Employment

Associate/Full Professor, Child Well-being/Preventing Toxic Stress—Tenured or Tenure Track

Full Description

Log# 17-019

The Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development is seeking a senior faculty member to address prevention or amelioration of toxic stress in high-risk children and families. This new faculty member will add depth and breadth to current CHD interdisciplinary efforts related to the reduction of stress and child maltreatment, and the elimination of disparities in access, quality, and outcomes experienced by racial and ethnic minorities with or without neurodevelopmental disabilities.

Emphasis areas include: child maltreatment prevention through neuroscience research, development, examination and dissemination of evidence-based programs, implementation research, big data/analysis of large-scale administrative databases, health economics and policy. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Public Health, Social Science, Psychology, Social Work, Epidemiology, Medicine, or related fields. Preference will be given to an appointment at the full professor level, but strong associate professor-level candidates with excellent funding records will also be considered. Applicants are expected to have strong records of scholarship, funded research, excellence in teaching, and university and professional service.

Responsibilities for the position include: Conduct a successful, externally-funded research program that includes peer-reviewed publications. Collaborate with members of the Center, SPH and other GSU Faculty to expand and strengthen research activities within the Center’s current research activities and programs. Teach courses that address CHD, School and division priorities in areas of specialization. Provide academic and research advisement to graduate students, doctoral students, and possibly trainees in the GaLEND Program. Promote and sustain interdisciplinary dialogue and academic service. This position comes with graduate research assistant support.

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Open Rank Professor/Lecturer, Health Management and Policy

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Log# 17-020 A&B

The School of Public Health is seeking tenure-track and non-tenure faculty member to join the core faculty in the area of Health Policy and Management. The selected tenure track candidate will be expected to teach Public Health courses as well as pursue an independent line of research and scholarship in Health Services Research. The selected non-tenure track candidate will be expected to teach Public Health courses, advise and provide service to the university, community and field of Public Health.

The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate in the disciplines of Public Health, Economics, Medical Sociology, Public Policy, Health Management & Policy, Health Administration or other disciplines related to Health Services Research and have academic, practice and leadership experience in Health Services Research. Candidates who demonstrate a strong record of independent or collaborative research with extramural funding support are preferred but candidates who demonstrate the potential to become funded independent investigators will be considered. Prior work experience in a university setting is highly desirable. Good oral and written communication skills are essential.

 

Open Rank Professor/Lecturer, Environmental Health

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Log# 17-021 A&B

The School of Public Health is seeking tenure-track and non-tenure faculty member to join the core faculty in the area of Environmental Health. The selected tenure track candidate will be expected to teach introductory and advanced courses in environmental health including toxicology, as well as pursue an independent line of research and scholarship. The selected non-tenure track candidate will be expected to teach Public Health courses that address departmental priorities in areas of specialization and provide academic and research advisement to Public Health students.

The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate in one of a variety of disciplines including Public Health, Environmental Health or a related field. Preferred qualifications will include training in one or more of the following areas: ambient and/or indoor air pollution, environmental epidemiology, health effects of chemical exposures, risk assessment and public health toxicology. Candidates who demonstrate a strong record of independent or collaborative research with extramural funding support are preferred but candidates who demonstrate the potential to become funded independent investigators will be considered. Prior work experience in a university setting is highly desirable. Good oral and written communication skills are essential.

 

Open Rank Professor/Lecturer, Epidemiology & Biostatistics

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Log# 17-022 A&B

The School of Public Health is seeking tenure-track and non-tenure faculty member to join the core faculty in the area of Epidemiology & Biostatistics. The selected tenure track candidate will be expected to teach epidemiology and biostatistics courses, mentor students, develop research agenda, collaborate with interdisciplinary colleagues to establish appropriate research designs and methods, and work with other programs in the university. The selected non-tenure track candidate will be expected to teach Public Health courses that address departmental priorities in areas of specialization and provide academic and research advisement to Public Health students.

