Department of Public Health Sciences

Tenure-Track Faculty Position

We invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Public Health Sciences, Clemson University.  The position will begin August of 2014.


The successful candidate will hold an earned doctorate at the time of appointment in Healthy Policy, Public Health or related field completed by August 2014, and have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and service.  


The Department of Public Health Sciences is seeking a scholar who can contribute to teaching and research in the areas of health administration, health services research, health outcome research, and comparative effectiveness analysis.  The candidate's primary responsibilities will include teaching courses in health administration as part of a robust undergraduate program with four concentrations.  Teaching at the graduate level and graduate committee service are also expected.

Current Faculty

Current departmental faculty conduct research in the areas of health behavior, community health promotion, epidemiology, health services, and health policy with content expertise in aging, illicit drugs, alcohol, tobacco, physical activity, nutrition, obesity, domestic violence, chronic disease prevention, and environmental health.  The faculty partner with regional hospital systems and other health care providers, state agencies, and universities including: the Greenville Hospital System, Oconee Medical Center, AnMed Health, Blue Ridge Orthopedics, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, the S.C. Department of Agriculture, the University of South Carolina, and the Medical University of South Carolina, in research, evaluation, and service initiatives.  There are significant opportunities for collaboration at Clemson University with other researchers in education, nursing, health services, food sciences, behavioral sciences, life sciences, business, architecture, computing and engineering.

Application Requirements

Application materials for the position listed above should include:

1.  A cover letter describing professional education, experience, and suitability for the position;
2.  A full curriculum vitae;
3.  PDF of 1 representative publication and/or research sample; and
4.  the names, addresses (including titles and institutions), email addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 references. 

Application materials should be addressed to the Dr. Khoa Truong, Chair of the Public Health Sciences Search Committee, c/o Angie Wolff, Clemson University, Department of Public Health Sciences, 505 Edwards Hall, Clemson, SC  29634-0745 or by email to  For full consideration, the Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2014, however applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.  Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

About Clemson University

Clemson University is a land-grant institution and was ranked 21st among the top public national universities by U.S. News & World Report for 2014.  The campus is situated along the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is surrounded by the 17,000-acre Clemson Forest.  The region offers numerous natural, cultural and historic parks and forest resources managed by the federal, state, and county agencies and NGOs.  Clemson University is located approximately halfway between Atlanta, GA, and Charlotte, NC (a two-hour drive either way).  The City of Clemson is a college town with a population of approximately 12,000 residents and is located on the western edge of the Greenville, SC metropolitan area.  

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