Open Positions

Assistant Professor of Community Health

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a nine-month, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences.

Overview. The Assistant Professor will engage in scholarship that advances the Department’s portfolio of public health research; teach in our undergraduate, masters and doctoral program(s) and contribute professional service to the institution, community, and discipline.  The expected start date is August 15, 2023. 

Qualifications. Eligible candidates must have a doctoral degree in public health or a closely related area by August 2023. Applicants must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences. Assistant Professor candidates are expected to present evidence of promise for contributing to the Department’s research portfolio, obtaining external research funding, and teaching. The extent to which the candidate can contribute to the Department’s Mission and Vision will be considered. 

Preferred qualifications. Preferred candidates will have an MPH. 

  • Applicants with research agendas in the areas of: cancer and other chronic diseases; maternal and child health; sexually transmitted infections; suicide, violence and/or injury prevention; and physical activity and nutrition are encouraged to apply.
     
  • ​​Preferred candidates will have teaching experience related to behavioral theories, health promotion interventions and/or program planning and evaluation and/or can demonstrate effective teaching of students from socially and historically marginalized populations.

​Review of applications will begin on 2/15/2023 and continue until the position is filled. 

For questions or to arrange a confidential discussion about this position, contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Rob Cramer (rcramer4@uncc.edu).

For the full announcement or to apply, visit the UNC Charlotte jobs portal.


Project Coordinator 

This is a time-limited grant-funded position on an incoming National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant. The Project Coordinator will be a University of North Carolina at Charlotte EHRA Non-Faculty employee, collaborating with partners across North and South Carolina.

Overview. The Project Coordinator will oversee and coordinate the daily activities of the research study, including project management activities such as training, communication, information dissemination among research project team members., and will assist in data management. The position holder assists in project planning, and ensures that the established work scope, study protocol, and regulatory requirements are followed. The Project Coordinator will identify, recruit, and coordinates research participants, as appropriate, and serves as principle administrative liaison for the project with academic team members. 

Qualifications. Masters degree or Bachelor’s degree with two (2) years research experience required in a health-related field such as public health, anthropology, sociology, psychology, or statistics.

Preferred Qualifications. Master’s degree in a health-related field such as public health, anthropology, sociology, psychology, or statistics with research experience including health program coordination, implementation, and/or evaluation. Prior experience in HIV prevention, LGBTQ+ health, health services research or implementation science. 

Review of applications will begin on 1/23/2023 and continue until the position is filled.

For more information on this position, contact Meagan Zarwell at mzarwell@uncc.edu

For the full announcement or to apply, visit the UNC Charlotte jobs portal.
 

Assistant/Associate Professor of Epidemiology

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a nine-month, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences. 

Overview. The Assistant/Associate Professor will engage in scholarship that advances the Department’s portfolio of public health and health services research; teach in our undergraduate, masters and doctoral program(s) including a proposed PhD in Epidemiology; and contribute professional service to the institution, community, and discipline. The expected start date is August 14, 2023.

Qualifications. Eligible candidates must have a doctoral degree in epidemiology by August 2023 and be eligible for appointment at the rank of either Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor with tenure, in the Department of Public Health Sciences. 

  • Assistant Professor candidates are expected to present evidence of promise for contributing to the Department’s research portfolio, obtaining external research funding, and teaching. 
     
  • Associate Professor candidates must demonstrate evidence of publication productivity and ability to obtain external funding, teaching excellence at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, student mentoring, and service leadership.

Preferred qualifications. Applicants with an MPH and research experience in cancer and other chronic diseases, maternal and child health, health disparities, sexually transmitted diseases, and/or advanced epidemiologic methods are particularly encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin on 11/28/2022 and continue until the position is filled. 

For questions or to arrange a confidential discussion about this position, contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Rajib Paul (rpaul9@uncc.edu). 

For the full announcement or to apply, visit the UNC Charlotte jobs portal.
 

Lecturer (3-year limited term appointment)

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a nine-month lecturer position (non tenure-track) in the Department of Public Health Sciences.

Overview. The successful candidate for this limited term lecturer position will contribute to the Department’s undergraduate and master’s programs, which include a BS in Health Systems Management, a BS in Public Health, a Public Health minor, and the MPH. The expected start date is August 14, 2023.

Qualifications. Candidates must have either a doctoral or master’s degree in public health, health administration, or a related field by August 2023. Candidates are expected to present evidence of commitment to quality undergraduate and graduate teaching, student advising and service. Knowledge of introductory and advanced concepts in public health and/or health systems management is required.  The extent to which the candidate can contribute to the Department’s vision and mission will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications. Candidates with an MPH and/or two years of practice experience, certification as a health education specialist (CHES or MCHES) or in public health (CPH) are especially encouraged to apply, as are candidates with experience teaching diverse undergraduate student populations and/or who have taught online courses.

Review of applications will begin on 11/28/2022 and continue until the position is filled.

For questions or to arrange a confidential discussion about this position, contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Rob Cramer (rcramer4@uncc.edu)

For the full announcement or to apply, visit the UNC Charlotte jobs portal.
 

Part-time/adjunct and Temporary Positions

To be considered for part-time/adjunct teaching positions, please submit an application via the UNC Charlotte jobs portal and search for the Adjunct/Part-time Faculty; Public Health Sciences listing.