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Posted: Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Assistant/Associate Professor

Saturday, September 30th, 2017
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Syracuse, NY, United States

Dr. Kathy Faber-Langendoen
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, seeks to fill a tenure-track position in public health with an additional focus in public health ethics at the rank of assistant professor. Applicants with a significant record of achievement and publications or of advanced rank at another institution may be considered for appointment the rank of Associate Professor. This is a joint position between two departments in the College of Medicine, the Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine (70%) and the Center for Bioethics and Humanities (30%).

Activities include teaching public health and ethics related to public health in diverse settings throughout the College of Medicine, including students in the Master of Public Health (MPH), Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS), and Medical Doctor (MD) programs, supervising student projects related to public health and health activism; and producing scholarly work in these fields. Departmental, university, regional, and national service on committees, review panels, and in similar activities is also expected.

Applicants should hold a PhD, MD, or equivalent doctoral degree. Applicants should have formal training and/or record of significant accomplishment in public health, social determinants of health, and in ethics, and demonstrated teaching excellence. Evidence of scholarship and graduate teaching in a health-focused institution preferred.

Applicants must apply through the SUNY Upstate HR website at (job number 048356). Applicants must include a cover letter explaining their career goals, interest in the position, and qualifications; a curriculum vitae; and names/institutional affiliations of three references. Questions regarding the position may be sent to Dr. Chris Morley, Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine ( or Dr. Kathy Faber-Langendoen, Chair of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities ( All complete applications received by September 30, 2017 will be reviewed, and after that until the position is filled.

A diverse faculty is essential for SUNY Upstate to fulfill its mission. Our commitment to diversity is reflected in efforts to recruit colleagues who bring unique perspectives to their research, clinical work, and the education of our learners, and who are sensitive to the needs of others. We strive to create a community in which persons of various ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, ages, abilities, and beliefs feel valued, safe, and supported.

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