Tufts University

Part-Time Faculty Positions in Community/Public Health

Community Health

The Department of Community Health invites applications for several part-time faculty positions in community/public health at the rank of Lecturer. Positions are for a 1-semester or 1-year initial contract with possibility of renewal and are included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement for part-time lecturers (Service Employees International Union). We are interested in candidates with teaching expertise in any of the following areas: global health, biostatistics, epidemiology, gender and health, reproductive health, adolescent health, or environment/climate and one health. A listing of our curricular offerings is available at ase.tufts.edu/commhealth/courses/. Faculty could teach between 1 and 3 courses depending on areas of expertise.


Candidates should hold a doctoral degree (or ABD) in community health, public health, global health, or a related health field. University level teaching experience with undergraduates is strongly preferred. A successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level working with a diverse student population

Application Procedures

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/105423. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and prior course evaluations to Interfolio. Three letters of recommendation also should be submitted by the recommenders directly to Interfolio. The cover letter should include a statement describing the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

For additional information or assistance with Interfolio, applicants may contact Yolanta Kovalko, Department Administrator (yolanta.kovalko@tufts.edu).

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the search will continue until the positions are filled. The start date is September 1, 2022. For additional information about the Department of Community Health at Tufts, please visit our website at as.tufts.edu/commhealth.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University also prides itself on creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/.

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Last updated: 2022-04-20