CPH Preferred


Pace University’s College of Health Professions is seeking a full-time faculty member to join the new Master’s of Public Health Program, located within the Health Science Department. This position will be appointed at either assistant, associate or full professor rank depending on the qualifications and experience of the candidate. This position may be based at either the New York City Campus or Westchester Campus located in Pleasantville NY.

The position offers exceptional opportunities for academic and professional collaboration. The College and University are continually expanding the support for faculty scholarship through internal research funding, teaching release, and integration of scholarship into teaching practice. New initiatives for Interdisciplinary research support across the University is a strong focus.

The College believes that the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the excellence of our academic programs. We are seeking a strong public health researcher and innovative teacher who is committed to contributing to the growth of a young and dynamic program.

Major Responsibilities

  • Teaching and developing public health courses as appropriate to one’s field of expertise and others as required by the Chair
  • Collaborating with faculty within the program to ensure a quality program and outcomes
  • Collaborating with faculty beyond the program to contribute to our School and University interdisciplinary initiatives
  • Actively participating in a variety of service opportunities including accreditation activities and other program, departmental, college, and university committees
  • Developing relationships with community-based organizations and public health agencies to build
  • Capstone placement opportunities for MPH students as well as develop collaborative community-based research initiatives
  • Advising and mentoring MPH students
  • Maintaining an active research program, publishing research papers and seeking external research funding
  • Other duties assigned by the Chair

Skills and Attributes Qualifications

  • Demonstrated strong commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate students and working with a diverse student population
  • Demonstrated experience teaching via multiple modalities including remotely and online Strong, culturally competent interpersonal and communication skills
  • We seek candidates who will help support the program’s mission of conducting multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration; and further develop program faculty strengths in global health and health equity research
  • Candidates able to teach intermediate and advanced biostatistics courses, quantitative and qualitative public health research methods, health economics, and complex interventions for health inequities are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Experience with CEPH program accreditation a plus
  • We are especially interested in candidates with experience and a commitment to fostering an environment of inclusion and collegiality among a culturally diverse university community

Position Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess a PhD, DrPH, or equivalent doctoral degree in a public health-aligned discipline
  • Candidates who additionally possess an MPH are encouraged to apply
  • Graduate level teaching experience preferred
  • Strong record of scholarly achievement and a track record of (or potential for) securing extramural funding, depending on the rank applied for
  • The candidate may be appointed at either the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank and must be tenure-eligible

Our ideal candidate will have

  • 1-3 years graduate teaching experience
  • Ability to teach intermediate and advanced biostatistics courses
  • CEPH accreditation experience
  • Candidates whose scholarship and lived experience advances the university’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Existing connections with health organizations in the NYC or Westchester area

Special Application Instructions

You will be required to upload:

  • a statement regarding your teaching philosophy as Statement #1
  • a statement that describes your scholarly research activities as Statement #2

About Pace University College of Health Professions

Established in 2010, the College of Health Professions at Pace University offers a broad range of programs at the bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. It is the College’s goal to create innovative and complex programs that reflect the changing landscape of the health care system. These programs are designed to prepare graduates for impactful careers in health care practice, health-related research, or as educators, and equip graduates to work in health policy and global health fields. Students in clinical programs receive hands-on training in the College’s Interprofessional Center for Health Care Simulation and have the opportunity to apply their developing skills in real-world settings at many of the regions’ leading clinical facilities. The College is currently comprised of several growing and important areas of study, which include Nursing, Physician Assistant, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Occupational Therapy, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Health Science.