Overview

Are you interested in advancing health equity and having a global impact? The University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis (UHSP) recently made a multi-million-dollar investment to launch the College of Global Population Health, the first of its kind in the US with a global emphasis on population health. The vision of the college is to transform the health outcomes of populations near and far to create a more equitable future for all.

We are seeking a 12-month tenure track open rank faculty position in public health with teaching (50%) and research (30%) responsibilities, and 20% service. The anticipated start date would be Spring 2023 and hybrid work arrangements are possible. Salary is competitive with CEPH accredited programs, along with a generous benefits and startup package.

  • Teaching: the chosen candidate will be responsible for up to five courses per year with a focus on developing new graduate, online public health courses in collaboration with an instructional design team. Candidate may teach some undergraduate courses as well.
  • Research: the chosen candidate should engage in collaborative, interdisciplinary research that contributes towards the advancement of health equity. Successful candidates should demonstrate the potential to secure extramural funding for assistant professors or have a track record of funding for associate and full professors.
  • The remainder will be for service (20%), including serving as the inaugural Master of Public Health (MPH) Program Director focused on curriculum development, assessment and accreditation. Service responsibilities include responsibilities to the College, University, and to the broader community locally and globally.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree in public health or population health related field (i.e. epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy management, global health, implementation science, health behavior, health education, etc.)
  • Familiarity with CEPH accreditation standards
  • Experience with asynchronous online learning, including immersive technologies in higher education, course development and assessment.
  • Interdisciplinary research experience, locally and/or globally
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills including collaboration, communication, and project management
  • Entrepreneurial approach with an initiative-driven growth mindset
  • Champion of diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Dedication to student career development, advising, and the student experience

If this sounds like the job for you, here is information on how to apply:

Follow the simple steps to apply online. With your application please submit a CV and cover letter. We will be reviewing candidates on a rolling basis with intent to begin interviews in December. You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as you are able for early consideration. For questions regarding the College of Global Population Health faculty searches, please contact the dean at David.Steeb@uhsp.edu.

Benefits:

UHSP offers a great benefits package including excellent, affordable health insurance, dental, vision, University-paid life and disability insurance, voluntary coverage, retirement match, and generous parental and caregiver leave, personal and University holiday, sick and vacation time. Faculty positions are eligible for faculty development and travel funds and relocation benefits.

AA/EOE Statement:

University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis is proud to be recognized in 2022 as a Great College to Work For in diversity, inclusion and belonging, faculty and staff well-being and shared governance. We value the benefits of a diverse student body and workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. The Universitys employment policy shall be supported through a continuing affirmative action commitment that embodies the standards of equal employment opportunities for all persons. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.

About University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis

About the College of Global Population Health and University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis:

The College of Global Population Health has successfully hired multiple founding faculty and staff to develop current and future academic programs, drive interdisciplinary research that advances health equity, and engage with communities worldwide to address locally identified needs. The new college currently offers undergraduate degree programs in public health, data science, and healthcare administration management. The College is now developing an online Master of Public Health (MPH) program in which our vision is to be the highest value MPH program in the country that prepares graduates to be transformative leaders in health.

About University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis:

UHSP has been training health professionals since 1864 and is ranked number one by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce for return on investment 15+ years after enrollment. The University has a vibrant campus life, more than 30,000 square feet of research space, and is featured in the National Science Foundation's Higher Education Research and Development Survey. The college will pursue accreditation from the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH) and is a member of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH). There are numerous opportunities for collaborative research and instruction across other UHSP colleges as well as community partners in the surrounding area. We invite applications to be part of a diverse and inclusive team that is advancing health outcomes for populations across St. Louis and throughout the world.