The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH) at the University of Arizona (UA) invites applicants for a senior level faculty position in women’s health in the Department of Health Promotion Sciences. The UA’s MEZCOPH is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). It is a rapidly growing and dynamic college and a member of the Association of Schools and programs of Public Health (ASPPH). We are dedicated to promoting the health of communities in the Southwest and globally with an emphasis on achieving health equity through excellence in education, research, and service. The College has active teaching, research, and service programs and is home to several prominent university centers, including the Canyon Ranch Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, the Arizona Prevention Research Center, the Western Regional Public Health Training Center, the Center for Rural Health, and the Global Health Institute. The College is also a vital partner in multi-college (Medicine, Pharmacy, Agriculture, Nursing) and trans-disciplinary centers that include the Arizona Cancer Center, Arizona Respiratory Center, the Native American Research Center for Health (NARCH), the Center for Indigenous Environmental Health Research, and the Center for the Elimination of Border Health Disparities, among others.
The Department of Health Promotion Sciences engages the community to translate science into practice to inspire and change the world. The mission of the Department of Health Promotion Sciences is to collaborate with communities in the southwestern United States in developing innovative responses to health challenges, and translating best practices globally. In addition to an undergraduate public health degree program and the MPH, the Department offers two doctoral degree programs, a DrPH in Family and Child Health, and a PhD in Health behavior and Health Promotion. The Department has a diverse group of faculty members who engage in teaching, service, and research in the many different areas of health promotion and disease prevention. To learn more about the Department of Health Promotion Sciences, please visit our website at https://publichealth.arizona.edu/hps.
We are seeking a well-established independent investigator whose interests complement those of our Department. Candidates with interests and research portfolios in critical public health issues that affect the health of women domestically or globally will be considered. The faculty member for this position will be expected to work collaboratively with other university departments, state, tribal, and local health departments and health agencies, and national/international women’s health organizations. Skill and content expertise areas in women’s health are open and can be domestic or global.
Competitive applicants must demonstrate academic credentials appropriate for the rank of associate/full professor (tenured or tenure earning), including a record of extramural funding and publications in peer-reviewed journals. In addition to maintaining a funded research program, the successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses in women’s health and to contribute to the research and service mission of the college.
The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health supports the UA’s diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!