We are seeking applications for a full-time teaching (non-tenure) track Assistant Professor appointment in the Department of Urban-Global Public Health. The successful candidate will primarily be devoted to our teaching mission, with a focus on nutrition-focused and core courses. This MPH in Public Health Nutrition program is ranked #6 among by MPHOnline.org.
The Department currently has four concentrations: urban public health, global public health, LGBTQ health and public health nutrition. In addition to teaching, the position will include academic and practicum advising, education-related scholarship, as well as mentoring for our MPH and DrPH students. Participation in research projects and community engagement is also encouraged.
The incumbent faculty member shall:
· Teach up to 6 courses per year (in-person, remote, asynchronous)
· Update or develop online versions of classes and develop new courses as needed
· Use pedagogically sound teaching methods that include active and experiential learning to implement in person and online courses
· Ensure courses reflect diversity, equity and inclusion in both content and implementation.
· Provide academic and practicum advising and mentorship to Master of Public Health and Doctor of Public Health degree students
· Collaborate with School of Public Health and School of Health Professions colleagues to ensure that courses continue to meet the needs of both programs (note: The School of Health Professions collaborates in the public health nutrition concentration)
· Teach to the educational requirements and expectations associated with the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation criteria; develop course content that meets and assesses these requirements and participate in all School assessments of courses required for CEPH accreditation
· Collaborate with other faculty on research and publications
· Participate in departmental and School service and community engagement
Successful applicants will have:
· A doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, DrPH) (nutrition research/training)
· Demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring with at least three years’ professional experience in a classroom setting
· Experience teaching relevant undergraduate or graduate courses. Experience with online teaching is a plus
· Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
About Rutgers School of Public Health
The School of Public Health is located on the Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Newark Campuses in New Jersey. It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training. compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.
The mission of the Rutgers School of Public Health is:
To advance health and wellbeing and prevent disease throughout New Jersey, the United States, and the world, by preparing students as public health leaders, scholars, and practitioners; conducting public health research and scholarship; engaging collaboratively with communities and populations; and actively advocating for policies, programs, and services through the lens of equity and social justice.
The CEPH-accredited Rutgers School of Public Health offers multiple master and doctoral degrees, dual-degree, certificate, and articulated BA/BS-MPH degree programs across 4 departments. Applicants will find a wide range of collaborative experts within the School (sph.rutgers.edu) and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS; rbhs.rutgers.edu). Rutgers is located at the center of the Boston to Washington, DC corridor, with access to New York, Philadelphia, and the Atlantic Ocean beaches within an hour.