Associate Professor, Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University

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May 17, 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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The Jefferson College of Population Health is recruiting a senior faculty member at the Associate level to fill a full-time faculty position in the College’s growing public health program. The ideal candidate will be student-centered and an accomplished scholar and teacher with a record of peer-reviewed publications, extramural funding, and excellent teaching evaluations. Candidates from all public health sub-specializations are welcomed to apply, particularly candidates from underrepresented minority groups with expertise and interest in conducting research and teaching courses in health disparities and/or health equity.

Major Job Duties

As a senior faculty member, the Associate Professor will work with other faculty, College leadership, staff, and students to continue to strengthen the public health program’s national reputation and contribute to the overall success of the College and University. Specific job duties include:

• Developing, revising, and teaching courses in the public health program, including electives (see Curriculum).

• Participating on shared governance committees, including the MPH Curriculum Sub-Committee.

• Giving career and academic advising to students, as needed.

• Representing the public health program at relevant community events, recruiting events, and on College and University committees, as appropriate.

• Conducting extramurally-funded research and publishing papers in peer-reviewed scholarly journals.

• Providing service to professional and scholarly societies.

• Other duties, as assigned.


Qualifications for this position are commensurate with those expected of a senior faculty member at the associate level in other accredited schools/programs of public health. Specifically, this includes:

• Being student-centered, collegial, and collaborative.

• Experience teaching public health courses at the graduate level.

• Solid track record of extramural funding

• Scholarship in peer-reviewed journals.

• Ability and desire to mentor and advise student researchers.

• Terminal degree in a related field (i.e., PhD, DrPH, MD, DO, etc.)


For more information about Thomas Jefferson University and the College of Population Health, please visit:

Closing Statement

Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.


Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.


Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.


As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.




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