Faculty Position in Health Analytics - The American University in Cairo

The American University in Cairo

  • Cairo
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 4 months ago
The Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology (IGHHE) at the American University in Cairo (AUC) is seeking applicants at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants at higher ranks may be considered if exceptional. Graduates and applicants who have a research focus in integration of biomedical, health economics, policy and cultural determinants of health are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant is expected to develop a collaborative research agenda focused within the field of Global Health founded on a holistic approach to global challenges and suitable for establishing best practices. The successful candidate will advise/engage undergraduate and graduate students with diverse backgrounds in the humanities, sciences, business and policy. The candidate will also actively participate in collaborative projects relevant to their area of expertise with faculty of diverse interests.

Primary responsibilities will include teaching, research, and service. As examples, the candidate should have the ability to teach in one or more of the following areas: Evidence-based practice, Health analytics, Community-based environmental justice and equity, health communication, health surveillance and management, socioeconomic determinants of implementation science. The successful applicant is expected to develop a community based collaborative research agenda focused within the field of Public Health and Human Ecology and advise/engage undergraduate and graduate students, and professional collaborations. The candidate will also actively participate in community-based projects relevant to their area of specialization and advise/accompany students in their fieldwork.

The IGHHE, an interdisciplinary institute, is committed to establishing and growing expertise in the core Global Public Health tenets of biostatistics, epidemiology, and implementation science methods. It houses the MPH and PhD in Global Public Health) with concentrations in Environmental Health, Precision Health and Public Health Policy and Management, as well as the MS in Sustainable Development. There are many collaborative opportunities within the School of Sciences and Engineering, with its focus on interdisciplinary programs, the Center for Applied Research in Environmental Sustainability (CARES), and across AUC's participating schools and centers. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent program of innovative research in their area of interest, while cultivating collaborations with other investigators in the Institute and University. In addition, successful candidates will be expected to teach core graduate courses and mentor graduate students. Cairo, Egypt and MENA offer opportunities for Global Public Health research and collaboration, and the potential to make a difference. AUC, Egypt's Global University, offers many attractive benefits and incentives to its faculty and the Cairo area has much to offer in its family-friendly, affordable, and recreationally and culturally rich environment.

Requirements:

The successful applicant will hold PhD degree or equivalent in a relevant field of integrative evidence-based policy and practice using qualitative and quantitative analytical paradigms. The candidate selected for this position must demonstrate a collaborative record with diverse disciplines engaging governmental and non-governmental health stakeholders and involve students in related field work. Candidates with versatility in research interests, inclusive of non-communicable and communicable diseases, socioeconomic determinants of health and translational research are encouraged to apply.

Additional Information:

Screening of applicants will start immediately until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The appointment will ideally start January 2021.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must submit the following documents via the online system:

a) an updated CV; b) a letter of interest; c) a completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF); and d) names and contact information for at least three references familiar with the candidate's academic and professional background.

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.

The American University in Cairo