Public Health/Management/Administration Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
The University of Maryland, School of Public Health (SPH) is seeking a highly motivated and collaborative individual for the position of Assistant Clinical Professor (professional-track) and Director of our new Global Health Undergraduate Program. The program will be housed in the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH) which is scheduled to transition into a new department comprising programs in global, environmental and occupational health. The successful candidate will bring expertise in any global health subdiscipline (e.g., water, sanitation and hygiene; climate change and health; maternal and child health; food safety and security; poverty; transboundary air and water pollution; social determinants of health; environmental justice; non-communicable diseases; pandemic preparedness, etc.).
The successful candidate will direct the new Global Health Undergraduate Program, assuming leadership, administrative, teaching and supervisory responsibilities for this new major. Specific roles will include leading the development of the new program; providing visionary leadership; directing day-to-day operations; growing collaborative relationships with our academic partners, as well as local and international organizations; creating and chairing the Global Health Undergraduate Program Committee; participating in hiring future faculty members, advisors, coordinators and graduate research assistants, and supervising the growing team; managing the course scheduling process; participating in recruitment and student engagement activities; collaboratively working to refine the global health curriculum; establishing mechanisms for ongoing program assessment and evaluation; preparing brief annual program reports; managing the program budget and overseeing administrative processes; and advancing diversity, equity, inclusion within the program. This individual will also be responsible for teaching up to four undergraduate courses throughout the year. For candidates interested in engaging in global health research, there is the potential to reduce teaching efforts in order to allow time for global health-related research activities.
Candidates must possess a PhD or related doctoral degree in global health, public health or a closely related field. The successful candidate will possess transferable administrative skills and be adept at written, oral and interpersonal communication; transparency; collaboration; problem solving; listening; and interacting constructively with diverse audiences. The successful candidate should also demonstrate experience working on and/or administering international projects, and/or global health-related programs; a commitment to higher education and undergraduate students; teaching experience using inclusive pedagogies; and a commitment to working with a diverse body of students in a mentoring role. Preference will be given to applicants with prior experience teaching undergraduate courses related to Global Health; prior administrative experience with students in an academic setting; and prior advising experience.
The University of Maryland, School of Public Health, on the College Park campus, comprises MIAEH and the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Family Science; Health Policy and Management; Kinesiology; Behavioral and Community Health. The University of Maryland is a Research Extensive University. College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System with over 3,200 full-time faculty members, nearly 31,000 undergraduate students and 10,000 graduate students. The campus offers over 90 undergraduate majors and 190 graduate degrees from 12 colleges and schools. The campus is ideally situated on a metro line that serves the Washington, DC area and is in close proximity to many federal institutes/agencies and departments including EPA, DHHS (NIH, NCI, FDA, CDCNCHS), and USDA. For more details, please visit our website at http://sph.umd.edu.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
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