Academic Jobs Wiki

Previous year's page is Public Health 2015-2016

This page is for Academic Positions in Schools of Public Health that begin in 2017.

Please list advertised positions, with updates as they occur, including acknowledgments of receipt, phone interviews, campus interviews, and offers. Listing the names of those hired is a violation of privacy.

Please add approximate dates to your posts whenever possible.

2016-2017 Academic Postings in Public Health - Full Time / Tenure-Track[]

Drexel University, Community Health and Prevention[]

  • Phone Interview in mid-December
  • Last campus visit was in early March

Drexel University, Health Management and Policy[]

The Department of Health Management and Policy in the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health seeks applicants for a tenure-line position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the area of population health management and/or implementation and translational science in public health and health care. Salary commensurate with experience. The position will be available starting on or after September 1, 2017.

  • Updates here

East Carolina University, Department of Health Education and Promotion[]

  • Updates here

Johns Hopkins University, Department of Health Policy and Management[]

The Department of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has an opening for a tenure-track faculty position in health and healthcare disparities.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.D. with graduate training in health services research, health policy, health equity, health economics, medical sociology, epidemiology or public health. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Successful applicants will work primarily with faculty in the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions.  They will also have the opportunities to collaborate with other disparities researchers from the Schools of Public Health, Nursing, Medicine and Arts and Science.

  • Updates here

Ohio State University, Open Department[]

The College of Public Health at The Ohio State University is searching for outstanding candidates for regular tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full-Professor. We especially welcome candidates interested in addressing significant public health challenges facing Ohio and the nation, such as high infant mortality, tobacco control, food insecurity, health disparities, the epidemic of opioid use as well as the transformative changes in health care delivery. Additional areas of research include global health and the university-wide Discovery Theme ( foci on health and wellness, food production and security, and energy and environment.

  • Request for campus visit in January made via email in December

Rutgers University, Open Department[]

The School of Public Health invites applications for multiple open rank faculty positions. The successful applicants will be expected to develop and sustain an extramurally funded research program, contribute to the teaching mission, and mentor MPH and doctoral students. Departments are recruiting in the broad areas of biostatistics, bioinformatics, cancer epidemiology, health disparities, environmental health sciences, infectious disease, maternal and child health, global health, obesity, physical activity, tobacco control, alcohol and opioid use, mental health, behavioral economics, health services research health care reform, and health policy.

  • Request for campus visit in January made via email in December

University of Alabama, Birmingham, Department of Health Behavior[]

Positions with a 12-month appointment are available in the Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). We expect to recruit a faculty member; tenure-earning, though any rank (instructor, assistant/associate professor, professor) and tenure status (tenure-earning, tenured, non-tenure earning) may be considered. An established record of research and publications in the modification of health-related behavior risk factors is required. The Department has established research programs in substance misuse and behavioral economics; tobacco control; obesity and physical activity; STI/HIV prevention; child health; family caregiving; and risk and resilience in emerging adults. Candidates with theoretical frameworks relevant to health behaviors such as behavioral economics, experience with multidisciplinary collaboration, and strong quantitative skills are encouraged to apply.

  • Applied in October, Department never confirmed application

University of Florida, Department of Health Services Research, Management, and Policy[]

  • Phone interview in early December

University of Georgia, Department of Epidemiology[]

The Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the College of Public Health at the University of Georgia invites applicants for two tenure track faculty positions at the assistant professor rank. The positions are academic year appointments (9 months) with an opportunity to supplement salary during the summer.

  • Updates here

University of Georgia, Department of Health Policy and Management[]

The Department of Health Policy and Management (HPAM) seeks outstanding candidates to fill an assistant or associate professor tenure track position in health management. The successful candidate will be experienced in areas relating to health services research, health management and leadership and have demonstrated a record of scholarly achievements. It is expected that the new faculty member will build and maintain a productive, externally funded research program. Requirements include an earned academic or professional doctorate.

