Division/College: Bouve College of Health Sciences
FT/PT: Full Time
The Department of Health Sciences, Bouvé College, Northeastern University invites applications for a full- time, two-semester, non- tenure track Teaching or Clinical Professor position of any rank. Candidates will also be considered for an appointment as Professor of the Practice. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary faculty committed to excellence in teaching in our CEPH accredited Bachelors and Masters programs in Public Health. Teaching and clinical faculty are expected to engage in teaching, curriculum development and assessment, as well as service activities to the Department, College and University. Additionally, engagement in scholarship and/or research is encouraged. Applicants should have a demonstrated history of innovation and excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who have specialization in the social determinants of health with experience in mitigating disparities in health status or health care utilization and outcomes across populations in the US or globally. Demonstrated expertise in intervention development, implementation, technical assistance, or evaluation working in collaboration with communities and/or in provider settings is preferred. Experience in low- and middle-income countries a plus. Based on background and experience, we are seeking individuals who can bring innovative and effective pedagogical methods to courses in Global Health, the American Healthcare System, Race/Ethnicity and Health, and/or Health Behavior and Health Communication. Clinical/Teaching Professors are appointed to the rank (Assistant, Associate, Full) commensurate with their experience and credentials. Appointment as Professor of the Practice may be offered by the University to a limited number of eminently qualified creative, business, entrepreneurial, law, or other professionals who are recognized by peers as having made significant contributions to fields and disciplines important to Northeastern University programs.
A PhD, M.D, or equivalent doctoral degree in Public Health or related field by August 2019 is required. Applicants should have a strong track record of teaching and ability to mentor students. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Northeastern University is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty, and we strongly encourage applications from members of groups that are underrepresented in the sciences. We embrace the wealth of diversity represented in our community and seek to enhance it all levels.
Screening of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, application materials should be received by April 8, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.
The Bouvé College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University’s mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.
The Department of Health Sciences has over 40 interdisciplinary faculty, over 500 undergraduates and more than 100 graduate students in MPH and PhD programs. The Department's teaching mission focuses on excellence and innovation in undergraduate education and is supported by the University's Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning through Research.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is on an exciting trajectory of growth and innovation. The University is a leader in inter- disciplinary research, urban engagement, experiential learning, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Northeastern University is home to 20,000 students and to the nation’s premier cooperative education program. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic increase in Northeastern’s international reputation for research and innovative educational programs. A heightened focus on interdisciplinary research and scholarship is driving a faculty hiring initiative at Northeastern, advancing its position amongst the nation’s top research universities.
Northeastern University is situated on the Avenue of the Arts in Boston’s historic Back Bay, four blocks from the Longwood Medical Area, encompassing Harvard Medical School, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and eight blocks from the Boston Medical Center. Northeastern University has an enrollment of more than 17,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students and approximately 4,300 faculty and staff. Situated in downtown Boston, it is one of the nation’s most dynamic private educational institutions. Northeastern is recognized as a leader in experiential learning – the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. Innovative research and educational efforts have led to a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, and the dramatic changes at the University are reflected in a dramatic rise in the U.S. News and World Report’s rankings of top 100 U.S. research universities in the last few years.
Northeastern has identified health as one of three major University-wide interdisciplinary strategic initiatives, and the University is making a major investment in interdisciplinary health research, making faculty hires in the last few years in personal health informatics, data science and visualization (with a health data emphasis), environmental health, health systems, health policy, urban health, population health, and health administration.
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About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs, our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.