The Baldwin Wallace University invites applications for tenure track faculty position from qualified candidates with strong teaching and research experience in disease epidemiology or disease prevention & health promotion, or population health informatics to begin August 2018. The Department of Public Health and Prevention Sciences is an innovative and rapidly growing department within Baldwin Wallace University. The Department offers both a vibrant and well-established Undergraduate Program (BSPH) and a new graduate program (MPH) focusing on Population Health and Public Health Leadership, and Disease Prevention Our MPH program is unique in that it is developed in partnership with The MetroHealth Hospital System(MHS), a nationally ranked, public health care system located in Cleveland, Ohio. The courses are taught at MHS campus. We are committed to creating a supportive, challenging, and experiential academic experience with intentional connections between classroom and applied learning. The faculty research within the Department is funded by NIH, CDC, HRSA, and other International and State agencies.
The successful candidate will be expected to: i) teach within both the Undergraduate and Graduate program as well as contribute to University’s Core curriculum; ii) establish and maintain an independent and collaborative research program with extramural funding; iii) serve on department and University committees; iv) mentor/advising students and v) assume other duties as assigned according to the successful candidate’s strength and weaknesses. Successful candidates are expected to work closely with students and demonstrate teaching effectiveness.
The Department provides excellent opportunities to work collaboratively within an exciting multi-disciplinary environment with strengths that include Global Health, LGBT Health, Natural Disaster, Spatial epidemiology, HIV/AIDS, Substance Abuse and chronic disease management. The Department has ongoing programmatic collaborations with local and international healthcare and Community based agencies.
Required Qualifications: i) PhD or DrPH in Epidemiology, Disease Prevention, Population Health Informatics or another relevant Public Health discipline from an accredited Graduate Public Health Program; ii) Evidence of competence in teaching university level Epidemiology, or Disease Prevention, Population Health Informatics or and/or other relevant public health courses; iii) Ability to articulate research agenda and/or demonstrate scholarship in Epidemiology, Disease Prevention, Population Health Informatics or Population Health management. Preferred Qualifications: i) Post-doctoral experiences; ii) Demonstrated capabilities for attracting and maintaining extramural research funding, ii) Experience working with Community/Public Health related agencies/ health care -related settings, iii) Expertise in analyzing population level datasets; iii) Training/knowledge of the Social Determinants of Health, including social justice and health equity, iv) CHES/MCHES/CPH or eligible.
Baldwin Wallace University is a private liberal arts and sciences university located 14 miles southwest of Cleveland. The University offers an outstanding benefits package including, but not limited to, funding for professional travel, summer grant opportunities, and tuition benefits for immediate family members. For two decades, Baldwin Wallace University has been listed among top colleges and universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report. The University is strongly committed to teaching excellence and to the personal and professional development of its students. The University seeks to attract an engaged, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in pedagogy, committed to scholarship, performance excellence and service to the institution.
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research, as well the names and contact information for three current professional references in one (1) Word document or one (1) PDF and submit via the To Apply link on HR’s Employment and Careers’ webpage at https://www.bw.edu/employment/
Baldwin Wallace University is an EEO/AA employer and educator. At BW, we support and encourage diversity in a variety of forms. We value and appreciate inclusive excellence in the classroom, within extracurricular activities, and as we engage our community partners. Learn more at Diversity Affairs – https://www.bw.edu/about/diversity/