The Department of Public Health at Agnes Scott College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the undergraduate public health program beginning in Fall 2024. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in public health or a related discipline at the time of appointment. Applicants with PhDs in fields other than Public Health must have a master’s degree in Public Health. The ideal candidate will have prior undergraduate teaching experience, and specialize in environmental health, health policy and management, mental health, addiction, injury prevention or chronic disease. Candidates with expertise in health disparities are particularly invited to apply. The 3/2 teaching load will include some combination of the following courses: Environmental Health, Health Policy, Environmental and Public Health Communications, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Program Evaluation, Community-Based Participatory Research and Practice, and electives in the candidate’s area of expertise. We particularly invite candidates with strong quantitative skills and the ability to teach R, project management software, or ArcGIS. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to sustain a strong portfolio of research activity, and a commitment to working with a socially and economically diverse student population.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, evidence of established or emerging excellence in teaching and research, a statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity and inclusion statement, sample syllabi, graduate transcripts, and the names of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications received prior to November 1, 2023 will be given priority consideration.
- PhD, at least one advanced degree must be in Public Health (PhD and/or Masters)
- Previous higher education teaching experience, ideally at the undergraduate level
- Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
- Commitment to liberal arts education
- Ability to establish/sustain an active portfolio of research
About Agnes Scott College
Agnes Scott College is a highly selective, independent, national liberal arts college for women located in metropolitan Atlanta, a cosmopolitan and ethnically diverse region with a vibrant cultural life. The college has been nationally recognized for diversity, innovation, and excellence in teaching and is committed to providing its faculty with a supportive academic environment. The college’s strategic initiative, SUMMIT, emphasizes global learning, leadership development and digital proficiency throughout the curriculum. All faculty reviews evaluate the candidate’s performance in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service, with the highest priority given to teaching. Support for faculty development includes travel funding, a one-semester research leave at full pay after successful completion of the third-year review, a post-tenure sabbatical program, and the opportunity to apply for internal professional development awards. An equal opportunity employer, Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.