The Department of Emergency Health Services (EHS) at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2023. Applicants are expected to have a Doctorate in emergency management, disaster science, public health, emergency health services, or a related area by the time of appointment, and should demonstrate a track record or potential for independent research and mentorship of students.
The position has research, teaching, and service responsibilities. Tenure-track faculty are expected to maintain an active research and publication portfolio. Priority research areas include: emergency or disaster health, emergency health management, EHS management, or disaster epidemiology. The position has a standard teaching load of five courses per year with a mix of graduate and undergraduate courses and advising/mentoring graduate students in research. In addition to currently offered courses, there is a potential to develop new courses in the candidate's area of expertise. All EHS faculty contribute to service within the department, institution, and profession. We are particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate an active commitment to inclusion of underserved and/or underrepresented populations in research, teaching, and/or service.
UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and the EHS Department seeks to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to inclusive excellence in our departmental community. We encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Applicants from outside of the United States are also encouraged. Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic engagement. The EHS Department aims to advance knowledge, economic prosperity, and social justice by welcoming and inspiring inquisitive minds from all backgrounds. The successful candidate will join a department with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts (https://diversity.umbc.edu/).
Review of application materials will begin on November 27, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Complete applications received by November 27, 2022 will be reviewed first and with priority. Candidates will be evaluated based on their potential for success in developing a productive research program, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, fostering an inclusive community, pedagogical excellence, and fit with department priority research areas.
Applicants are expected to have a Doctorate in emergency management, disaster science, public health, emergency health services, or a related area by the time of appointment, and should demonstrate a track record or potential for independent research and mentorship of students.
Please submit the following application materials: (1) a 2-page letter of interest; (2) a Curriculum Vitae; (3) a 1-page statement detailing the candidate's active commitment to inclusion and how they will further this objective at UMBC and/or in the profession; (4) a 2- page research statement, (5) a 2-page teaching statement; (6) three samples of research (e.g., published paper, submitted manuscript, work in progress, dissertation chapter); (7) names and contact information for three professional recommenders. Please submit all application materials via Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/115387 .
Starting date is AUGUST 23, 2023.
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