We seek a candidate for a clinical assistant/associate professor position in our Undergraduate Program in Public Health. The person hired for this position will have a primary focus on teaching and will make contributions to the scholarship and service missions of the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP). This is a non-tenure track, academic year (10-month) position, funded by New York State. The person hired for this position will join a collaborative team of faculty in our rapidly growing undergraduate program, established in 2017. We are committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in education, research, and service. We encourage applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The candidate should have:
· a doctoral degree in a public health discipline or a related field or an MD/DO
· a record of/potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level
· a record of/potential for research/scholarship and service
The faculty member will:
· Be expected to teach up to 12 credit hours per semester (equivalent of three 3-4 credit courses), depending on one’s amount of scholarship and service · Be assigned to a “home department” in the SPHHP, based on area of expertise
· Receive renewable, multi-year contracts (historically, our clinical faculty have received initial 2-year contracts). We are open to candidates with expertise in all areas of public health. Applications from individuals with expertise in health equity and health services are particularly encouraged.
About the School of Public Health and Health Professions
SPHHP offers programs at every degree level and is the home to departments of biostatistics, community health and health behavior, epidemiology and environmental health, exercise and nutrition sciences, and rehabilitation science. It is one of only a few schools across the country that includes both health-related professions and public health. It has a diverse student body which it is actively engaged in supporting. The School has an energetic equity, diversity and inclusion council and provides professional development opportunities in inclusive pedagogy and other equity-related issues. Faculty in the School also engage with the University at Buffalo Community Health Equity Research Institute. For more information about the school, visit sphhp.buffalo.edu.
The University at Buffalo (UB) is a research-intensive institution, the largest and most comprehensive of the campuses of the State University of New York (SUNY). Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaboration both within SPHHP and UB and with other outstanding research centers in the region. As the flagship university in the SUNY system, UB is ranked in the top 35 public universities by U.S. News and World Reports and has been a member of the elite Association of American Universities (AAU) for over 25 years. The University has a comprehensive equity, diversity and inclusion strategic plan and leadership dedicated to actualizing this plan at the provost level and across all schools. It is launching a focused effort to hire more faculty of color.
About Western New York
Western New York is an ideal place to live and work. Buffalo, called “The City of Good Neighbors,” offers outstanding public schools and affordable housing. Buffalo is a diverse cultural center with excellent theater, museums and music as well as sports teams. For more information, please see: http://www.buffalo.edu/about_ub/the-buffalo-niagara-region.htmlhttp://www.buffalo.edu/about_ub/the-buffalo-niagara-region.html
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.