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Part time Lecturer in Community/Public Health
Tufts University

Date Posted Mar. 29, 2019
Title Part time Lecturer in Community/Public Health
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department Community Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Community Health

The undergraduate Department of Community Health invites applications for part-time faculty in community/public health at the rank of Lecturer. Positions are for a 1-semester or 1-year initial contract with possibility of renewal and are included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement for part-time lecturers (Service Employees International Union). We seek courses in the following areas: global health, healthcare delivery systems (U.S. and comparative), health inequities (e.g., mental health, reproductive health) and statistical methods. At least one course taught will be a large lecture course Introduction to Community Health. A listing of our curricular offerings is available at Faculty could teach between 1 and 3 courses depending on areas of expertise.

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree or equivalent in one of the following areas: public health, social sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, environmental health, or a related health field. University level teaching with undergraduates is strongly preferred. A successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, working with a diverse student population, and dedication to collaboration with faculty within and beyond the department, such as other departments within the School of Arts and Sciences, the Tisch College for Civic Engagement, the Tufts School of Medicine, and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Application Procedures
All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at . Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation, submitted directly to Interfolio by the recommenders. For additional information or assistance with interfolio, applicants may contact Yolanta Kovalko, Department Administrator (

Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2019 and the search will continue until the position is filled. The start date is September 1, 2019. For additional information about the Department of Community Health at Tufts, please visit our website:

  • Tufts University has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion among our faculty and students. The Department of Community Health embraces diversity and inclusion across multiple dimensions, such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, and socioeconomic status. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who will help us to expand the perspectives and experiences we bring to our work and encourage applicants to identify their status in the cover letter. Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

    Tufts University
    Tufts University is a metropolitan institution located just outside the city of Boston. Our campus provides a vibrant and diverse academic hub – within the intellectually rich environment of both a "Research Class 1" university and a top-ranked undergraduate institution. Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. The Department of Community Health enjoys partnerships within the undergraduate School of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering, as well as the Tufts School of Medicine, Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts School of Dentistry, and the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. We also have strong collaborations with many of the major Boston teaching hospitals, community health centers, and community-based organizations.

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Contact Information

  • Laura Pinkham
    Community Health
    Tufts University
    574 Boston Avenue
    Medford, MA 02155
  • 617-627-3233


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