Arcadia University, Domestic

  • Assistant Professor of Public Health

    Location US-PA-Glenside
    9 month Faculty
    Community & Global Public Health
  • Overview

    The Department of Public Health in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University invites applications for a nine-month tenure track Assistant Professor in Public Health, beginning August 2019. 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 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, 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. Responsibilities


    Essential Functions

    The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in community health, advising graduate 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 Assessment within the Department 
    • Participating in the development of data collection systems in the MPH program for Accreditation reporting
    • Participating in College-level interprofessional education initiatives
    • Engaging across the University in service



    The candidate will have a doctorate degree in a public health discipline and some teaching experience on the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

    A focused research agenda and scholarly publications appropriate to career level are required.

    Training and/or research in one of the following three areas would best compliment our Department: Community-based research and programming/community advocacy in public health, Health communication OR in biostatistics.


    The candidate should have a working knowledge of accreditation processes related to CEPH accreditation and should have experience in designing curricular assessments.

    Application Instructions and Requirements

    Application Instructions and Requirements


    A review of applications will begin October 29 th, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is hired.


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

    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 academic publications, teaching evaluations, academic transcripts and grant documents upon request.




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