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Location: Valhalla, NY
Employer: New York Medical College
Position: Assistant / Associate Professor of Behavioral Science and Health Promotion
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Posted: 1/12/2017
EpiMonitor ID: 2016-2264

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The Department of Epidemiology and Community Health at the New York Medical College School of Health Sciences and Practice invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We are particularly interested in candidates with interest in the areas of: mixed-methods research; community-based health assessment, program planning and evaluation; and behavior change/health promotion. Other desirable areas of interest include health communication, health education and health disparities.

Candidates will be expected to teach graduate students innovative and fully integrated models of research and practice. Candidates are expected to participate in research and scholarship, advise and mentor students, and participate in faculty citizenship.

Opportunities exist to collaborate with over 10 local health departments, numerous community-based organizations, faculty in our Centers of Excellence in Disability and Health, Long-term Care, Disaster Medicine, Childrenís Environmental Health, and Advanced Research Support, and academic departments in the Schools of Health Sciences and Practice and Medicine at New York Medical College.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in Behavioral Science, Health Promotion, Community Health or a related discipline. Successful candidates should have strong communication skills, experience working with community-based organizations, a record of scholarly accomplishments, and will be expected to develop an externally-funded research program.

New York Medical College is located on a suburban NY campus in the intellectually vibrant northeast corridor close to the cultural and scientific resources of New York City. This location enhances the educational and research opportunities afforded by the regionís diversity and the Collegeís historic and broad involvement with socially, economically, and ethnically diverse populations. 

New York Medical College, founded in 1860, is one of the nationís oldest private medical and health sciences educational institutions. Since 2011, the College has been a member of the Touro College and University System.

Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis.  Send a letter stating your interest in the position, curriculum vita, a copy of two scholarly works and contact information for three references to:


Barbara Greenberg, MSc, Ph.D., Chair

Department of Epidemiology and Community Health

New York Medical College

Valhalla, NY  10595


Applications may be submitted electronically to:


New York Medical College is an equal opportunity employer that seeks a faculty as diverse as its student body and the communities it serves.

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