priority consideration will be given to candidates with training and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Rural health and rural public health
  • Innovative approaches to health care delivery
  • Evaluation of community-based organizations
  • Early childhood interventions
  • Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required Qualifications

    - Doctoral degree in a relevant field, eligible for appointment in one of the five departments in the college (Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Community and Behavioral Health, Environmental Health, Health Services Management & Policy, and Health Sciences). Candidates with a Master's degree in a relevant field with exceptional experience in Rural Health Research may be considered. - Training and/or experience in research design/methods, program planning and evaluation, and/or policy analysis. - Experience with statistical analysis and scientific writing.

    Preferred Qualifications

    - Three or more years of related work experience - Record of scientific publications - Previous experience in a university environment

    Priority will also be given to those with: - A track record of collaborating with diverse stakeholders and with demonstrated skills and experience in conducting innovative - High-quality research - Intervention or policy studies - Analysis of large datasets - Disseminating findings to broad audiences - Translating the team of investigators, staff and research assistants.

    Salary Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

    Posting Number F00441P

    Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? Yes Open Date 08/06/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Two positions to be filled All positions at East Tennessee State University are contingent upon sufficient funding. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

    Supplemental Questions

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    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Transcripts
  • Portfolio
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