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Job ID: 138480

Temple University College of Public Health

Date Posted Feb. 12, 2020
University Temple University College of Public Health
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Department Health Services Administration and Policy
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Health Administration & Policy
    Health Sciences - General


Temple University’s College of Public Health strives to solve health’s complexities for a better tomorrow. Our faculty prepare researchers, practitioners and educators to collaborate across disciplines to understand community needs, create evidence-based solutions, and deliver effective, compassionate care. We invite applications for non-tenure track instructional faculty experienced in teaching health policy and management to join the faculty in Spring 2020 or Fall 2020.

Qualifications. We seek applicants with an earned doctorate in public health (PhD or DrPH) or a MPH with at least 5 years of public health practice experience. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students. We are looking for passionate professionals committed to training the next generation of practitioners and researchers about the real-world aspects of public health practice with the ability to teach courses such as Fieldwork, Advocacy, and Leadership and Management. We value diversity and seek individuals committed to inclusion in education and professional practice. Rank (assistant, associate, full professor) depends on experience. The initial appointment will be for one year, but longer-term appointments, increasing incrementally up to five years, are available for faculty demonstrating effective and excellent teaching and service.

The Program and Department. Established in 2015, the Department of Health Services Administration and Policy is comprised of accredited academic programs, including BS in Health Information Management, MPH in Health Policy and Management, MS in Health Informatics, and PhD in Health Policy and Health Services Research. The Department also offers graduate certificates in Health Informatics, Public Health Law Research, and Clinical Health Services Research. Faculty are engaged in teaching, research, and entrepreneurial activities with more than 300 students in the departmental degree programs. The Department contributes to the College’s BS in Public Health and BS in Health Professions. The research and policy emphases are in the areas of the impact of laws and policies on health, quality of care, healthcare financing, disparities and access to care, and the impact of health information technologies.

The College. Devoted to an interprofessional environment for academic programming and research, the College of Public Health, a CEPH-accredited school of public health, is a constellation of academic units of public health, social work and health profession disciplines, enrolling 4,300 students. The College’s research focuses on social, behavioral, and environmental inquiries, medical/health interventions, and basic science and is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and other major funders. The College has recently launched a new Center focused on Community Engaged Research and Practice.

The University. Temple is an urban, research-intensive Carnegie R1 university located in historic and culturally rich Philadelphia, the nation’s 6th largest city. The city was ranked 3rd by the New York Times as a world tourist destination. The National Science Foundation ranks Temple among the top 100 universities in the country for research expenditures. Temple is the 6th largest provider of professional education in the nation and includes Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Podiatry, Law, and Dentistry and research centers including CPH’s Center for Obesity Research and Education.

Contact and Application Instructions. Contact Dr. Jennifer Ibrahim, search chair, at with questions or to make nominations. Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, cover letter detailing their teaching experience, and the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of 3-5 references via email to Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community.

  • Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Office of Faculty Affairs
    Bell Building (TECH Center)
    1101 W. Montgomery Ave., 3rd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19122


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