Arcadia University, Domestic

Assistant Professor of Public Health

9 month Faculty
Community & Global Public Health


The Department of Public Health in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University invites applications for a nine-month tenure track faculty member with expertise in Global Health, beginning August 2018 for the Assistant or Associate level. Programs offered within the Department include a BSPH with a concentration in Global Health, an undergraduate minor in Global Public Health, MPH in Community Health, and MPH dual degrees with the Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, International Peace and Conflict Resolution, and Counseling programs. All programs are currently accredited by CEPH. We are seeking a candidate who is committed to balancing teaching with research and service at the university and professional levels. Opportunities are available to expand initiatives that are at the core of Arcadia's international focus and global health mission. 


Arcadia's College of Health Sciences (CHS) houses the University's Community and Global Public Health/Health Education Programs, Genetic Counseling, Medical Science (Physician Assistant Studies), and Physical Therapy programs. Through evidence-based practice and project-based learning, these programs prepare health professionals for success in a rapidly changing global environment, with applied public health internships, pro bono clinical thesis work, clinical rotations, international fieldwork, and multicultural assessment. Graduates of Arcadia's CHS programs are at the forefront of their respective fields and employed with leading health organizations.


Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and a national leader in study abroad and international education. Approximately 3,900 students study at Arcadia, with 2,400 undergraduate students choosing from more than 65 fields of study. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world.


For additional information and to apply, please visit: and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and names and phone numbers of three professional references.


Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.



Essential Functions

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in community and global health, advising undergraduate students, supervising capstone projects, conducting independent and collaborative research, participating in regional as well as national public health meetings and presenting and publishing in appropriate outlets.


Marginal Functions

  • Participating in Curriculum Development and Redesign within the Department
  • Participating in College-level interprofessional education initiatives
  • Engaging across the University in service
  • Establishing or solidifying service-learning and/or global learning opportunities for undergraduate public health students


The candidate will have a doctorate degree in a public health discipline with training and expertise in Global Health and some teaching experience on the undergraduate and/or graduate level. A focused research agenda and scholarly publications appropriate to career level are required. Experience in comparative global health research and/or conducting research in low and/or middle income countries preferred. Experience in leading or developing service-learning projects at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is preferred.

Application Instructions and Requirements

A review of applications will begin December 20, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is hired.


Please upload the following in PDF form:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information for 3 professional references (References will only be contacted for finalists)

Applicants should be prepared to send copies of letters of recommendation, academic publications, teaching evaluations, academic transcripts and grant documents upon request.  


Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.


For additional information and to apply, please visit: and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.



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