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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Open Rank-Instructional


College Station, TX

Description

The CEPH-accredited School of Public Health at Texas A&M University invites applications for a fulltime,
9-month, non-tenure residential instructional assistant or associate professor for the Department
of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. This is an exciting opportunity for a teaching-focused individual
who thrives in a dynamic environment to join a growing department with a commitment to scholarly
inquiry and rigorous teaching in a broad spectrum of areas.
The successful candidate will teach online and face-to-face graduate and undergraduate courses in
epidemiology and data management , provide academic advising and mentoring for Master of Public
Health students, develop and implement a program of faculty development in online pedagogy, and
contribute to public health pedagogy through scholarship. The teaching load is seven courses per
year; this is a teaching intensive position. This 9-month appointment would ideally start September 1,
2021, although this date is flexible. Review of applications will begin January 4, 2021 but applications
can be received until the position is filled.

About the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The department has nine tenured and tenure track faculty members, four non-tenure earning faculty
and staff members, and is home to over 120 graduate students. It offers a fully online Master of
Public Health (MPH) degree in epidemiology and traditional MPH degrees in epidemiology and
biostatistics. The department also offers an epidemiology concentration in the schoolwide Doctor of
Public Health in Public Health Sciences. Additionally, Epidemiology and Biostatistics faculty teach in
the School’s undergraduate public health degree program, which has nearly 800 students.

Additional Information

Located in College Station, TX on the flagship campus of the Texas A&M University System, the
CEPH-accredited School of Public Health (SPH) has over 60 faculty in four departments. Texas A&M
University, a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution, was the state’s first public institution of higher
learning, is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and boasts
world-class resources available to SPH faculty.
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors,
students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and
accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and
living our core values.
Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer
committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from women,
minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged and will be
actively sought. The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often
depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore implements policies that contribute to
work-life balance.
The school engages in strategies to create and sustain an inclusive climate for all, building an
environment in which diversity of experiences, thoughts, personal and professional backgrounds are
valued and leveraged to strengthen our school. We seek individuals who are committed to eradicating
institutionalized barriers to progress across all realms (health, economic, education) in their
leadership, research, teaching and/or service. Ideal candidates should be eager to continue and
expand their efforts upon joining our team.
The School of Public Health is the only unit among the health science center holding qualifications
and membership in the Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools
(HSHPS; https://www.hshps.org/about ). The ideal candidate will have experience in working with,
creating, and leading diverse groups.

Qualifications

Minimum requirements: Doctoral degree in epidemiology, public health, or related field
Preferred qualifications:
• Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students at both the undergraduate and
graduate level
• Experience developing and teaching courses online and face-to-face with small and large
classes (150+ students)
• Experience with innovative/high impact teaching methods
• Although this is primarily a teaching position, evidence of scholarship in epidemiology is
helpful.
• Interest and ability to work with multidisciplinary and academic teams

Application Instructions

All applications materials should be submitted through or uploaded to
Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/78613. Please provide: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter
including teaching philosophy, 3) a statement of teaching interests, and 4) a diversity statement.
Additionally, please provide a list of five (5) references; references will be contacted if you are
selected for an interview.
Questions regarding this posting may be sent to Dr. Eric Wilson, Assistant Dean for Accountability
and Strategic Initiatives, at eric.wilson@tamu.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors,
students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and
accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing
our mission and living our core values.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.