Faculty Position in Public Health at Purdue University
Clinical Assistant / Associate Professor
The Department of Public Health in the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) seeks applicants with expertise in public health or a closely related field for a new clinical faculty position at the clinical assistant or clinical associate professor level. This will be a 12-month, fiscal year appointment, with responsibilities for teaching in our residential and online MPH program, online MHA program, and supporting our experiential learning program (including practicum and capstone) for both our residential and online MPH students as well as working in partnership with our excellent faculty, lecturers, and staff in our undergraduate and online degree programs. Additional responsibilities will include mentorship and/or engagement that complement and/or strengthen active areas of teaching and engagement activity in the department (https://hhs.purdue.edu/research/departmental-research/department-of-public-health-research/), as well as support the college’s signature areas including Developmental Health and Wellness, Healthy Lifestyles and Vital Longevity, and Sustainable and Thriving Communities and Organizations. (https://hhs.purdue.edu/about-hhs/hhs-strategic-vision/). The College of Health and Human Sciences and the Department of Public Health are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging as essential to our mission as a department. Our leadership, faculty, staff, and students are engaged in many efforts that are consistent with this commitment.
Applicants must hold a doctorate in public health or a closely related field. Applicants at the clinical associate level should also have demonstrated success in facilitating learning opportunities in public health practice and/or healthcare administration and in mentoring students.
The Department of Public Health at Purdue University
Purdue’s Department of Public Health is committed to improving the health of populations worldwide, through excellence and innovation in discovery, learning, and engagement. Health is for all people, all the time, and it starts right here with the work we do every day within the Department of Public Health through discovery, learning, and engagement.
The department is committed to providing exceptional undergraduate and graduate education and currently has approximately over 150 undergraduate students and 230 graduate students. Degree programs include the BS, MS, and PhD in Public Health, online MHA, as well as CEPH-accredited residential and online MPH.
The fast-growing and dynamic Department of Public Health is the newest unit in the College of Health and Human Sciences, which comprises nine departments, including Nursing, Nutrition Science, Health Sciences (which includes environmental health), Human Development and Family Studies, and Psychological Sciences. It is the third-largest college at Purdue with over 350 faculty and more than 6,000 students. Opportunities for collaboration exist across all units and throughout the campus. Further, opportunities for professional development/pilot funding exist within the NIH-supported CTSI (www.indianactsi.org), Women’s Global Health Institute (https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/WGHI/), the A.H. Ismail Center for Health, Exercise and Nutrition (https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/hk/ismail/), Discovery Park (www.purdue.edu/discoverypark), the Center on Aging and the Life Course (www.purdue.edu/aging), the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering (https://www.purdue.edu/research/rche/), the Center for Health Equity and Innovation (https://cheqi.pharmacy.purdue.edu/), the Health Equity Initiatives Champions Program (https://www.purdue.edu/provost/health/champion.html), and over 100 other Centers at Purdue (www.purdue.edu/research/centers-institutes-cores/list.php.
Purdue University, Indiana’s land grant institution, is located in West Lafayette, IN. Campus enrollment is over 50,000 students. US News & World Report (2023) ranked Purdue as a Top Ten Most Innovative University in America, and the Greater Lafayette area was recently ranked #1 among the 200 largest metro areas in the US for career opportunities (https://www.wlfi.com/community/greater-lafayette-ranked-1st-for-career-opportunities/article_9f8d8fe4-3a08-11ed-bf53-d3b840e5e3ba.html).
Applications should be submitted to: https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/28996/ and must include (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete CV, (3) a statement of teaching and mentoring which describes experience and philosophy, and (4) at least three names of references with contact information.
The College of Health and Human Sciences and the Department of Public Health are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our leadership, faculty, staff, and students are engaged in many efforts that are consistent with this commitment.
Application review will begin December 15th, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.
Nominations and inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Cody Mullen (firstname.lastname@example.org). The appointment will ideally start July 1, 2024 or a future date subject to negotiation. A background check will be required for employment in this position.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.