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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Health Sciences (Public Health)
Job Number: Position PS#00006326
Organization: California State University, East Bay
Posted: 8/5/2020
Type: Academic - Tenure Track
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings:
Location: Hayward,  CA    USA
Compensation: Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.
Position Description: DUTIES OF THE POSITION: This tenure-track position requires specialized training in public health. The candidate must have training in or research experience and a research agenda focused on any of the following areas: epidemiology, analysis and modeling of "big data,” infectious diseases, environmental health, and/or public health surveillance. The department seeks candidates who will broaden the diversity of the faculty in quantitative research methods.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate ability to teach one or more core courses in the Health Sciences Major, as well as required and elective courses in the Concentration in Public Health. The candidate would also work with Department faculty as we seek accreditation of the degree. The successful applicant must articulate a clear research vision appropriate to the discipline, and demonstrate potential to contribute to an active program of scholarly or creative work, including evidence of productivity which reflects a coherent agenda. We prefer candidates who have experience in problem-based or case-based learning approaches.

Applicants should note that teaching assignments at Cal State East Bay may include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS: The Department of Health Sciences seeks candidates who are aligned with its mission of building knowledge and skills necessary to practice in both population health and clinical settings. Candidates are required to have an earned health-related doctorate (e.g., PhD, DrPH, ScD) no later than the effective date of the appointment. The successful applicant must have a cogent research agenda, specialized training, and/or broad experience in any of the areas outlined above.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate either successful teaching experience at the university level or promise in this area. The undergraduate major in Health Sciences employs a new curriculum based on problem-based learning; the Department seeks innovative and enthusiastic candidates to help build on this pedagogical foundation. It also prefers candidates with experience in course design, curriculum development, blended learning, case- based instruction, and an ability to use technology as a teaching and learning tool.

Applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. Candidates must articulate a strong research agenda and should demonstrate potential to secure extramurally funded research.

Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, and community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see:

Organization Description: THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (Cal State East Bay) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, Cal State East Bay is organized into four colleges. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program.

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Health Sciences is one of the largest and fastest growing departments at Cal State East Bay, with 14 tenure-track faculty and approximately 1,000 students. The Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences is designed to prepare students to enter directly into careers in health or post-graduate professional programs.

The Department of Health Sciences has two areas of concentration—public health and health policy—in addition to a general degree in Health Sciences. The undergraduate major in Health Sciences emphasizes problem-based learning, teamwork, and strong critical thinking skills, rooted in a population perspective. In addition, faculty actively pursue research and scholarship in the fields of health sciences, as well as engage in university and community service.

The Department is highly diverse, collegial, goal-oriented and emphasizes shared decision- making among faculty. Its work is rooted in values of solidarity, equity and social justice. With a strong value on interdisciplinary perspectives, the Department is dedicated to addressing health issues of communities of the East Bay and California, and is particularly committed to the elimination of health disparities and to creating communities that are resilient in the face of climate change.

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Closing Date: 11/5/2020
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Michael Stanton,  Assistant Professor of Health Sciences (Public Health)
Contact Location: 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, SF 502

Hayward   CA  94542
United States
Contact Location: 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, SF 502
  Hayward   CA  94542
  United States
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How to Apply: APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of completed applications will start on October 2, 2020 and will continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement; a complete and current vita via Interfolio (see “Apply Now”). Applicants must also submit a one-page diversity statement that addresses how she/he/they engage a diverse student population in teaching, research, mentoring, and advising. Each applicant should also provide representative evaluations of teaching effectiveness, and 1-2 recent publications that reflect his/her research agenda and substantive expertise. Three letters of recommendation from a supervisor/colleague in an academic or professional setting, dissertation or thesis committee member, and/or research collaborator are also required for a full application packet.

Additional Information: Any questions about the application process may be directed to:

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