Assistant Professor of Public Health (health data analytics)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

Job Description

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Public Health at Syracuse University. The Department of Public Health at Syracuse University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor beginning August, 2020. We seek candidates with strong skills in health data analytics (area open) and credentialed in (or eligible to be credentialed in) community health education. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to diversity – including in their commitment to teach, advise, mentor, and collaborate with diverse student and community members — and excellence in our department.


Ph.D. required, with preference given to individuals with a Ph.D. in Public Health or an MPH and a Ph.D. in a related field; Demonstrated training and experience in health data analytics (with credentialing or eligibility to be credentialed); Higher education teaching experience desirable;

Job Specific Qualifications

Candidates must: (1) have an active program of research focused on important public or global health topics with a potential for extramural funding; (2) be committed to excellence in teaching diverse students at the graduate and undergraduate levels, (3) provide academic and career advising and mentoring to diverse undergraduate and graduate students; (4) and engage in department, college, university-level, community, and professional service activities. We anticipate the successful candidate in health data analytics will contribute to our undergraduate and graduate courses in epidemiology, public health data analytics, and biostatistics.

In addition to skills and experience specific to their position, candidates should demonstrate excellence in cultural competence, including the ability to communicate effectively with people across cultures.


The successful candidate will:
1.Pursue a program of research with the potential to secure sponsored funding.
2.Teach graduate and undergraduate courses and advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
3.Engage in service activities in the department, college, and university as well as the community and profession.


Physical Requirements

“Not Applicable”


“Not Applicable”

Application Instructions

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must complete the brief online faculty application and attach electronic copies of:
1.A cover letter briefly conveying interest in and qualifications for the position that specifies which position the applicant is applying to
2.A curriculum vitae
3.A statement of research interests with an emphasis on achievements and future directions
4.A statement of teaching interests and philosophy with attention to diversity and inclusion
5.A statement of how the applicant will further Syracuse University’s commitment to build a culturally diverse and inclusive educational environment
6.Contact information for three letters of recommendation (referees will be contacted for finalists only)

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit

About the Syracuse area

Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.

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