Positions in the University of Maryland School of Public Health

Current faculty, staff and graduate assistant positions in the School of Public Health are listed on the UMD eJobs site.

Dean, School of Public Health

The School of Public Health has opened a search for the Dean of the School of Public Health. The search committee is chaired by Dr. Gregory Ball, Dean of the College of Behavioral Sciences. Please view the search announcement for the complete search committee's information, as well as information about recommending a candidate. Application information is forthcoming. 

Director and Professor, Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health (#115909)

The Director will provide strategic research and academic leadership to this interdisciplinary Institute that focuses on environmental health science. Applicants must have a proven scholarly track record in environmental health and be eligible for appointment as a tenured Professor. They must possess a doctorate in environmental health or other public health or biomedical science. The successful candidate will be nationally recognized as a scholar in environmental health, demonstrate strong academic and administrative experience, and have extensive expertise in securing and managing external funds to support their research program. The candidate also should have a strong commitment to faculty and staff mentoring and development, demonstrate the ability to create and sustain liaisons and partnerships with interdisciplinary teams, and possess strong interpersonal communication skills. As teaching and mentoring are important to the School, the candidate should be committed to enhancing the educational and professional development of students.

View the full position description and submit applications electronically at: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/38040. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Elaine Anderson, Chair of the Search Committee at eanders@umd.edu. Please indicate “MIAEH Director Search” in the subject line of email correspondence.

Chair and Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (#105990)

The University of Maryland College Park, School of Public Health is searching for a Chair of its Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. We invite applications and nominations for this tenured, full time faculty position at the Professor level. The Chair will provide strategic research and academic leadership to this department whose mission is focused on conducting methodological and collaborative research to examine, develop, test and apply established and novel epidemiological and biostatistical methods for the purpose of addressing the public health needs of populations at risk for disease. The position represents an opportunity to lead a growing department and make important contributions to an exciting research agenda and graduate student training program.

The Chair will be expected to provide exceptional senior academic and strategic leadership and advance the teaching, research and service activities of the department and the school.  The Chair will work closely with faculty, students, and staff within the department, the School of Public Health, and beyond to plan and ensure excellence in academic programs and curricular development; to secure extramural funding; to conduct research; and, to perform effective service activities. The Chair will leverage and expand Department collaborations with academic, research, service, community, government, and industry partners. The Chair will serve as a member of the school’s senior leadership. Management responsibilities include overseeing department budgets; mentoring and developing faculty, students and staff; communicating activities and disseminating research findings nationally and internationally; and representing the department to the university, communities and organizations. The Chair also will initiate and conduct research, publish in peer-reviewed journals, and participate in teaching.

View the full position description and submit applications electronically at: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/38018, position #105990 under the faculty section. If you have any questions, please email Dr. Luisa Franzini, Chair of the Search Committee at franzini@umd.edu. Please indicate “EPIB Chair Search” in the subject line of email correspondence.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology (#106005)

The Department of Kinesiology, School of Public Health, University of Maryland College Park invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track position in cardiovascular and/or skeletal muscle exercise physiology. The position can be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research within the broad field of exercise physiology and physical activity and, preferably, to collaborate with ongoing research in the Department, including:

  • Paracrine signaling of circulating angiogenic stem cells
  • Calcium signaling in skeletal muscle
  • Effects of exercise on memory, executive function, and overall brain function
  • Mechanical loading and musculoskeletal health
  • Mechanics, energetics, and control of the extremities (hand, arm, lower limb)
  • Non-invasive brain biomarkers for cognitive-motor performance and learning
  • Physical activity participation, built environment and public health

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a nationally-recognized and externally-funded program of original research; advise, direct, and teach graduate students; and teach appropriate undergraduate courses. Submit applications electronically and see full job description at: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/36892, position #106005 listed under the faculty session. 

Chair and Professor, Family Science, School of Public Health (# 106050)

The Department of Family Science (FMSC) at the School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, invites applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Chair, a 12-month appointment. The Chair provides strategic leadership to advance the teaching, research, and service/outreach missions of the Department and School. The Chair will work closely with FMSC faculty, students and staff, the Dean’s Office, and other campus leaders to: 1) ensure excellence in academic programs, curriculum development, and clinic operations, 2) lead the faculty in pursuing research grants and contracts, 3) facilitate faculty and student participation in interdisciplinary research programs and service activities, and 4) expand FMSC collaborations with academic, research, community, government and industry partners.  Additionally, the Chair serves as a member of the School’s senior leadership team and represents the department to students, faculty, administrators, the profession, and the general public, and 5) provide fiscal management and oversight of Departmental operations. Read the complete position description here

Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/35550, position #106050 listed under the faculty section.  If you have any questions, please email Dr. Barbara Curbow, Chair of the Search Committee at bcurbow@umd.edu.  Please indicate "Department Chair Search" in the subject line of email correspondence.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Maternal, Child and Family Health and Well-Being (Tenure Track), School of Public Health (#106047)

The Department of Family Science (FMSC) at the School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, seeks a full-time tenure track (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) to help the Department further enhance its national leadership at the forefront of research and education on health and families. The candidate should be able to: (1) lead an externally funded research program in maternal, child and family health, 2) teach and mentor graduate students, and 3) play a central role in the Department’s dynamic programs in maternal and child health and family science. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong record of grant experience. Read the complete position description here.

Submit applications electronically at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/35199, position #106047 listed under the faculty section.  Contact Drs. Leigh Leslie and Edmond Shenassa, Search Committee Co-Chairs (lleslie@umd.edu and shenassa@umd.edu) for questions about the position, and Ms. Erin McClure (elmc@umd.edu) for questions about application submission.

Assistant/Associate Professor, Health Services Administration, School of Public Health (#106033)

The School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications and nominations for multiple Assistant / Associate Professor tenure-track positions in the Department of Health Services Administration with the appointment effective as of August 2016. The successful candidates will be responsible for teaching, research and service activities. We seek candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: health care administration, health care management, health services research, health policy analysis, health economics and health equity. Additionally, we seek candidates who can provide leadership on 1) developing the research enterprise with extramural funding; 2) developing and teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, 3) advising and mentoring students; 4) supervising master’s theses and doctoral dissertations; and 5) participating in service projects that address the school’s mission of advancing a better state of health. This is a 9-month tenure-track appointment. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. View full position description.

Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu. Applicants should submit a letter of application (including a short description of current and future research, and teaching experience), CV, and list of three references. All applications will be kept strictly confidential. For additional information please contact: Dushanka Kleinman, Search Committee Chair, at umdhlsa@umd.edu.

Faculty Assistant, Maryland Collaborative to Reduce College Drinking and Related Problems

The Maryland Collaborative is an ongoing policy initiative that helps colleges throughout the state of Maryland to align their campus-based policies with evidence-based practices regarding alcohol intervention. The Center on Young Adult Health and Development (CYAHD) at the University of Maryland School of Public Health is seeking a Project Coordinator to oversee all day-to-day activities for the Collaborative. Responsibilities include training and technical assistance, survey design, data collection, report writing, and administrative support. All activities emphasize translating scientific evidence into user-friendly actionable messages for non-science audiences. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree plus five years of relevant experience in prevention, evaluation, public health research, higher education, or related field; Master’s degree strongly preferred. (See online posting for a complete description of responsibilities and qualifications.) Please apply online at: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/37550

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