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Assistant Professor or Instructor, Public Health
Franklin and Marshall College: Public Health Program


Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Public Health program beginning in Fall Semester 2023. The Department of Government would serve as the new hire’s home department. The rank will be Assistant Professor or Instructor depending on qualifications. Applicants should possess or be close to completing one of the following degrees: (1) a doctorate in a public health discipline; (2) a Master’s in Public Health or its equivalent and a doctorate in social science; or (3) a doctorate in social science with research in a public health field. Areas of specialization in Public Health are open and may include Health Policy and Management, Global Health, and Community Health, as well as experience with community engagement.

The hire will join a rapidly-growing program that is a high priority for the college. The candidate should be able to contribute to the core courses in Public Health, including Introduction to Public Health, Understanding Public Policy, Health Policy, and the Public Health Research capstone. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop other electives in Public Health along with contributions in the College’s general education program. All faculty maintain active research programs and contribute to the College’s shared governance.

Candidates must submit the following items electronically via Interfolio: (  a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s) (unofficial copies are fine), teaching and research statements (1-2 pages each), diversity statement, teaching evaluations, and names of three references (letters of reference will be solicited at a later stage, and once they are solicited, referees will need to supply them within three weeks). For full consideration applications should be received by Oct. 1, 2022.

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or to otherwise participate in the employment process should contact the department’s academic coordinator, Paulina Erazo Ayala at

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