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Moravian College
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Assistant Professor of Public Health

Posted: 8/18/2017

This position is eligible for full benefits.

The Moravian College Department of Nursing and Public Health invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in public health.  The position will start the Fall of 2018. 

Successful candidates will demonstrate effective teaching, research, and service skills.  The hired faculty member will teach courses primarily in the areas of epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, and public health research methods.  The faculty member may also develop applied electives or intermediate courses linked to these primary content areas as well as other content areas such as public health nutrition or occupational health.  Effective teaching and student engagement are essential.  The faculty member will primarily teach undergraduate students.  The faculty member will also build community-college partnerships and create student-faculty collaborative research opportunities based on their area of expertise.  

College faculty are expected to teach, research, and serve within a liberal arts tradition.  Moravian College offers a BA, BS, and minor in public health and also contributes to the liberal arts curriculum.  The public health program embraces an interdisciplinary, creative, and innovative approach to population health. 

All positions are subject to budget availability.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Ideally, qualified applicants will have completed a doctoral degree (DrPH or PhD) with a focus in public health or a related area of study (e.g., health promotion/behavior/education, epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, environmental health, or a similar field of study) prior to application. However, ABD candidates with a doctoral focus in public health or a related area of study will be considered if the doctoral degree will be completed by the start date of the position. Additionally, applicants who have already completed an MPH and another advanced terminal doctoral degree outside of public health (e.g., PhD, EdD, JD, MD) will be considered.  Preference will be given to candidates who have completed an MPH or MSPH  degree in addition to a doctoral degree.  Candidates must support their potential to effectively teach, research, and serve (community and college) within a liberal arts college via documentation, recommendations, interviews, and on campus demonstrations.

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TO APPLY:  Qualified candidates should send the following to Please send all electronic documentation in one (1) document formatted as a PDF file. The subject line should state “Public Health Asst Prof.” An incomplete application file will not be considered.

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vita
  3. Teaching philosophy statement (1-2 pages)
  4. Research interests summary (1 page)
  5. Three letters of recommendation or arrange to have them sent

Application deadline: January 31, 2018

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Founded in 1742, Moravian College is the sixth-oldest college in the country. Moravian is a private coeducational liberal arts college that is located in historic Bethlehem, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Moravian is composed of a traditional undergraduate program, graduate, professional, and adult completion programs, and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.

The College encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE