Open Faculty Positions

Lecturer – Health Systems Management

The Lecturer will contribute to the Department’s undergraduate BS in Health Systems Management (HSMT). Experienced candidates will be considered for the additional administrative appointment of HSMT Program Director with related compensation. The expected start date is August 15, 2022.

Lecturer candidates must have earned a doctoral degree or a master’s degree, and have a minimum of two years of practice experience in health administration, health systems, or a related field by August 2022. Candidates are expected to present evidence of experience in and commitment to quality undergraduate teaching, student advising, and service. Knowledge of introductory and advanced concepts in health systems management is required. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience teaching diverse undergraduate student populations.

To be considered for the additional role of HSMT Program Director, applicants must have prior academic program administration or curriculum development experience; familiarity with First Generation college students and their barriers to degree obtainment; and ability to problem solve student issues across a variety of offices and systems (e.g. counseling, registration, financial aid and advising).

For the full position description and to apply, please click HERE. Please direct inquiries about the position to Ms. Deborah Beete, chair of the search committee.  Review of applicants will begin on May 16, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

Assistant/Associate Professor- Public Health Nutrition 

The Assistant/Associate Professor will engage in scholarship that advances the Department’s portfolio of public health nutrition research; teach in our BS in Public Health, Master of Public Health, and/or public health doctoral program(s); and contribute professional service to the institution, community, and discipline. 

Eligible candidates must have a doctoral degree in nutrition, public health, maternal and child health, or a related field by August 2022. Preferred candidates will be certified as a Registered Dietician (RD) and/or have an MPH.  Candidates with expertise in nutrition policy, food insecurity, and/or epidemiology are particularly encouraged to apply.

For the full position description and to apply, please see HERE. Please direct inquiries about the position to Dr. Laura Gunn, chair of the search committee. 

Assistant Professor- One Health

The Assistant Professor will engage in scholarship that advances the Department’s portfolio of health research; teach in our Master of Public Health, and Ph.D. program(s).  The successful candidate in this position will contribute to a newly constructed research center as part of a cluster of faculty hires in One Health (brc.charlotte.edu).  

Eligible candidates must have a doctoral degree in epidemiology, global health, or a related field in life or computational sciences.  Candidates with expertise in infectious and zoonotic diseases, molecular epidemiology, and/or One Health are particularly encouraged to apply. 

For the full position description and to apply, please see HERE. Please direct inquiries about the position to Dr. Dan Janies, chair of the search committee. 

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Suicide Prevention Research

Robert Cramer, Ph.D., is recruiting a postdoctoral researcher. Join the suicide prevention and mental health lab in the Department of Public Health Sciences at UNC Charlotte! The position holder will co-lead program evaluation and grants management activity for a DoD-funded trial for suicide-specific therapeutic interventions for active-duty military. The position holder will have the additional opportunity to collaborate on projects in suicide/self-injury prevention, LGBT health, military health, and other areas of interest. Discipline of degree is open to areas such as psychology, public health, social work, sociology, epidemiology, and (bio)statistics. Candidates with interests and experience in areas such as suicide prevention, mental health, statistics, implementation science, clinical trials, and/or military health are encouraged to apply. Interested persons should first contact Dr. Cramer at rcramer4@uncc.edu with a cover letter addressing position qualifications and CV. The full position ad can be viewed here.   

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.