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Job Title: Associate/Full Professor & Director, Harrell Center
Job Number: 16141
Organization: USF/COPH
Posted: 9/11/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Community Health
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tampa,  FL    USA
Compensation: Negotiable
Position Description: The University of South Florida College of Public Health is seeking applicants as Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Community and Family Health who will also serve as the Director of the Harrell Center for Family Violence.

The Department of Community and Family Health is the academic home for the Harrell Center. Major academic concentration areas in the Department of Community and Family Health include public health education, maternal and child health, behavioral health, socio-health sciences, social marketing and nutrition and dietetics. Departmental centers and faculty research interests are profiled on the department website at http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/cfh/.

The mission of the Harrell Center is to develop and integrate knowledge with best practices to strengthen community responses to family violence. The Center facilitates interdisciplinary community-based partnerships to conduct and translate research into usable information for practitioners, to provide education and training to students and those working in the field, and to serve as a resource and advocacy center for the public and professionals. In addition to its director, the Center has eight senior research scientists who collaborate in carrying out the goals of the Center. The Center has recently broadened its focus beyond family violence to consider the impact of all forms of violence on communities and to identify environmental, behavioral and policy approaches to preventing or mitigating violence. For more details about the Harrell Center see http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/cfh/harrel lcenter/. USF Tampa is located in a dynamic and growing metropolitan area of nearly three million residents and offers a wide-range of cultural, artistic, athletic and recreational activities, excellent public schools, close proximity to Gulf of Mexico beaches, and an affordable cost of living.

Qualifications: Minimum and preferred qualifications for the two ranks are listed below.

Minimum qualifications:

Associate Professor • Doctoral degree in Public Health, social/behavioral sciences, or a closely related field. • Two years of continuous and productive accomplishment as an Assistant Professor or the equivalent. • A record of excellence in teaching, including a clearly defined teaching philosophy, participation on thesis and/or dissertation committees and successful direction of the work of master’s and doctoral candidates. • A record of excellence in independent and/or collaborative research and/or scholarly work, supported by substantial and sustained publications or their equivalent. • A record of substantive contribution of service to the University, profession and community. • A record of collegiality and participation as a citizen of the University. • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with community organizations in the development, implementation and evaluation of community-based violence prevention and intervention programs.

Professor • Doctoral degree in Public Health, social/behavior sciences, or a closely related field. • Two years of continuous and productive accomplishment as an Associate Professor or the equivalent. • A record of collegiality and participation as a citizen of the University. • A record of excellence in teaching, including a clearly defined teaching philosophy and a record of participation on and as major professor for thesis and/or dissertation committees for master’s and doctoral candidates. • A national and/or international record of excellence in independent and/or collaborative research and/or creative scholarly work, support by substantial and sustained publications or their equivalent. • A record of substantial contribution of service to the University and to the field, profession and community as appropriate to the mission and goals of the department, College and/or University. • Compelling evidence of significant achievement among peers in one’s discipline or professional field at the national or international level. • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with community organizations in the development, implementation and evaluation of community-based violence prevention and intervention programs.

Preferred qualifications for both ranks: • Evidence of management or leadership of multidisciplinary funded centers or comprehensive programs focused on public health, family or community violence prevention or intervention. • Established record of leadership in obtaining extramural research funding through competitive processes, with past or current principal investigator status on national level research grants. • Evidence of achievement and defined plan for research related to violence prevention and intervention. • Evidence of innovation in teaching in the classroom and on-line, curriculum development, mentoring and supervising graduate students. • Experience in teaching graduate courses, including but not limited to, courses in violence prevention and/or intervention, violence related policy, and community program planning/evaluation. • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams. • Evidence of collaborative professional relationships. • Demonstrated experience in a leadership role within a professional organization related to family and community violence at the national level.

Organization Description: The University of South Florida System—which includes three, separately accredited institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota- Manatee—is the academic home of more than 50,000 students. A global research university, USF is ranked in the top 30 nationally for research expenditures among public universities, according to the National Science Foundation. In fiscal year 2017, the university was awarded over $500 million in contracts and grants.

Part of USF Health, the USF College of Public Health was founded in 1984 and consists of a faculty of 84 scholars, professionals and leaders serving the educational needs of more than 1,500 students in bachelors, master’s and doctoral degree programs. Our faculty are engaged in a diverse portfolio of active research in our community. We are transforming curricula and degree programs at all levels; we are engaging in translational research and the translation of that research to practice; and we are committed to public health workforce and systems development, locally and around the world. See the COPH website at http://health.usf.edu/publichealth/ to learn more about our dynamic and innovative faculty and College.

Closing Date: 12/11/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Lisa Sleek,  Associate/Full Professor & Director, Harrell Center
Contact Location: 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd

Tampa   FL  33612
United States
Contact Location: 13201 Bruce B. Downs Blvd
 
  Tampa   FL  33612
  United States
Contact Phone: (813) 974-4867 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: lsleek@health.usf.edu
Web Address:
How to Apply: Candidates must complete an online application to be considered for this position. Please visit www.usf.edu and access “Work at USF” and then click on Access Careers@USF and search for Job ID: 16141 or Position #00002583. Applicants should submit a letter of application advising of the rank for which they are applying and addressing the qualifications for that rank listed in the advertisement, a CV and a list of three references. References will not be contacted without notifying applicants in advance.

Additional Information: Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin April 6, 2018.

According to Florida law, search records, including applications and search committee meetings, are open to the public. USF is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Equal Access institution. Applicants who need disability accommodations in order to participate in the selection process should notify Lisa Sleek at (813) 974-4867 or TDD (813) 974-2218 at least five working days in advance of need.

Affirmative Action: USF is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution, committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. Applicants who needs reasonable accommodations must submit the request within 5 days of the event. Please Lisa Sleek at (813) 974-4867 or via Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (Florida Relay) by dialing 711.

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