Seeking to accelerate our vision to be the exemplar catalyst for innovation and advancement of the
profession of public health, locally and globally, the University of South Florida College of Public Health
invites applications for two tenure earning faculty positions at the rank of associate or full professor in
public health epidemiology.
This is a special opportunity to join a dynamic faculty actively engaged in shaping the future of public
health through innovative curricula, transformational research and community partnerships designed to
create positive collective impact on health.
The University of South Florida System-which includes three, separately accredited institutions: USF;
USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee-is the academic home of more than 50,000 students. A
global research university, USF is ranked in the top 30 nationally for research expenditures among public
universities, according to the National Science Foundation. In fiscal year 2018, the university was awarded
over $500 million in contracts and grants.
Part of USF Health, the USF College of Public Health was founded in 1984 as the first college of public
health in Florida and consists of a multidisciplinary faculty of 84 scholars, professionals and leaders
serving the educational needs of more than 1,500 students in bachelors, master’s and doctoral degree
programs. COPH is organized into four strategic areas: global and planetary health; interdisciplinary
science and practice; policy, practice and leadership; and, population health science. Our faculty select
their strategic area of interest and are encouraged to engage in research and teaching with faculty from
all disciplines within their strategic area of emphasis and across the college. We are transforming curricula
and degree programs at all levels; we are engaging in translational research and the translation of that
research to practice; and we are committed to public health workforce and systems development, locally
and around the world. We enjoy active collaborative relationships with our colleagues across the USF
Health colleges and the university. See the COPH website at health.usf.edu/publichealth to learn more
about our dynamic and innovative faculty and college.
USF Tampa is located in a dynamic and growing metropolitan area of nearly three million residents and
offers a wide-range of cultural, artistic, athletic and recreational activities, excellent public schools, close
proximity to Gulf of Mexico beaches, and an affordable cost of living.
Closing Date: Positions will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2019.
Salary & Benefits: Nationally competitive salary with excellent benefits.
To apply: Candidates must complete an online application to be considered for this position. Please
visit usf.edu and access "Work at USF" and then click on Access Careers@USF and search for position
numbers 2318 and 13077.
According to Florida law, search records, including applications and search committee meetings, are open
to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Equal Access institution. Applicants who
need disability accommodations in order to participate in the selection process should notify Sheri Shakes
at (813) 974-6494 or TDD (813) 974-1758 at least five working days in advance of need.