Overview

The Department of Public Health at California State University, East Bay is hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2023. This person will be  a specialist in legal and ethical dimensions of health (link to complete ad can be seen here).  Review of applications will begin on 10/1/2022 and close on 11/15/22 or until the position is filled.

About California State University, East Bay

THE UNIVERSITY:  California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study.  With an enrollment of approximately 12,500 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program. http://www20.csueastbay.edu/

California State University East Bay has a mission to support a diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences.  The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Public Health (formerly the Department of Health Sciences) is one of the largest and fastest growing departments at Cal State East Bay, with 12 tenure-track/tenured faculty members and approximately 1,000 undergraduate students. The Department will be offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health in Fall 2022 and will be seeking Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation.

The Department also offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences, which is designed to prepare students to enter into careers in health policy or post-graduate professional or clinical training programs. Undergraduate curriculum in the department emphasizes problem-based learning, teamwork, and strong critical thinking skills, rooted in a population perspective.

The Department has a strong commitment, embodied in its mission and values, to focus on many of the issues facing contemporary society: health equity, community-engaged public health, ethical research and practice, and a recognition of the importance of social, environmental, and structural determinants of health. The Department is committed to improving the health of our communities and tackling these intersectional problems through teaching, research and service.

The Department is highly diverse, collegial, goal-oriented, and emphasizes shared decision-making among faculty. It has a strong interdisciplinary group of hard-working faculty with expertise in a number of areas. Department faculty are researchers, clinicians, lawyers, policy analysts, political scientists, data analysts, and ethicists. The Department’s work is rooted in values of solidarity, equity and social justice. Each shares a passion for public health and are enthusiastic about teaching students and involving them in research. It also has a number of adjunct faculty who provide excellent teaching and practical experience to our students. The Department strives to find individuals to join its team of faculty, staff, and administrators who are equally committed to its values and mission.

For more information visit, http://www.csueastbay.edu/health