Associate/Full Professor, Dissemination and Implementation Science, San Diego State University

Sep 4,2019 | Consortium staff Job Opportunities

The School of Public Health (SPH) at San Diego State University (SDSU) seeks an Associate Professor or Professor with established expertise in Dissemination and Implementation Science (D&I) in public health. This new faculty member will join a vibrant faculty and school that offers degree programs for undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs. The faculty member will support the undergraduate and graduate curriculum of the SPH. The SPH is ranked in the top 25 in the nation. See website  for more information.


Candidates for this full-time, State-supported, tenure-track position (at the Associate Professor or Professor rank) should possess a doctoral degree in public health or other closely related field, with an established and clear track-record in D&I research.  The successful candidate should have experience and expertise in developing and applying D&I models and translating evidence-based interventions to practices and/or policies into address health disparities in real-world settings. The successful candidate will possess strong research capability as evidenced by an appropriate history of or potential for research and publication in top-tier refereed journals. Special consideration will be given to applicants with expertise in system change (including but not limited to organizational and community systems), and/or in areas related to Latino/a/x health, border health, sexual health or cancer. However, we encourage applicants in all areas of D&I research to apply. The successful candidate will teach, develop/maintain an independent program of research, and obtain extramural funding. Additional responsibilities include curriculum development, thesis and dissertation supervision, and field practice supervision.

SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.   SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence.  Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status.  We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.

Be prepared to provide:

  • a current curriculum vitae
  • a cover letter (not exceeding 3 pages, single spaced) that summarizes pertinent experience in D&I research, and description of research program, teaching (specify past courses and levels taught and include a teaching philosophy)
  • a 1-2 page statement describing, where applicable, how the applicant’s research, teaching, and service addresses inclusion and promotes diversity
  • contact information for three referees (who will not be contacted without informing the candidate).

Application review will begin Wednesday, September 4, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

For more information and to apply, view the job posting.