The Department of Prevention and Community Health in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University seeks a full-time tenure track or tenured Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor with a focus on implementation and dissemination science as these pertain to social and behavioral interventions in public health.
The Milken Institute School of Public Health has a large and diverse faculty with a robust research portfolio. As the only school of public health in the nation’s capital, faculty and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with government and non-governmental organizations headquartered in DC. The Department of Prevention and Community Health comprises faculty from across many disciplines, conducting both domestic and international research focused on the social determinants of health and health promotion at various social ecological levels. Faculty within the Department are funded by external research grants and contracts from a broad range of local, state and federal agencies as well as from public and private philanthropy. Along with this vibrant research environment, the Department also has a commitment to training and mentoring students, having recently launched a PhD Program in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health (SBS).
Primary responsibilities include an active role in research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will: 1) pursue a program externally funded research 2) teach in the PhD in SBS program, the DrPH in Health Behavior program, and/or MPH program in the Department (which has four focal areas: Maternal and Child Health; Community Oriented Primary Care; Health Promotion; and Public Health Communication and Marketing); 3) mentor and advise graduate students; 4) participate in service and committee-related activities to the Department, School, University, and candidate’s profession.
Areas of particular interest to the Department include the development and application of implementation and dissemination models, as well as the scale-up and/or translation of evidence-based interventions to address population health and health disparities. The Department welcomes applications from scholars who possess and apply this expertise to a wide range of health-related outcomes, behaviors, populations, and settings.
Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a field related to social and behavioral methods with advanced methodological training. The successful candidate will have a proven track-record of peer-reviewed publications, demonstrated record of external funding, and prior teaching experience in the areas of social and behavioral research methods at the master’s and/or doctoral levels.
To apply, please complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/71767 and upload a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience. The review of applications will begin on December 6, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. Academic rank and compensation will be commensurate with experience.