Assistant Professor or Instructor in Public Health & Sociology (TT)
Franklin & Marshall College
Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
College / University
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 110464
Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Public Health program beginning in Fall Semester 2023. The Department of Sociology will serve as the new hire’s home department. The rank will be Assistant Professor or Instructor depending on qualifications.
Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or to otherwise participate in the employment process should contact the department’s academic coordinator, Samantha Binkley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants should possess or be close to completing one of the following degrees: (1) a doctorate in a public health discipline; (2) a Master's in Public Health or its equivalent and a doctorate in Sociology or other social science; or (3) a doctorate in Sociology or other social science with research in a public health field. Areas of specialization in public health are open, and may include social scientific approaches to public health as well as experience with community engagement.
The hire will join a rapidly-growing program that is a high priority for the college. The candidate should be able to contribute to the core courses in Public Health, including Introduction to Public Health and the Public Health Research capstone. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop other elective courses to be cross listed in Public Health and Sociology and may contribute to the College’s general education program. In addition, the hire will be expected to maintain an active research program and contribute to the College’s shared governance.
Candidates must submit the following items electronically via Interfolio: (http://apply.interfolio.com/110464): a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s), teaching, research, and diversity statements (1-2 pages each), teaching evaluations, and names of three references (letters of reference will be solicited at a later stage). For full consideration applications should be received by October 1.
Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.