Public Health Director/Associate Professor

  • Tennessee State University
  • Nashville, TN
  • Jun 06, 2022
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description

Department: HEALTH ADMINISTRATION AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Number of hours per week: 37.5

Months per year: Fiscal (12 months)

Campus: Avon Williams

Position Number: 103050

Advertised Salary: Commensurate based on experience.

Pay Basis: Monthly

Job Description
Tennessee State University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is recruiting a Public Health Director for the public health programs, including the Bachelor of Science in Public Health and Master of Public Health (MPH), and a potential Ph.D. program.

This is a 12 month, tenure-track position at the Associate Professor rank. Applicants must possess a terminal degree in Public Health/ Ph.D/ Dr. PH with a specialty in any of the following concentrations: Epidemiology, Behavioral Science and Health Education, Environmental Health, Health Policy, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; Biostatistics, or Health Disparities and cultural competence; or a degree in medicine (MD) or dentistry (DDS) with a master's degree in public health (MPH). Applicants who hold other Allied Health degrees will be considered.

The Director's responsibilities include development, implementation and management of public health programs; recruitment of students and faculty; mentoring students, budget management, and developing and maintaining strong and positive relationships with professionals in the health care community in Middle Tennessee and beyond.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience
This is a 12 month, tenure-track position at the Associate Professor rank. Applicants must possess a terminal degree in Public Health/ Ph.D/ Dr. PH with a specialty in any of the following concentrations: Epidemiology, Behavioral Science and Health Education, Environmental Health, Health Policy, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; Biostatistics, or Health Disparities and cultural competence; or a degree in medicine (MD) or dentistry (DDS) with a master's degree in public health (MPH). Applicants who hold other Allied Health degrees will be considered.

The candidate should have taught a minimum of five (5) years at the university level. Successful candidates will also demonstrate strong evidence of academic leadership; graduate teaching experience; a history of scholarly productivity; a proven record of grantsmanship; experience with accreditation; and a commitment to community outreach. The candidate should have earned 18 credit hours of doctoral preparation in the health field minimally. The candidate should also have experience in collaborative and multidisciplinary teaching and research.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment is contingent upon successfully completing a criminal background check as mandated by Tennessee State University.

Official transcripts for positions which require a post-secondary undergraduate degree, advanced degree and/or certification must be presented upon hire.

An unofficial transcript may be attached in the "Transcript" section.

You will be required to provide names and contact information for three references.

Requisition Number: 4328

Optional Documents
Transcript 3

Required Documents
Curriculum Vitae
Transcript 1
Transcript 2
List of References

Benefits
Tennessee State University offers eligible employees a competitive benefits package that includes annual leave (vacation), sick leave, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible benefits plans and more.

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