Ohio State University, College of Public Health

Position ID:OSU-College of Public Health-HBHPCAP [#15661]
Position Title: Clinical Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Health Promotion
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Public Health
Health Behavior and Health Promotion
Appl Deadline:2020/05/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/12/04, finished 2020/04/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Clinical Assistant Professor
Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion
The Ohio State University, College of Public Health

The Division of Health Behavior and Health Promotion in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University invites applicants for a Clinical Assistant Professor level faculty position. This is non-tenure track, 9-month appointment will have a primary focus on teaching. Courses may include undergraduate and/or graduate level instruction, and may include face-to-face, hybrid or 100% distance courses. In addition, the faculty member will be working with diverse student populations, participating in advising undergraduate and MPH students, serving on College committees and making contributions to the scholarship and service missions of the College.


A doctoral degree in behavioral and social science, or a closely related degree, with public health research and practice experience, is required. The applicant should have a record of successful independent teaching of undergraduate and/or graduate students.


The College of Public Health is Ohio’s first accredited college of public health. First established in 1995 as part of the College of Medicine, the University Board of Trustees created the College of Public Health in 2007. In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Ohio State’s College of Public Health graduate program 19th of all Schools of Public Health, 12th among public Schools of Public Health. It is one of seven health sciences colleges on the same campus, more than any other university in the U.S. The college includes five academic divisions, two centers of outreach and engagement, four graduate degree programs with several specializations, and an undergraduate degree with two specialization, and two undergraduate minors. Specializations within the college include biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, health behavior and health promotion, health services management and policy, veterinary public health, biomedical informatics, clinical and translational science, and population health management and leadership.

The Ohio State University was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the state’s best public university; 16th nationally. The University is ranked by the National Science Foundation among the top 12 U.S. public research universities and 4th among all universities in industry-sponsored research. Ohio State offers over 200 majors and 12,000 courses to 66,000 students, including 52,000 undergraduates. Unique institutional strengths include the resources of 15 colleges, and nationally ranked academic medical center. Located in the state capital, Ohio State offers splendid opportunities for interaction with practitioners and policymakers as well as academic colleagues.

About Columbus

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and single parents and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. The University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce and encourages applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Application Instructions

Applications will be accepted immediately and will be considered until the search has concluded. Submit a cover letter describing your qualifications for the position, a CV, and the names and contact information for three potential academic references.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
1841 Neil Ave.
Cunz Hall
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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