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Founding Program Chair for the Master's in Public Health, Starting September 1, 2022

Stockton University
Absecon, NJ 08205
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    154350011

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The Universitys commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at www.Stockton.edu.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

As a condition of employment, you are required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to your start date. Vaccination cards should be submitted to hr-medrec@stockton.edu. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, or reasons related to a current pregnancy, you may submit a waiver request. If you are approved for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be required to wear a mask while indoors on campus when you cannot be socially distanced, and you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule.

Stockton University seeks a Founding Program Chair and Faculty member for its Masters in Public Health program. The candidate will be responsible for providing leadership to the program, seeking CEPH accreditation, managing all aspects of the program inside and outside of the classroom, and working with the school leadership in promoting the program.



Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF.

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
  4. Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement
  5. Unofficial Graduate transcripts

Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stocktons Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at https://www.stockton.edu/police/crime-statistics.html. The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; http://www.stockton.edu/affirmative_action. Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

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  • Offer courses in the area of Public Health and General Studies curriculum
  • Serve as a preceptor to students
  • Participate in professional activities, scholarship and /or creative activities as appropriate to the discipline
  • Provide service to the university, community, and/or profession
  • Serve as the Founding Program Chair for the Masters in Public Health, performing duties including, but not limited to:
    • Seek and obtain CEPH accreditation for the MPH program
    • Develop, maintain, and expand local partnerships, student placement, and other opportunities in conjunction with staff who have responsibilities in these areas
    • Meet with the Dean and the Office of Enrollment Management to discuss goals and objectives for the program, manage budgetary requests and review progress of the graduate program enrollment
    • Work with the Office of Enrollment Management to review student admission files and render a decision in a timely manner
    • Ensure that all external degree program reporting requirements are met; coordinate and complete any reports needed for achievement and maintenance of program accreditation and other external requirements
    • Other duties as defined by the Stockton University Chairs' MOA
  • Perform other duties as designated by the Dean, School of Health Sciences and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Support Stockton Universitys diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission


Required Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in public health or a related health discipline
  • Previous experience with teaching public health courses
  • Knowledge and experience with CEPH accreditation process
  • Significant scholarship experience in the public health field at the national, state, or local level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Meets the qualifications for Associate Professor at Stockton University
  • MPH degree from an accredited program or school of public health
  • Experience teaching graduate level courses
  • Evidence to support Research and/scholarship
  • Experience working with national, regional, state and/or local partners to enhance the MPH program






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Posted: 2021-11-19 Expires: 2021-12-21

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