The College of Health and Human Services invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor for the Department of Public Health to teach across the Department’s graduate and undergraduate programs beginning in August 2023. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service demonstrate awareness and skills needed to engage with a diverse student body. Preferred areas of interest include ecological approaches to addressing social and structural injustice and inequities (e.g., reproductive justice, racial justice, environmental justice, sexual minority health, and health-in-all policy interventions).


  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses within the Department through in-person, hybrid, and online modalities.
  • Engage in scholarly activities that generate and distribute knowledge related to health promotion and health equity.
  • Provide academic advising to our diverse graduate and undergraduate students in public health.
  • Supervise student practicum and capstone projects.
  • Serve on and provide leadership to department, college, and/or university committees and participate in service in the community.
  • Provide consulting, technical assistance, and leadership support to diverse local communities and public health professions.
  • Contribute to curriculum review and development within the Department.
  • Participate in creating and providing workforce development opportunities as needed.


  • PhD in a Public Health field, a DrPH, or a doctoral degree in another strongly related field. ABD candidates will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by August 2023.
  • Demonstrated focus on health promotion, health equity, and social justice in educational background, teaching, and/or scholarly activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to engage in scholarly activities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to health equity, cultural safety, and/or community elevation in order to support an inclusive and just campus climate.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to effective andragogy and pedagogy in higher education.
  • Capacity and willingness to utilize instructional technology in teaching.
  • Demonstrated commitment to engage in community or professional service.


  • Two or more years of teaching in higher education.
  • An MPH degree or significant work experience in Public Health practice.
  • Experience in program review and accreditation activities (e.g., CEPH accreditation).
  • Experience teaching online, hybrid, and in-person course modalities.
  • Experience with curriculum development at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Ability to interact and work cooperatively, in a manner that promotes collaboration and mutual success within the department, college, and across campus.


Review of applications will begin NOVEMBER 1st, 2022 and the position will remain open until filled. Submit an application through: https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/listing/. The application requires:

  • Cover letter that addresses the following in no more than 3 pages:
    • How you meet the requirements of the position
    • Teaching philosophy
    • Research agenda and scholarly works
    • Diversity statement: Please reflect on how you engage with your work as a scholar, instructor, member of a professional team, and/or a service community in the context of your positionality and intersectionality of identities. The diversity statement should detail how your work supports and advances diversity, equity, justice, and inclusion with concrete examples and strategies of how you: a) work effectively with a range of identities and communities, b) check your assumptions and biases, and c) contribute to a welcoming space within the department and university.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Under the “Diversity statement” document, please provide an example of your scholarly, teaching, or service work in the area of health promotion and health equity.
  • Contact information for at least 3 references