Assistant / Associate Professor Of Epidemiology
Funding for this position is contingent on Board and budget approval.
The Department of Public Health in the New York Medical College School of Health Sciences & Practice invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor (with promotion potential to a higher rank) level to teach epidemiologic methods courses at the graduate level and provide technical support for faculty and student research, starting Fall Semester 2021.
NYMC is located on a suburban campus, within 30 miles (a 40-minute train ride) from the one of the largest, most diverse, and exciting cities in the world. Opportunities are available to collaborate with more than 10 local health departments, as well as health-care facilities, government agencies, and NGOs in the region. In addition, the campus also has opportunities for numerous collaborative efforts in the medical and health sciences. Faculty are collaborating with programs in our Centers of Excellence in Disability and Health, Long-term Care, Disaster Medicine, Children’s Environmental Health, and other academic departments in the Schools of Health Sciences and Practice, Basic Medical Science, and Medicine, along with the recently created Touro University College of Dental Medicine. The position also requires engagement with faculty and students from all campus schools in support of biomedical research.
The Department of Public Health is a unit that consists of MPH programs in Health Policy & Management, Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, and Behavioral Sciences & Health Promotion. The Department also offers the MS in Biostatistics, and the DrPH with an emphasis in Health Policy & Management. The Department is one of three in the School of Health Sciences & Practice. Other departments in the School are Physical Therapy and Speech Language Pathology.
New York Medical College, founded in 1860, is one of the nation’s oldest private medical and health sciences educational institutions. Since 2011, the College has been a member of the Touro College and University System
Reviews will commence July 1, 2021 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Send a letter stating your interest in the position, curriculum vita, and contact information for three references to:
Mark J. Kittleson, PhD, MCHES®, FAAHB, FAAHE
Professor & Chair, Department of Public Health
New York Medical College
School of Health Sciences & Practice
40 Sunshine Cottage
Valhalla, NY 10595
Applications may also be submitted electronically to:
The selected candidate will be expected to teach innovative and fully integrated models of research and practice, to participate in research and scholarship, provide academic and career advisement and mentor students, and participate in faculty citizenship. Since the majority of our students complete the program on a part-time basis, our program offers all of our on-campus classes in the evenings, Monday through Thursday. This is a 12-month position with a competitive, hard dollar salary, and has specific teaching load expectations, currently 6 courses per year.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Epidemiology or a related field, and previous teaching experience. Successful candidates should have strong quantitative skills and proficiency in SAS and will be expected to develop an externally-funded research program. Candidates must have excellent verbal communication skills, particularly in discussing study design, implementation, and analysis of results.
The following are preferred qualifications: Post-doctoral training; experience in on-line instruction.