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Faculty, Public Health
Mercer University

Date Posted Jul. 27, 2023
Title Faculty, Public Health
University Mercer University
Atlanta, GA, United States
Department Public Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Public Health/Management/Administration
    Public Health/Management/Administration
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology


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Job Title:

Faculty, Public Health



Public Health



College Of Health Professions


Primary Job Posting Location:

Atlanta, GA 30341



Additional Job Posting Locations:

(Other locations that this position could be based)



Job Details:

The College of Health Professions at Mercer University invites applications for a full-time faculty member with a focus in biostatistics in the Department of Public Health. This is a 12-month, tenure-track position.


The Department of Public Health is in a progressive and innovative College that emphasizes evidence-based and integrative approaches to health and collaboration with the other programs in the College (Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Clinical Psychology, Athletic Training, and Kinesiology).



Responsibilities include graduate student classroom instruction and evaluation in the Doctor of Public Health and Master of Public Health programs; advisement and mentoring of students; committee involvement; professional organization engagement; and scholarly activities to include grants, publications, and presentations. The ideal candidate will have a strong research orientation with potential for extramural funding and a commitment to excellence in teaching. As a faculty member at Mercer University, you can expect to be immersed into a community of scholars who are committed to fostering diversity and inclusive excellence.



Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD or DrPH) in public health from a Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH) accredited program/school with specialization in biostatistics. Prior teaching experience and a record of peer-reviewed scholarly activity preferred. Rank commensurate with academic experience.


This position will be a 12-month appointment based at Mercer University’s campus in Atlanta, Georgia.


More information can be found at Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Cheryl Gaddis,, 678.547.6464.


Background Check Contingencies:

  • Criminal Background Check


Required Document Attachments:

  • CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Teaching Philosophy

  • Description of Research Agenda

  • List of References with contact information


Scheduled Weekly Hours:



Job Family:

Faculty Health Professions


EEO Statement:



Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.



Why Work at Mercer


Mercer University offers a variety of benefits for eligible employees including comprehensive health insurance (for self and dependents), generous retirement contributions, tuition waivers, paid time off, technology discounts and so much more!


At Mercer University, a Bear is more than a mascot: it's a frame of mind that begins with a strong desire to make the most out of your career. Mercer Bears do not settle for mediocrity or the status quo. If you're seeking an environment where your passion and determination are embraced, then you want to work at Mercer University.


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The University will ensure equal opportunity for applicants and employees in all of its policies and practices, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, compensation, benefits, layoff and recall policies, University-sponsored training programs, education, tuition assistance, and social and recreational programs. Persons needing reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process or for other questions regarding employment at Mercer University, please contact Human Resources.


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Contact Information

  • Cheryl Gaddis
    Public Health
    Mercer University


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