The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate one of a variety of disciplines including Public Health, Biostatistics, Epidemiology or a related field have advanced analytic skills, including designing clinical trials and observational studies, manipulating large and complex databases, and knowledge of advanced statistical techniques or a focus on epidemiologic methods, infectious diseases, chronic disease, prevention science and other fields that have general bearing on Public Health. Candidates who demonstrate a strong record of independent or collaborative research with extramural funding support are preferred but candidates who demonstrate the potential to become funded independent investigators will be considered. Prior work experience in a university setting is highly desirable. Good oral and written communication skills are essential.

 

Health Management & Policy: Lecturer

Full Description

Log#15-125

The School of Public Health is seeking a non-tenure track faculty member to join the core faculty in the area of Health Policy and Management. The selected candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses, advise, and provide service to the university, community and field of public health.

The ideal candidate will have at least one year of teaching experience and have a graduate degree in public health (e.g., MPH, MSPH, etc) or a closely related field with a concentration in one of the following areas: Health Policy and Management, Health Administration, Public Policy and Administration, Law, Economics, or Management. Prior work experience in a university setting is highly desirable. Good oral and written communication skills are essential.

 

Health Management & Policy: Open Rank Professor

Full Description

Log#16-126

The School of Public Health is seeking a tenure-track faculty member to join the core faculty in the area of Health Policy and Management. The selected candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses as well as pursue an independent line of research and scholarship in Health Services Research.

The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate in the disciplines of Public Health, Economics, Medical Sociology, Public Policy or other disciplines related to Health Services Research and have academic, practice and leadership experience in Health Services Research. Candidates who demonstrate a strong record of independent or collaborative research with extramural funding support are preferred but candidates who demonstrate the potential to become funded independent investigators will be considered. Prior work experience in a university setting is highly desirable. Good oral and written communication skills are essential.

 

Epidemiology: Open Rank Professor

Full Description

Log#16-125

The School of Public Health is seeking an outstanding public health/epidemiology scholar to join the faculty of a multi-disciplinary graduate public health program with emphasis in urban health research, epidemiologic research, applied public health, health policy, and community applications. The incumbent will be expected to coordinate and teach graduate courses in Epidemiology, and provide academic and research advisement to graduate students.

An earned doctorate in Epidemiology/Public Health with advanced analytic skills, and a focus on epidemiologic methods, infectious diseases, chronic disease, prevention science and other fields that have general bearing on Public Health. For persons in related fields, advanced training in epidemiology is required. Candidates must have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and developing a research program in the area of expertise, as well as the ability to contribute to the University and profession through service activities.

 

Associate/Full Professor of Adult Health Literacy, Second Century Initiative

Full Description

Log # 16-040

As part of Georgia State University’s Second Century Initiative (2CI), the School of Public Health announces a new faculty opening for scholars with established external funding and research in adult health literacy. The 2CI program focuses on expanding the University’s priority research areas and includes support (start-up funding) and funded doctoral student fellowships. This position will be in the School of Public Health, although new faculty will add depth and breadth to the current federally funded IES Center for the Study of Adult Literacy and to the newly developing College of Education’s Adult Literacy Research Center (ALRC). Appointments are anticipated to begin Fall 2016.

The School of Public Health is a CEPH-accredited program offering a Graduate Certificate, MPH and PhD degrees with more than 200 graduate students and 35 core faculty and academic professionals. Successful applicants will join a unique, multi-disciplinary graduate public health program with emphasis in urban health research, applied public health, health policy, and community applications.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate — Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS)

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The goal of the Georgia State University Tobacco Regulatory Science postdoctoral training program is to prepare participants for active roles in regulatory science and the public debates that accompany public health regulation. The program aims to develop the next generation of transdisciplinary tobacco control researchers through a mentored research experience focusing on social, behavioral, economic, and legal forces that shape the actions of individuals especially with regard to traditional and novel/alternative tobacco products. The program also supports postdoctoral trainees to obtain specific training, attend conferences and engage with relevant research and regulatory institutions. In addition, the fellow will be able to apply for independent research funds through the Georgia State TCORS Awards Core.

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