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Assistant or Associate Professor, Global Public Health

Binghamton University, Global Public Health
Binghamton, New York
salary commensurate with qualifications
Closing date
Dec 16, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty, Open Rank
Full Time
Organization Type

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.


Job Description:

Binghamton University (SUNY) invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Global Public Health in the area of Environmental Health. We seek a scholar with a research focus on environmental health and health disparities and would prefer an established record of high-quality, multi-faceted, and widely collaborative research. Methodological and geographic area of focus are open.

This faculty member will be one of the core faculty in Binghamton University's new undergraduate Global Public Health program and may also support Environmental Studies ( and other Arts & Sciences programs. Applicants should show a strong program of research and strong potential for and/or demonstrated success in securing external funding. Applicants at the associate level should further demonstrate capacity for program leadership. Methodological and geographic areas of expertise are open, but should fit the Global Public Health program's interest in phenomena that transcend borders to impact health and health disparities. We are particularly interested in scholars who will capitalize on collaboration opportunities and resources within the university's Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence (, Core Facilities (, and Harpur College of Arts and Sciences ( The faculty member will be encouraged to pursue affiliation with other academic units and programs as appropriate and will have the opportunity to work with graduate students across a variety of disciplines.


  • Teach a 2/2 course load
  • Conduct research, including research with the capacity to involve students
  • Participate in GPH program leadership (e.g., weekly seminar organization, annual program assessment)

Binghamton University's Global Public Health program combines the perspectives of public health (the science of understanding disease causation, preventing disease, and improving individual health with population-level programs, policies, and activities) and global health (the art and science of implementing public health on a global scale, with special attention to phenomena that transcend international borders, and those that particularly compromise the health of disadvantaged groups, in low- and high-income nations alike). The program's focus is on providing transdisciplinary training for students broadly interested in health and particularly interested in disease prevention.  

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical global public health concerns and are at the core of the Global Public Health program's teaching and research goals. The Global Public Health program and Binghamton University are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and to honoring the experiences, perspectives, and unique identities of all of our faculty and students. Candidates for this position should describe how they will actively contribute to our mission of advancing a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion through their research, teaching, mentoring, and service, and through their engagement with fellow faculty, students, and staff.



Required qualifications:

  • PhD in hand by the time of appointment
  • PhD in environmental health or cognate field
  • Demonstrated excellence in environmental and occupational health research

Preferred qualifications:

  • MPH in environmental/occupational health
  • Demonstrated success in or strong potential for external research funding
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Track record of or strong potential for student engagement in research
  • Track record of or strong potential for community engagement in research


Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by title IX and its implementing regulations, Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.


Application Instructions:

All applicants must apply via the university applicant tracking system Interview Exchange:


  • Cover letter with particular focus on research activities, including track record of or potential for external funding support
  • CV (please include links to any websites or other online resources you would like the committee to consider)
  • Names and contact information for at least three references

Materials will be considered until the position is filled; priority will be given to applications submitted by Nov 28. 

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