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Program Director of Public Health, Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health

Manhattan College
Job Location:
Riverdale, New York
Public and Environmental Health

The Department of Kinesiology at Manhattan College seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track, Program Director appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with a start date in August 2023. This search is open to candidates specializing in all areas of Public Health.

 The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D or Ed.D in Public Health, Health Education or a related field, (masters and/or doctorate in public health strongly preferred). demonstrate excellence in academic research, and a proven commitment to teaching and advising students. We seek faculty members with a strong commitment to teaching and mentoring who will create a climate that embraces excellence and diversity, to attract and retain a diverse, talented student body. Manhattan College and its faculty view research scholarship and teaching as mutually supportive activities. A successful candidate must demonstrate plans for research that integrate teaching and undergraduate student participation with their scholarly interests. This candidate must also be committed to the teacher-scholar model at a primarily undergraduate institution. Manhattan College faculty are expected to maintain high-quality teaching, an active and productive research program, provide service to the college, and apply for external grants when appropriate. The Program Director needs to have administrative experience and proven leadership in developing new programs. The program director is responsible for leading the strategic direction of the program in addition to supporting recruiting efforts, advising and scheduling among other administrative duties.

Manhattan College is a Catholic coeducational institution of higher learning in the Lasallian tradition of excellence in teaching and research, respect for individual dignity, and commitment to social justice inspired by the innovator of modern pedagogy, John Baptist de La Salle. Manhattan College offers degree programs in the liberal arts, business, education, engineering, and science. The College has approximately 3,500 full and part-time undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in over 40 fields of study and is committed to excellence in teaching a diverse student body and preparing students for successful careers and fulfilling lives. Manhattan College is ranked 13th in US News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities in the North and is recognized among the top colleges in the region for undergraduate teaching and commitment to veterans. 

Manhattan College’s tree-lined campus is located in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx, adjacent to Van Cortlandt Park. Our New York City location offers easy access to all of the world class cultural, artistic, educational, and business activities.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled or the stated deadline. 

A detailed curriculum vitae, descriptions of teaching and research interests, and the names and addresses of three references should be uploaded as one .pdf via the on-line application. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 6, 2022, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Please email with any questions about uploading your documents.

 Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V 

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