The department of Community Health and Health Behavioris seeking to fill two (2) tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or Full Level. The successful candidates will join a University-wide multidisciplinary team of public health faculty and be part of the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior (CHHB), in the School of Public Health and Health Professions. These are 12-month, hard money (i.e., New York State funded) appointments. Area of expertise should be related to addictive behaviors. There is a particular interest in alcohol-related issues.
We are open to candidates with a strong record in academia and research in community health, health behavior, or a related field. We are committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in education, research, and service. We encourage applications from women, members of minority and historically marginalized groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
The Department of Community Health and Health Behavior administers a PhD, MS and Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Community Health and Health Behavior and an Individualized MPH with focus areas in health equity and addictions. The Individualized MPH is offered in both traditional in person format as well as a fully online version. The department is the academic home of a well-established multidisciplinary T32, funded by NIAAA. For more information about the department, see http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/chhb.
The School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) offers programs at every degree level and is the home to departments of biostatistics, community health and health behavior, epidemiology and environmental health, exercise and nutrition sciences, and rehabilitation science. It is one of only a few schools across the country that includes both health-related professions and public health. It has a diverse student body which it is actively engaged in supporting. The School has an energetic equity, diversity and inclusion council and provides professional development opportunities in inclusive pedagogy and other equity-related issues. Faculty and students engage in research and community activities designed to improve the health of populations, communities, and individuals. Faculty in the School also engage with the University at Buffalo Community Health Equity Research Institute.
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