Global Health Professor or Associate Professor - University of Georgia
The Global Health Institute (GHI) within the University of Georgia College of Public Health (CPH) welcomes nominations and applications for the position of Professor or Associate Professor of Global Health. The applicant must have maintained research programs in global health with extramural funding and demonstrate long-term affiliations with international academic institutions, health organizations, and/or other foundations involved in global public health. A doctoral degree is required, either a PhD in public health or global health, or in a health-related field, or in a biomedical discipline. Holders of a DrPH, MD, DO or DVM are also eligible if they have a minimum of five years experience in at least one of the five core public health disciplines: biostatistics, environmental health, epidemiology, health promotion and behavior or health policy and management.
Applicants must also demonstrate successful scholarship, instruction and leadership in their field. Accomplishments to be considered include sustained research in global health, global health field projects, mature international research collaborations, publications in prominent scientific journals, and mentorship of graduate students and early career faculty in global health. Applicants must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor with tenure.
To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate or full professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire. To review UGA’s Promotion and Tenure guidelines for specific faculty ranks see https://provost.uga.edu/policies/appointment-promotion-and-tenure/.
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Applicants should submit the following: (a) a letter of application specifically responsive to the position’s responsibilities and required and preferred qualifications as described, (b) a complete resume or curriculum vitae, (c) the names, addresses, email and telephone numbers of four references (who will not be contacted without further correspondence with the applicant). For the complete posting and to apply online visit www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/128243 . Nominations and requests for information should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Mark Ebell, 706-542-1585 or email@example.com . Include “Global Health Professor” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2020 and the search will remain open until the position is filled. The expected start date is August 1, 2020.
Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.
A doctoral degree is required. The applicant also must have maintained research programs in global health with extramural funding and demonstrate long-term affiliations with international academic institutions, health organizations, and/or other foundations involved in global public health. Applicants must demonstrate successful scholarship, instruction and leadership in their field.