This position will develop and teach courses in the Health Policy and Management track at the master's level. The ideal candidate will advise students and conduct independent as well as collaborative research. In addition, the ideal candidate is expected to develop courses for a future doctorate program in health policy and management. Current courses include Principles of Health Policy and Management, Management of Public Health Programs,
Professional Development in Public Health, Economic Aspects of Health Care, Program Evaluation, and Health Outcomes Research. The Institute is currently involved in research in birth defects surveillance, maternal and child health epidemiology, environmental justice and equity, chronic disease, health disparities, diabetes, and infant mortality. These are extramurally funded through state and federal agencies, as well as foundation support. The IPH initiated an online MPH program in Fall 2011. This is a two year (5 semesters) course of study leading to a generalist MPH Degree. The incumbent will teach online courses as well as on-site in the Health Policy and Management track for first and second year students.
The ideal candidate must possess an earned Doctorate in Health Policy and Management/Health Administration and/or a J.D in Public Health Law. Administration/Management, Health Economics, Public Health Law, Teaching and research experience is required.
Excellent writing and communication skills;
Ability to research and become published;
Ability to teach Online courses;
Ability to develop curriculum;
Desire to teach in a young, dynamic and growing Public Health Program; and
Knowledge and experience with working in diverse populations.
Internal Number: 2444
About Florida A&M University
Our IPH offers both the Master of Public Health (MPH) and the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degrees and has several notable distinctions as noted below: (1) Only accredited public health degree programs administratively housed in a college/school of pharmacy (2) First accredited (by the national Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)) public health program in North Florida (3) First public health program to offer the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree in Florida (4) Conferred the first DrPH degree in the state of Florida and (5) Ranked #5 in the production of African Americans with a public health degree. Thus, we continue to contribute to the public health workforce needs and evidence-based research in addressing health disparities that disproportionately impact the poor and underserved. Through training, research and service, we are also consistent with the FAMU motto of “Excellence With Caring!”