The School of Public Health (SPH) at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Global Health, with a specialization in Environmental Health Sciences. This position will be part of the Division of Environmental Health and the PhD Program in Global Health.
The SDSU SPH is ranked in the top 25 in the nation and is an accredited School of Public Health by the Council on Education for Public Health. The Division of Environmental Health offers an MPH in Environmental Health, an MS in Environmental Health Sciences, and supports the core curriculum of the SPH. The PhD concentration in Global Health within the Joint Doctoral Program (JDP) in Public Health is offered in conjunction with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). The program also supports global health education among MPH and MS students in the SPH. There are ample opportunities for multidisciplinary collaborative research with departments across SDSU such as Anthropology, Biology, Biomedical Informatics, Geography, Social Work, Environmental Engineering as well as with Global Health and Public Health faculty at UCSD.
The Position: The selected individual will be a full-time faculty member supporting the PhD in Public Health, concentration Global Health, the MPH in Environmental Health, the MS in Environmental Health Sciences, and undergraduate Environmental Health curriculum. In this position, they will continue to build their research program and seek external funding. The faculty will teach required and elective graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of Environmental Health and Global Health. Additional responsibilities include curriculum development, supervision of PhD dissertations and master’s theses, and coordinating and supervising international field placements. Applicants should have training in global environmental health through education and/or research area of focus. Applicants will have a record of research in the area of global environmental health and human health in international settings, as well as possess robust teaching abilities.
SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.
Qualifications: Candidates for this full time, state-supported tenure-track position should possess a PhD, ScD, or DrPH in global health, epidemiology, environmental health sciences, or in a related discipline. Candidates should have a strong scholarly record. Preference will be given to candidates conducting environmental health research across diverse global settings. Candidates should have evidence of success in securing extramural funding or potential to secure extramural funding.
Applications/Nominations: Apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/72820. Application review will begin February 7, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.