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Faculty - Public Health

Faculty - Public Health

ID 
2017-2791
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Boston
Category 
Faculty 12 Mo

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Overview

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world.  We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future.  That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. 

 

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

Responsibilities

Faculty are responsible for instruction in advanced undergraduate statistics and statistical support courses, epidemiology and public health, pre-health student advising, and other service and scholarship commensurate with rank.

 

  • Serve as instructor for undergraduate public health courses
  • Work collaboratively with administrators, faculty and staff in the School of Arts & Sciences and with the MCPHS BSPH and MPH programs to continuously review curriculum needs and offerings
  • Engage in service assignments related to the undergraduate Public Health major, including pre-health advising, student mentoring, committee work, and ongoing program development and assessment
  • Produce scholarship resulting in conference presentations, publishable manuscripts, peer-reviewed instructional materials, or other outcomes consistent with expectations for scholarly activities described in the Faculty Manual
  • Participate in Open House or other University-wide student recruitment events, as needed

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Dean of Arts & Sciences.

 

Rank is commensurate with education and experience.

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • Doctoral degree in Public Health required with concentration in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or Statistics preferred
  • College teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence in public health field required
  • Record of scholarly activities commensurate with appointment at the assistant professor level and evidence of potential for continuing professional development
  • Experience with public health student advising and degree programs preferred
  • Demonstrated ability using statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, Stata, SUDAAN, NVivo, etc.) for the analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a culturally and academically diverse student population
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • Commitment to undergraduate education and student success
  • Ability to mentor and advise undergraduates with diverse career interests

 

MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.

 

Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.