Faculty, Public Health

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Public Health

Position Title

Faculty, Public Health

Department

Public Health

Division

College of Health Professions

Vacancy Number

F23-062

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Faculty

Responsibilities

The College of Health Professions at Mercer University invites applications for a full-time faculty member in the Department of Public Health. This is a 12-month, tenure-track position.  The Department of Public Health is in a progressive and innovative College that emphasizes evidence-based and integrative approaches to health and collaboration with the other programs in the College (Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Clinical Psychology, Athletic Training, and Kinesiology).

Responsibilities include undergraduate student classroom instruction and evaluation; advisement and mentoring of students; committee involvement; professional organization engagement; and scholarly activities to include grants, publications, and presentations.  Opportunities exist to provide graduate student classroom instruction in the Master of Public Health and Doctor of Public Health programs.  The ideal candidate will have a strong research orientation with potential for extramural funding and a commitment to excellence in teaching. As a faculty member at Mercer University, you can expect to be immersed into a community of scholars who are committed to fostering diversity and inclusive excellence.

Qualifications

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD or DrPH) in public health from a Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH) accredited program/school.  Prior teaching experience and a record of peer-reviewed scholarly activity preferred.  Rank commensurate with academic experience. 

Background Check

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Required Documents

CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Statement of Research Interests, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position will be a 12-month appointment based at Mercer University‚Äôs campus in Macon, Georgia.  More information can be found at https://www.mercer.edu/ 

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Cheryl Gaddis, gaddis_cr@mercer.edu, 678.547.6464.

Interested applicants will need to complete the brief online application and attach a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, description of research agenda, and the names and contact information for three professional references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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