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Public Health - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

Public Health - Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science at UC San Diego (https://hwsph.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for one or more faculty positions in the areas of Behavioral Medicine, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Policy, Health Equity, Public Mental Health, and Climate and Environmental Health.

The School offers teaching and student mentoring opportunities in our Bachelor of Science in Public Health, MPH, PhD in Public Health (administered jointly with San Diego State University), and MS and PhD in Biostatistics degree programs. Further, the School has an MAS in Leadership of Healthcare Organizations run in conjunction with UCSD Extension and a Preventive Medicine Residency program. The School has strong collaborative research programs facilitated by Research Centers of Excellence focused on Health Promotion and Equity, Women's Health, Tobacco Control, and Wireless and Population Health Systems and has extensive collaborations with the School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy, Jacobs School of Engineering, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Moores Cancer Center, the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute, and with other partners across the UC San Diego campus. Partnerships with the community and health agencies are fundamental to the School. The School houses five recharge cores providing services to both UCSD and the external community, and the School’s faculty and academics hold ~$125M total awarded grants and contracts.

Candidates must have a PhD, DrPh, or related doctoral degree by the time of appointment.

Competitive candidates must have current extramural funding, or a strong promise of fundability for Assistant Rank, and strong publications appropriate for appointment rank. Competitive candidates must also have a demonstrated experience in teaching and mentoring undergraduate or graduate students in public health.

Candidates are required to show a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity by submitting a Diversity Statement of past contributions and/or future plans of excellence in this area as part of their application for an academic appointment.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Position may be full-time or part-time subject to funding. Appointments require candidates to be self-funded or partially self-funded, e.g., with grants.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:

Adjunct Professor – http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-280.pdf     

In-Residence Professor – http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm- 270.pdf

HS Clinical Professor – http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm- 278.pdf

Clinical X Professor – http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm- 275.pdf

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on the University of California pay scales. As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF02706.

The University of California San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Public Health - Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist

Public Health - Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist

The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science (https://hwsph.ucsd.edu/) at the University of California, San Diego, is committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body and seeks a Project Scientist (non-tenured, Assistant, Associate or Full level) to contribute to new and ongoing public health research studies focusing on nutrition and chronic disease prevention.

As a critical member of the research team, the Project Scientist will contribute to the planning, development, and implementation of research studies and be responsible for major contributions to scientific writing, grant writing, and presentations of research findings, including: collaborating on the development and implementation of strategic research grant proposals; participating in the collection, organization, management, analysis, and presentation of research data, including preparing scientific reports, manuscripts, and presentations for academic and community audiences; helping investigators meet publication and research program priorities; utilizing continuous improvement methodologies to evaluate and ensure that future plans and processes are informed by research findings.

At UC San Diego, Project Scientists are academic researchers who are expected to make significant and creative contributions to a research team, but are not necessarily leaders of the research team. They are not required to carry out independent research or develop an independent research reputation but will publish and carry out research or creative programs with supervision by a member of the Professor or Professional Research series. University and public service are encouraged but not required, and they do not have formal teaching responsibilities.

Appointments and duration vary depending on the length of the research project and availability of funding.

Required Qualification: Doctorate degree or its equivalent in a related field of study by the time of appointment.

Candidates must also have:

  • Experience in grant writing and development
  • Demonstrated experience in publishing papers
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a desire to advance UC San Diego’s commitment to achieving excellence and diversity

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • Postdoctoral or equivalent experience
  • Experience with nutrition, chronic disease prevention, public health, epidemiology, or social science research
  • Knowledge of biostatistics and strong data analysis skills
  • Experience in project development and planning

Appointment will be at Assistant, Associate or Full Project Scientist level based on background and experience.

A link to full description of the Project Scientist series is provided for your review:

http://adminrecords.ucsd.edu/PPM/docs/230-311.html

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego's Academic Personnel RECRUIT system at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02609.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

 

 

Lecturer (Unit 18)

Lecturer

The Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego (http://fmph.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and studentbody and has occasional openings for temporary non-tenure track lecturers (Unit18) for Academic years 20/21 and 21/22.

The Public Health faculty, staff, and programs of Family Medicine and Public Health will soon transfer to the Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and appointment maybe in the new School. The School will have approximately 80 salaried faculty, over 150 staff, and be comprised of faculty coming from divisions of Behavioral Medicine, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Policy, and Preventive Medicine. The Department has strong collaborative research programs facilitated by Research Centers of Excellence focused on Wireless and Population Health Systems, Health Promotion and Equity, Women's Health, Tobacco Control, Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention, and Integrative Health.

Courses in which lecturers may be needed include BS undergraduate and graduate courses including but not limited to:

BS:
FMPH40 - Introduction to PublicHealth
FMPH101 - Epidemiology
FMPH110 - Health Behavior and Chronic Diseases
FMPH 120 - Health Policies for Healthy Lifestyles
FMPH130 - Environmentaland Occupational Health
FMPH193,194 - Public Health Capstone sequence
FMPH196a,b,c - Honors Program sequence
MPH:
FMPH401 - Introduction to Epidemiology
FMPH402 - Introduction to Health Behavior
FMPH403 - Public Health Research Methods
FMPH404 - Environmental Health
FMPH405 - Health Policy and Management
FMPH406 - Scientific Writing
FMPH410 - Health Behavior Interventions
FMPH411- Measurement and Program Evaluation
FMPH 412 - Scale Development for Behavioral Health Measurement
FMPH 413 - Ethics in Public Health Research/Practice
FMPH415 - Advanced Epidemiological Methods
FMPH416 - Environmental Epidemiology
FMPH417 - Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
FMPH418 - Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases
FMPH467 - Cancer: Cause and Prevention

 

The full description of the Public Health degree programs and courses offered by the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health can be found in the online course catalog: Undergrad https://www.ucsd.edu/catalog/curric/FMPH-ug.html; Grad https://www.ucsd.edu/catalog/curric/FMPH-gr.html

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Public Health or a related field completed by the date of appointment or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Candidates with prior research or practice experience relevant to the course(s) to which they are applying to teach and/or prior college level teaching experience are preferred, experience can be as a teaching assistant.

Appointees must comply with Department / School and University instructions, deadlines and policies regarding course scheduling, and are expected to be flexible with regards to the scheduling of their classes to accommodate the limited space availability for classrooms during standard business hours. Public Health courses will be offered in person, remotely, or a combination thereof at the discretion and need of the School or University.  Appointments may be part or full time, for 1, 2, or 3 classes per quarter and 1, 2, or 3 quarters in duration in an academic year.  In the application, specify the courses or academic area(s) in which you are qualified to teach. We are especially interested in recruiting candidates committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and who will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports that commitment.

A link to the full description of the series is provided for your review: Lecturer and Senior Lecturer Series - see : http://adminrecords.ucsd.edu/PPM/docs/230-283.html
Salary is based on the University of California pay scales.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system: https://apol- recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF02493.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.