Opportunity at San Francisco State University


San Francisco State University, Department of Health Education is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Critical Public Health to start in August 2020.

We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interests include the application of critical public health principles of health equity, social justice, analysis of power and resources, and reflexivity to advance knowledge and improve practice in public health. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, through diversity, to the excellence of the academic community.

The position includes a full-time faculty workload per the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the California State University and the California Faculty Association. The workload primarily includes teaching or other agreed upon primary assignment; conducting an active ongoing program of scholarship or creative works that advances knowledge in the field of one’s specialty; and service contributions to the department, college and the university. 

The teaching assignments will be in the MPH and/or BS programs, and will include one or more of the following topics: epidemiology, community health, biostatistics, research methods, courses addressing topics with critical public health lens, e.g., housing insecurity, food systems, migration, and family separation. The scholarship may address a range of topics in the areas of critical public health, community-engaged research, social and structural determinants of health.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, productive participation on departmental, college, and university-wide committees; mentoring and advising graduate and/or undergraduate students; holding regular office hours; curriculum development and improvement, particularly with regard to student learning outcomes; and remaining current in both subject area and teaching methodologies.   

Full details about the position and instructions on how to apply are available here: https://csucareers.calstate.edu/detail.aspx?pid=76572  

Deadline to apply is November 10, 2019. Materials should be submitted to Dr. Lisa Moore, Search Committee Chair, at lisadee@sfsu.edu with the subject line “Critical Public Health TT Search.

Thank you to HELI 2016 Alum Dr. Oscar Gil-García for alerting us to this opportunity!

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