Faculty & Staff Recruitment

Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health

The Jefferson College of Population Health is recruiting a faculty member at the Assistant or Associate level who can teach graduate-level courses in epidemiology, public health, and health policy; provide research mentoring to masters and doctoral students, and lead and collaborate on externally funded research projects.  Although all research backgrounds will be considered, candidates with research expertise in health disparities, health equity, and/or health policy and advocacy are particularly encouraged to apply.  The position is full-time and based on the Center City campus in Philadelphia, PA.  The ideal candidate will be a strong researcher, student-centered, an excellent teacher, and have a record of peer-reviewed publications and external funding, as appropriate to their rank and experience. 

Major Job Duties

The Assistant/Associate Professor will work with other faculty, College leadership, staff, students, and alumni to strengthen the College’s academic programs through excellence in teaching, research, and service, and be an active citizen of the College and University.  Specific job duties include:

  • Developing, revising, and teaching courses in epidemiology, public health, and health policy;
  • Participating on assigned College and University committees, including the Public Health Team Teaching Committee;
  • Giving career advice and academic mentorship and advising to students;
  • Representing the College at community activities and recruiting events;
  • Leading externally funded research;
  • Publishing and presenting research in peer-reviewed scholarly journals and scientific venues;
  • Providing service to the profession and community; and
  • Other duties, as assigned


Qualifications for this position include:

  • Being student-centered, collegial, and collaborative.
  • Experience teaching epidemiology, public health, and health policy courses at the graduate level.
  • Excellent student and peer evaluations of teaching.
  • Track record of external funding and scholarship commensurate with rank.
  • Ability and desire to mentor and advise student researchers at the masters and doctoral levels.
  • Strong research training and a terminal degree in a related field (i.e., PhD, DrPH, MD, DO, etc.).

More Information & How To Apply

The position will be filled immediately, with an anticipated start date in September 2022 or January 2023.  Inquiries should be directed to:  Dr. Rosemary Frasso, Search Committee Chair.

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Job ID  9273854

About Jefferson

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. We are dedicated to educating tomorrow’s professionals through transdisciplinary and experiential learning designed for new and emerging fields for the 21st century; discovering new treatments and therapies that will define the future of clinical care; and providing exceptional primary through complex quaternary care to patients in the communities we serve.  The Jefferson College of Population Health is one of 12 colleges/schools at Jefferson and is the first such college established in the United States.  We conduct research, provide consulting, and offer masters and doctoral degree programs in applied health economics and outcomes research, health data science, health policy, healthcare quality and safety, operational excellence, population health, and public health (see our Degree Programs page for more information).