Employment

Faculty Openings:

Open Rank Professor, Environmental Health

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Log# 18-089

Georgia State University is a leading urban research institution located in Atlanta, Georgia. The School of Public Health is a CEPH-accredited program with more than 400 graduate and undergraduate students and over 47 core faculty and academic professionals. Successful applicants will join a unique, contemporary, multi-disciplinary School of Public Health with emphasis in urban health research, applied public health, health policy, and community applications.

The Environmental Health Division in the School of Public Health is seeking a senior environmental health scientist to join and lead a recently established and growing division. The qualified applicant will possess a Ph.D. in Environmental Health or closely related field. Preferred qualifications will include training in one or more of the following areas: ambient and/or indoor air pollution, environmental epidemiology, health effects of chemical exposures, risk assessment and public health toxicology. Applicants are expected to have strong records of scholarship, funded research, excellence in teaching, and service in the area of environmental health, as well as a track record of leadership.

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Open Rank Clinical Professors/Lecturers

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Log# 18-040

The School of Public Health is seeking applicants for teaching and service-oriented, non-tenure track faculty positions for an undergraduate public health program. Applicants should have a DrPH or Ph.D. in public health or a related discipline. Area of doctoral specialization is open, but candidates should possess a sufficiently broad skill set to teach a diverse set of undergraduate public health courses including, but not limited to:

Introduction to Public Health, Public Health Careers and Profession, Introduction to Public Health Program Implementation and Evaluation, Public Health Communication, Health Equity and Disparities-Urban and Global Health Challenges, and Introduction to Public Health Informatics.

The Bachelor of Science in Public Health was launched at GSU in fall 2016 and its curriculum is informed by ASPPH’s “Framing the Future” 21st century baccalaureate public health program framework. As such, the School seeks talented, enthusiastic, and interdisciplinary public health educators with a desire to join a new and rapidly growing academic program. While faculty may (rarely) teach in the graduate-level concentrations, the focus of these positions will be to provide undergraduate students the foundational skills, public health content, experiential learning, and cross-cutting abilities needed to prepare them for employment and/or graduate education.

Applicants with experience in public health practice, program development, and management in settings such as local, national, and international departments of health, hospitals, organizations, or health centers are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will also have experience supervising and educating students in a university setting or public health practice. Experience with online teaching and innovative approaches, such as flipped, blended, or hybrid classrooms is another plus. An earned DrPH or Ph.D. is preferred, but exceptional applicants nearing completion of their doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For applicants with a Ph.D., an MPH degree or public health professional experience is desirable, but not required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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Open Rank Professor, Global NCD Research

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Log # 18-030

The School of Public Health is seeking a tenure-track or non-tenure track faculty member to join its core faculty to establish and provide leadership to develop and grow an interdisciplinary team around non-communicable diseases research and prevention. The GRAND initiative (Global Research Against Non-communicable Disease) includes all “chronic diseases”—such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, diabetes, obesity, drug and alcohol abuse, and mental illness—the leading cause of mortality in the world (WHO, 2014). According to the CDC (2015), NCD deaths worldwide now exceed all communicable, maternal and perinatal nutrition-related deaths combined and represent the important new global health threat. Under the leadership of this individual, Georgia State’s School of Public Health will become one of the leading universities to conduct research on the global burden of non-communicable diseases and their prevention.

The GRAND initiative is part of Georgia State’s Next Generation research program. This program provides new opportunity for collaboration and innovation. The selected candidate will be expected to have a substantial track record of sponsor-funded activities. In their role as a key faculty leader, they will be expected to enhance Georgia State research and publication productivity by assisting in the recruitment of a diverse faculty mix of senior and mid-career strategic faculty hires; develop formal partnership agreements between Georgia State and leading global health organizations in Atlanta and around the world; renovate an existing physical space for the purpose of interdisciplinary collaboration for GSU faculty, students and collaborators; and, contribute to public health science in reducing the projected global burden of non-communicable diseases in keeping with Target 3.4 of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a combination of programs, research, and other interdisciplinary activities.

