Employment

Faculty Openings:

Open Rank Professor, Epidemiology

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Log# 18-107 A&B

The School of Public Health is seeking outstanding public health/epidemiology scholars to join the faculty of a multi-disciplinary graduate public health program with emphasis in urban health research, epidemiologic research, applied public health, health policy, and community applications. The incumbent will be expected to coordinate and teach graduate courses in Epidemiology, and provide academic and research advisement to graduate students.

An earned doctorate in Epidemiology/Public Health with advanced analytic skills, and a focus on epidemiologic methods, infectious diseases, chronic disease, prevention science and other fields that have general bearing on Public Health. For persons in related fields, advanced training in epidemiology is required. Candidates must have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and developing a research program in the area of expertise, as well as the ability to contribute to the University and profession through service activities.

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Open Rank Professor, Health Promotion & Behavior

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Log# 18-103

Georgia State University is a leading urban research institution located in Atlanta, Georgia. The School of Public Health at Georgia State University is a CEPH-accredited program with more than 400 graduate and undergraduate students and over 47 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 School of Public Health invites applications for the position of Open Rank Professor-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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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 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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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:

Health Informationist (Atlanta Campus)

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Georgia State University Library seeks an innovative, collegial, and highly-engaged information specialist to support research and teaching within the School of Public Health and health-related disciplines at Georgia State University. This position works to enhance collaborative research and team science in critical areas of public health, including biostatistics and epidemiology, health promotion and behavior, health management and policy, environmental health, and urban and global health. The Health Informationist provides regular consultations, research assistance, instruction in information and data use, and has a strong commitment to student learning and success at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Based within the downtown Library’s Research Data Services Team, this position serves as liaison librarian and content specialist for the School of Public Health and other areas as assigned.

The Health Informationist is a new type of embedded specialist who works to link library resources and expertise with grant-funded research projects. Granting agencies such as the NIH/National Library of Medicine provide administrative supplements for informationists in order to enhance storage, organization, management, and use of digital research data, and the successful candidate is expected to explore opportunities in these areas. The successful candidate is well versed in the research lifecycle, with an understanding of the processes of conducting systematic literature reviews; analyzing, organizing, and preparing original data; and presenting research findings and raw data for publication and reuse. This involves, but is not limited to identifying and employing appropriate data standards, assigning metadata, recommending strategies for data curation, information retrieval and visualization, and tracking the output and impact of published research. In addition, the successful candidate maintains an awareness of federal agency requirements (specifically NIH) regarding data management, as well as the broader scholarly communication and curation issues associated with e-science and open data initiatives. The successful candidate serves as a member of the library faculty (non-tenure track), holds faculty rank, and is expected to engage in service and scholarly activities as outlined in the University Library’s faculty guidelines.

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