Job TitleGlobal Health Undergraduate Program Director & Assistant Clinical Professor
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Faculty
Salary Range -
Location College Park, MD
Application Deadline -
Contact Name Nicole Cousin-Gossett
The University of Maryland, School of Public Health (SPH) is seeking a highly motivated and collaborative individual for the position of Assistant Clinical Professor (professional-track) and Director of our new Global Health Undergraduate Program. The program will be housed in the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH) which is scheduled to transition into a new department comprising programs in global, environmental and occupational health. The successful candidate will bring expertise in any global health subdiscipline (e.g., water, sanitation and hygiene; climate change and health; maternal and child health; food safety and security; poverty; transboundary air and water pollution; social determinants of health; environmental justice; non-communicable diseases; pandemic preparedness, etc.).
The successful candidate will direct the new Global Health Undergraduate Program, assuming leadership, administrative, teaching and supervisory responsibilities for this new major. Specific roles will include leading the development of the new program; providing visionary leadership; directing day-to-day operations; growing collaborative relationships with our academic partners, as well as local and international organizations; creating and chairing the Global Health Undergraduate Program Committee; participating in hiring future faculty members, advisors, coordinators and graduate research assistants, and supervising the growing team; managing the course scheduling process; participating in recruitment and student engagement activities; collaboratively working to refine the global health curriculum; establishing mechanisms for ongoing program assessment and evaluation; preparing brief annual program reports; managing the program budget and overseeing administrative processes; and advancing diversity, equity, inclusion within the program. This individual will also be responsible for teaching up to four undergraduate courses throughout the year. For candidates interested in engaging in global health research, there is the potential to reduce teaching efforts in order to allow time for global health-related research activities.
Academic Environment: The University of Maryland, School of Public Health, on the College Park campus, comprises MIAEH and the Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Family Science; Health Policy and Management; Kinesiology; Behavioral and Community Health. The University of Maryland is a Research Extensive University. College Park is the flagship campus of the University of Maryland System with over 3,200 full-time faculty members, nearly 31,000 undergraduate students and 10,000 graduate students. The campus offers over 90 undergraduate majors and 190 graduate degrees from 12 colleges and schools. The campus is ideally situated on a metro line that serves the Washington, DC area and is in close proximity to many federal institutes/agencies and departments including EPA, DHHS (NIH, NCI, FDA, CDC NCHS), and USDA. For more details, please visit our website at http://sph.umd.edu.
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