The Global Health Program (GHP) at the College of Public Health is a newly established program offering both a Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in global health. Our program targets international talent with a curriculum completely taught in English and is comprised entirely of international students admitted through Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS). The GHP equips students with research expertise capable of providing scientific evidence to solve critical public health issues. With an emphasis on having an international faculty, community-based research, and cultural sensitivity, we train students to apply theories and design intervention through our rigorous course load consisting of work both in the classroom and in the field. Students have the opportunity to have a truly global education.
The GHP at the College of Public Health of National Taiwan University is seeking six (6) full-time tenure-track faculty members at any level (assistant, associate, or full professor) within the fields of global public health. Candidates with research expertise and teaching interests in the following concentrations are very welcome to apply:
– health data science, digital health, population health metrics, translational population health, precision public health, population genetics, infection disease control and prevention, non-communicable disease control and prevention.
– global health policy, global health law, global health governance, health work force in resource limited settings, public health leadership and advocacy, decision science.
– health promotion and health behavioral changes in resource limited settings, community engagement and interventions, health planning, and health communication.
– planetary health, One Health, SDGs and health, climate change and health.
The faculty member(s) will be expected to teach at the masters and doctorate level of the GHP and will also interact closely with faculty members and students from the five graduate institutes through joint appointment by these institutes. We invite applications from individuals that believe in the importance of public health education and are committed to improving public health worldwide.
The rank and salary of the selected candidate will depend upon candidate’s qualifications.
Minimum requirements include an earned doctorate by December 31, 2019 in a relevant field.
How to Apply
Applications should include a 1) cover letter, statements of research and teaching interests with one to two examples of how their research, teaching or service may contribute to the intellectual diversity of GHP and meet the needs of the diverse student body; 2) three recommendation letters and curriculum vitae; 3) a notarized copy of the diploma (including academic transcripts); 4) full-text copies of selected publications (no more than five) within five years; and 5) other information that helps the search committee better understand the applicant.
The earliest starting date is August 1st, 2020. Application review will begin on Feb 1, 2020, and will continue until the positions are filled.
Application material and questions regarding the position should be addressed to program director Dr. Hsien-Ho Lin (email@example.com)
National Taiwan University is an equal opportunity employer.
About College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
The College of Public Health, National Taiwan University (NTUCPH, or CPH; 國立台灣大學公共衛生學院) is the first college of public health in Taiwan. Experienced enormous growth in size and complexity, particularly after the early 1990s, CPH currently has nearly 60 full-time faculty members, around 700 students, and more than 3,000 alumni around the world. In 2017, NTUCPH became the first in Asia to receive accreditation by Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
The institutional predecessor of National Taiwan University (NTU) was Taihoku (also known as Taipei) Imperial University, founded in 1928 by the Japanese colonial government. After World War II, Taihoku Imperial University was renamed as National Taiwan University. In the 2015 QS World University Rankings, which was published in September 15, 2015, NTU was ranked top 70.
The predecessor of CPH was the Institute of Tropical Medicine, established in 1939. In 1993, CPH was found as the eighth college established in NTU. Currently, CPH has one department (Department of Public Health), five institutes (Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Institute of Health Policy and Management, Institute of Health Behaviors and Community Sciences, Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, and Institute of Food Safety and Health), one professional degree program (Master of Public Health degree program), two research-based global health degree programs (MS and PhD in Global Health), and several research centers. In total, CPH provides a Bachelor’s degree program (BS), seven master’s degree programs (MS and MPH), and five doctoral degree programs (PhD).