Job ID: 187083

Department Head/Associate/Professor- Graduate Public Health (Job F#288)

Tuskegee University

  • Jun. 9, 2022
  • Department Head/Associate/Professor- Graduate Public Health (Job F#288)
  • Graduate Public Health/CVM
  • Tuskegee University
    Tuskegee, AL
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Public Health/Management/Administration
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology

Position Title: Department Head/Associate Professor/Professor                                                     
Department: Graduate Public Health/CVM

Status: Full-Time                                                   

Special Qualifications:
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Department Head/Associate Professor/Professor will possess the willingness to use their expe1iise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:

Departmental Priorities & Responsibilities:

Build a cohesive research agenda and grow the public health research enterprise
Market and grow the undergraduate program to enhance and maximize course offerings to meet the need of both in-person and online students
Engage campus, local, and broader communities for long-term growth and maximize impact of public health in improving community health
Develop a long-term strategic plan which incorporates priorities and enjoys buy-in of key stakeholders
Serve as a strong leader, role model, and advocate for the Department to achieve the highest possible level of excellence in innovative teaching, research, and service

Faculty Expectations:

Participate in classroom and laboratory instruction of graduate students, interns, and summer program students in the College of Veterinary Medicine
Demonstrate creative scholarship  and  collaborative   research  activities  in  the  College  and  develop  innovative teaching and service programs for students and community collaborators
Participate in the recruitment and development of students entering the public health pipeline

Other responsibilities include implementing and ensuring compliance with policies and procedures that impact the learning environment as delineated in the CVM and DGPH student handbooks. The Department Head is also a leader and an integral part of the DGPH with a direct report to the Dean and an indirect report to the Associate Dean for Research and Advanced  Studies (ADRASCVM.

Essential Duties:

Provision  of  leadership  and  supervision of  all  faculty  and  staff  in  the  Department including assignments  to committees and development opportunities
Review and approve research and community engagement  projects in the Department
Participate  in the monthly CVM Leadership Team meetings
Ensure that a course schedule is set and listed in colleague for students to register each semester
Work with Institutional Effectiveness to develop and track metrics for student success and faculty effectiveness
Collaborate  with  other  Department heads across the University  to create opportunities for collaborative research and increase institutional capacity and effectiveness

As an academic faculty;

Engage in teaching of a range of Public Health courses (e.g., Foundational Courses under new CEPH guidelines)
Conduct community-based and/or  translational research with diverse populations
Engage in advisement  and mentoring of students
Experience with face-to-face and online instruction
Scientific presentations on national/international stages
Scientific communication via conference proceedings as well as manuscripts published on peer-reviewed journals
Record of funded research/projects
Assist other departments in the College or other  health and/or  business settings with expertise in study design and data analysis using appropriate software: SAS,SPSS, or other statistical technology


DrPH or PhD preferred
Master of Public Health (MPH) and other related terminal or professional degree in a public health related field (Dr. PH, PhD, MD,JD, etc.) required
A minimum of 5 years of teaching experience in higher learning institutions
Knowledge of statistical/analytical principles
Knowledge and understanding of community-based research techniques
Has knowledge  of data analysis and information technology  and implementation in an educational environment
Demonstrated ability to provide  direct leadership using appropriate management skills including staff supervision, budget administration, decision-making, effective  communication, and time management
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups (faculty, staff, students, and clients) openly and honestly in verbal, written and electronic  forms.
Interpersonal skills to effectively function in an educational environment.
Has organizational, problem-solving, and conflict management skills.

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) letters of reccommendation (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

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