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Faculty – Public Health

Carlow University
Job Location:
Pittsburgh, 15213
Public and Environmental Health

Faculty – Public Health

Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic university in a culturally rich section of Pittsburgh. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, it is one of the 17 member institutions of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education. Carlow is recognized for educating traditional students and adult learners for a lifetime of ethical leadership and service.

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Carlow University’s College of Health and Wellness and Department of Public Health is seeking a full-time (9-month) faculty member for the Oakland campus in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to begin on January 8, 2024.

The full-time, non-tenure-track faculty member will be responsible for teaching courses in the Department of Public Health and will serve as the advisor/coordinator for the surgical technology program. Faculty responsibilities include teaching, service, and scholarship. Primary teaching responsibilities will focus on the Department of Public Health course offerings. The Department of Public Health offers undergraduate bachelor’s degrees - Public Health, Healthcare Data Analytics, and Healthcare Management. The successful candidate will have expertise in one of these areas. The Department’s newest program offering is the Associate of Science Degree in Surgical Technology, a joint degree program with UPMC Health System. Administrative release time is provided to serve as the primary liaison between the Department and the UPMC School of Surgical Technology, working collaboratively with team members to ensure the program's success, including the day-to-day management of the non-clinical aspects of the program and student advisement. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with educational preparation and experience.

Required Experience/Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, ScD, DHS, etc.)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in teaching and use of educational technology in an academic setting.
  • Evidence of leadership experience.
  • An active research or clinical scholarship program and a track record of publications and grant activity, or the potential to develop such a program of research/scholarship.

The ideal candidates will have:

  • A deep commitment to effective teaching, curriculum development, interprofessional practice, student engagement, and mentoring.
  • Strong communication skills. Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and problem-solve effectively.
  • A strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness to actively promote diversity in healthcare and community.
  • A commitment to professional academic service within the University, college, and community

Carlow University is Devoted to....

  • A culture of integrity, dignity and respect for all
  • A strong commitment to social justice
  • Ethical forward-thinking leadership
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life & disability benefits package
  • Tuition benefits for undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance Program
  • Complimentary use of Carlow’s fitness center and amenities

Successful candidates must be committed to envisioning the future of liberal arts and professional education in a rapidly changing environment; have experience working with diverse populations; actively support Carlow’s commitment to equity, inclusion, and community; and be able to articulate how they will contribute to Carlow University’s Catholic, Mercy mission and values through their teaching, scholarship, and service.

Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic University situated in a culturally rich and diverse urban setting of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, an international community of Roman Catholic women with a mission to serve the poor, the sick, and the uneducated. Carlow is an institution grounded in the liberal arts while also offering strong professional programs, committed to engaging its diverse community in a process of life-long learning, scholarship, research, and service. Degrees are offered at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. Carlow University aims to provide transformational educational opportunities rooted in social justice for a diverse community of learners, and to empower them to excel in their chosen work as compassionate, responsible leaders in the creation of a just and merciful world.

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

EEOC policy

One of the core values of Carlow University is Sacredness of Creation. We revere each person and all creation and the diversity they embody. The University, as an educational institution and as an employer, values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. We respect our diversity as we are called in both the University’s mission and core values. Our commitment to inclusivity, respect and acceptance informs every aspect of the University community.

Accordingly, the University prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, handicap or disability, sex, age, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, genetic information, gender identification, veteran status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all programs and activities, with respect to both admissions and employment. 

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