University of Nebraska Medical Center

FT, TT Assistant or Associate Professor, Dept of Health Professions

Hofstra University, a private, nonsectarian, co-educational institution, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor faculty position in the Department of Health Professions. The successful candidate will join a vibrant MPH Program to teach, engage in scholarship and service for committee and department assignments alongside a multi-disciplinary faculty and a diverse student body with a deep commitment to enhancing social justice.  Primary responsibilities will be in the MPH program, with some teaching assignments in the Master of Health Administration and undergraduate health sciences programs.


Candidates must hold a PhD, DrPH, or MD by 1 August 2017, in Epidemiology, Biostatistics or closely related public health discipline (includes, but are not limited to, Statistics, Economics, Medicine, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, and Sociology). Preference will be given to candidates with an established record or demonstrated potential for teaching excellence, collaborative scholarly activity, mentoring students, and working with local healthcare and community groups.


Hofstra’s CEPH accredited MPH Program prepares students for careers as scholar-advocates. We place a high priority on community collaboration, interdisciplinary problem-solving, skill application, critical thinking, and teaching students to be good users and doers of research. Our program is enhanced by the community in which we are located. Nassau County is one of the country’s first suburbs and one of the most culturally, ethnically, and racially diverse communities in the nation.  Nassau County is also home to one of the largest health care systems in the United States, Northwell Health.  Our program draws on the extensive expertise and resources of Northwell Health, providing an unparalleled training ground for our students. To learn more please visit: www.hofstra.edu/publichealth


To apply, send a letter of interest (including a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service), curriculum vitae, sample published or publish-ready paper, teaching evaluations (if applicable), and three letters of recommendations from references that can speak about teaching, research and service accomplishments via email to Jayne Ellinger, PhD, Chairperson at Jayne.Ellinger@hofstra.edu. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.