Assistant Professor

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Posting #:F 29/2012
Posted:Oct 11, 2012
Employment Status:Probationary Tenure-Track
Faculty:Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
Department:Community Health Sciences
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Job Summary

The Department of Community Health Sciences at Brock University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position in the areas of Public Health and Health Policy to complement our unique Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) program. The appointment is at the Assistant Professor level. Community Health Sciences is a multi-disciplinary department and includes faculty from basic sciences to population sciences to social sciences and humanities. We offer undergraduate degrees in Public Health, Community Health, Child Health, and Health Sciences. Located within the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, the Faculty also offers a MA in Community Health, a MSc in Health Sciences, and PhD programs in Health Biosciences, Population and Behavioural Health, and Social and Cultural Health Studies.


Candidates must have a PhD in public health, health policy, community health, or a related field with relevant experience. Applicants will be expected to deliver undergraduate courses in both introductory and advanced public health, health policy, and health promotion and programs, and have an interest in developing graduate courses in public health. Candidates will also be expected to teach qualitative methods and/or quantitative methods and/or biostatistics, and demonstrate a proven track record or high potential for research. The ideal candidate will also have experience in or a demonstrated interest in working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary research and teaching environment.


Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to: Dr. Terrance Wade, Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1; Tel. 905-688-5550, ext. 4228; Fax 905-688-8954. Closing date for applications is December 31, 2012.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form (available at and include the completed form with their application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website