  • Updates here

University of Louisville, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health[]

The Department of Epidemiology and Population Health in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences at the University of Louisville is seeking applicants for full-time, tenure-track positions at all academic ranks. Candidates for senior positions should have a strong record of peer-reviewed publication and extramural funding as a principal investigator. Candidates at entry level should show evidence for potential to become independent researchers and graduate-level instructors. Applicants must have doctoral degree in epidemiology. Applicants with a degree in a closely related field may be considered if they have at least 5 to 10 years of direct experience in epidemiology, depending upon rank.

  • Position deleted on January 2, 2017; Has the position been filled??

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Health Equity[]

The University of Massachusetts-Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences is seeking applicants from a range of fields in public health whose research emphasizes social justice and addresses health disparities for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. Applications from any relevant discipline are encouraged: Epidemiology, Community Health Education, Health Policy & Management, or Environmental Health.

  • Phone interview in early December

Has anyone heard anything since Dec?

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Health Promotion and Policy[]

The Community Health Education Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Department of Health Promotion and Policy is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.

  • Phone interview in early December

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Health Policy and Management[]

The Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), seeks candidates for a full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty position. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017. Although rank is open, candidates appropriate for Assistant or Associate Professor are preferred. The position will provide opportunities to engage with UNC Gillings School faculty with strong research programs in a number of major domestic and global health areas. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to teaching as well. The position will provide opportunities to teach and advise undergraduate, master’s and/or doctoral students. Faculty in the Department of Health Policy and Management come from varied disciplines including finance, economics, decision sciences, policy, public administration, sociology, and health management. The Department is situated in the UNC Gillings School, which is ranked second in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. More information about the School is available at

  • Updates here

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Maternal and Child Health[]

  • Position posted in April 2016
  • Phone interviews (round 1), date unknown
  • Campus visits (round 1) in late August/early Sept
  • Phone interviews (round 2) in early October
  • Campus visits (round 2) in November and early December

University of North Texas Health Science Center (Fort Worth), Health Services Research[]

  • Phone interview in October
  • Campus visit in November

University of South Carolina, Department of Health Services Policy and Management[]

The Department of Health Services Policy and Management (HSPM) in the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina seeks qualified candidates for two tenure-track assistant or associate professor positions with focus areas related to health care management and administration, information systems, health care financing and health policy.

  • Phone interview in November
  • Campus visit in December
  • Skype interview in late December

Washington University in St. Louis, Brown School[]

We invite applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for Fall, 2017. Candidates should have an earned doctorate in public health or a related social science field; competence to teach at the master’s and PhD levels; and commitment to research, scholarly publications, and preparation of research proposals for external funding. The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis offers MPH and PhD programs in public health in a vibrant, interdisciplinary environment that supports innovative research and excellence in teaching to achieve social impact.

  • Skype Interview on late October
  • Campus Visit on early December

Part-time/Adjunct/Contract Positions[]

New York University Washington, DC (NYUDC) Academic Center, Washington, DC - 2 positions[]

New York University's Washington, DC Academic Center is hosting 2 public health courses for an MPH program in summer 2017 (one each in Epidemiology and Biostatistics). The lecturing role includes all preparation, delivery, and grading (some administrative assistance is available to support the preparation of course materials). Courses are to be intellectually challenging in content, and rigorous student assessment is required. The salary will be based on equivalent and appropriate rates for the course.

Candidate requirements
Lecturers must be approved by the academic unit at NYU. The Epidemiology candidate is expected to have a PhD or DrPH in Epidemiology (or related field); the Biostatistics candidate is expected to have a PhD or DrPH in Biostatistics (or related field).

Application procedure

Please send (1) a CV, (2) a letter of interest, and (3) some final end-of-semester student course evaluations (summary sheets are preferred to individual student comment forms) to to the attention of Dr. Kerstin Sorensen (Assistant Director for Academic Affairs) and Mr. Mark Nakamoto (Academic Program Coordinator). In the letter, please highlight any relevant experience you have in teaching and/or research relevant for the course and a proposed course description. For complete information and application instructions, please visit