Tenure Track Faculty in the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior
We are seeking two (2) tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate Level. The successful candidates will join a University-wide multidisciplinary team of public health faculty and be part of the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior (CHHB). These are 12-month, hard money (i.e., New York State funded) appointments. Area of expertise is open, but areas of particular interest include social determinants of health/health disparities, health equity, addictions, aging, and physical activity. Go to https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/postings/29321 for more information and to apply.
Minimum qualifications include:
· An earned doctorate degree in community health, health behavior, public health discipline or a related field or an MD/DO.
Preferred qualifications include:
· Record of high-quality peer-reviewed scientific publications consistent with rank
· Record of or potential for extramural research funding consistent with rank
· Excellence in teaching or evidence of potential in teaching
· Experience in successful mentoring or evidence of potential to mentor graduate students
We are open to candidates with a strong record in academia and research in community health, health behavior, or a related field. CHHB is committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in research, education and service. Applications from individuals who will contribute to that diversity, including underrepresented groups, are encouraged.
The Department of Community Health and Health Behavior administers a PhD, MS and Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Community Health and Health Behavior and an Individualized MPH with focus areas in health equity and addictions. The Individualized MPH is offered in both traditional in person format as well as a fully online version. For more information about the department, see http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/chhb.
The School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) offers programs at every degree level and is the home to departments of biostatistics, community health and health behavior, epidemiology and environmental health, exercise and nutrition sciences, and rehabilitation science. It is one of only a few schools across the country that includes both health-related professions and public health. It has a diverse student body which it is actively engaged in supporting. The School has an energetic equity, diversity and inclusion council and provides professional development opportunities in inclusive pedagogy and other equity-related issues. Faculty and students engage in research and community activities designed to improve the health of populations, communities, and individuals. Faculty in the School also engage with the University at Buffalo Community Health Equity Research Institute.
Visit UB Jobs (https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/) to view this and other available positions in the SPHHP. For more information about the school, visit http://publichealth.buffalo.edu.
The University at Buffalo (UB) is a research-intensive institution, the largest and most comprehensive of the campuses of the State University of New York (SUNY) with over 30,000 students and full-time 1,600 faculty. Opportunities exist for interdisciplinary collaboration both within SPHHP and UB and with other outstanding research centers in the region. As the flagship university in the SUNY system, UB is ranked in the top 35 public universities by U.S. News and World Reports and has been a member of the elite Association of American Universities (AAU) for over 25 years. The University has a comprehensive equity, diversity and inclusion strategic plan and leadership dedicated to actualizing this plan at the vice-provost level and across all schools. It is launching a focused effort to hire more faculty of color.
Buffalo is the second largest city in New York State and is located in the Western region on the shores of Lake Erie, upriver of the majestic Niagara Falls. Western New York is an ideal place to live and work. Buffalo – the City of Good Neighbors – is a big city with a rapidly growing economy, vital academic health sciences center, outstanding public schools, and modest cost of living. Buffalo-Niagara, a region of 1.2 million people, is home to world-class art galleries and museums, a comprehensive citywide system of parks and green space designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, a vibrant theater and music community, and major and minor league sports teams. These are just a few of the wide array of cultural and recreational elements that make Buffalo a great place to work, study and live. For more information, please see: http://www.buffalo.edu/about_ub/the-buffalo-niagara-region.html.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Applicants must apply through the UB online system:
You will be required to submit the following:
• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• Statement of research interests and experiences, including plans to pursue extramural funding
• Statement of teaching philosophy and experiences, including approaches to creating inclusive classroom environment
• Statement of diversity and inclusion addressing past and/or potential contributions through teaching, research, and/or service
• 3 Publications
· Contact information for 3 professional references
For specific inquiries, please contact: Dr. Lynn Kozlowski, Chair of the Community Health and Health Behavior Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications will be reviewed as received, and review will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, please apply as soon as possible.