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Open Rank Professor, Health Promotion & Behavior

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Log # 17-118

The School of Public Health invites applications for the position of Open Rank Professor in its Division of Health Promotion & Behavior (HPB). This tenure track position supports teaching, research, and publication activities in the health promotion and disease prevention areas. Health promotion and disease prevention are key concepts in public health and provide the foundation for community participation as well as health behavior change. The GSU School of Public Health’s Health Promotion and Behavior track draws from a variety of disciplines, including psychology, sociology, anthropology, communications, and ethics.

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Associate/Full Professor of Adult Health Literacy, Second Century Initiative

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Log # 16-040

As part of Georgia State University’s Second Century Initiative (2CI), the School of Public Health announces a new faculty opening for scholars with established external funding and research in adult health literacy. The 2CI program focuses on expanding the University’s priority research areas and includes support (start-up funding) and funded doctoral student fellowships. This position will be in the School of Public Health, although new faculty will add depth and breadth to the current federally funded IES Center for the Study of Adult Literacy and to the newly developing College of Education’s Adult Literacy Research Center (ALRC). Appointments are anticipated to begin Fall 2016.

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Staff Openings:

Grants & Contracts Officer I (17000588)

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The Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development in the School of Public Health is seeking a Grants and Contracts Officer I to manage pre-award administration of sponsored research and center training contracts. This position will help support multiple units within The Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development while reporting to the Grants and Contracts Manager.

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Director, Operations & Administration, Mark Chaffin Center for Health Development (17000342)

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The Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development in the School of Public Health is seeking a Sponsor Funded Director, Operations and Administration to develop and oversee all goals pertaining to SafeCare administration, training, and implementation nationally and internationally.  The Director will be expected to have significant skills in organizational leadership, management and strategy, and outreach. Some experience with child welfare systems or early home visiting programs, or not for profit leadership is also desirable.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (2016)

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The Georgia State University Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (GSU TCORS) has an immediate opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. This is a high-profile opportunity in the growing field of tobacco regulatory science. The GSU TCORS is seeking a postdoctoral fellow interested in (1) conducting research that is related to the use patterns of traditional and new tobacco products and to the perceptions of risk around traditional and new products and /or (2) in developing and testing communications to accurately portray the risks associated with electronic nicotine delivery systems and other tobacco products. The goal of the fellowship is to prepare participants for active roles in regulatory science in academic settings, government agencies or private organizations. The positions are located in vibrant downtown Atlanta, a city known as the heart of public health. Urban Atlanta offers affordable quality of life in a mild climate. In addition to competitive salary and full benefits, the fellowship offers a mentored research experience, training in grant writing and manuscript development, and a generous travel/training budget.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (2017)

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The Georgia State University Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (GSU TCORS) seeks Postdoctoral Research Fellows for a high-profile opportunity in the growing field of tobacco regulatory science. The GSU TCORS is seeking postdoctoral fellows interested in (1) conducting research that is related to the use patterns of traditional and new tobacco products and to the perceptions of risk around traditional and new products and /or (2) in developing and testing communications to accurately portray the risks associated with electronic nicotine delivery systems and other tobacco products. The goal of the fellowship is to prepare participants for active roles in regulatory science in academic settings, government agencies or private organizations. The positions are located in vibrant downtown Atlanta, a city known as the heart of public health. Urban Atlanta offers affordable quality of life in a mild climate. In addition to competitive salary and full benefits, the fellowship offers a mentored research experience, training in grant writing and manuscript development, and a generous travel/training budget.

The program aims to develop the next generation of transdisciplinary tobacco control researchers through a mentored research experience focusing on communications, social, behavioral, economic, and legal forces that shape the actions of individuals especially with regard to traditional and novel/alternative tobacco products. Fellows are matched with two mentors to support their research and professional development. The program supports postdoctoral trainees to obtain specific training, attend conferences and engage with relevant research and regulatory institutions. In addition, the fellow will be able to apply for independent research funds through the GSU TCORS Awards Core.

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