Assistant/Associate Professor

Columbia University, MSPH, HDPFH in New York

Deadline March 31, 2014
Date Posted January 29, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Heilbrunn Department of Population & Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health is a vibrant department of approximately 24 full-time faculty from a variety of professional backgrounds (public health, law, sociology, psychology, medicine, social work, demography) whose work focuses on domestic and global issues related to sexual/reproductive, adolescent, child and refugee health. Faculty in this largely grant-funded department engage in a unique combination of research, teaching and service activities.

The Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health (HDPFH) at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH) are seeking candidates for an Assistant or Associate Professor to lead evaluation efforts associated with multiple community-, school-, and clinic-based programs, and to teach evaluation methods and other courses in population and family health. This role offers the opportunity to evaluate innovative public health programs, many of which were designed using the principles of community based participatory research, and contribute to the literature on community interventions and evaluation methods. The programs are focused on broad-reaching areas, including: health promotion, health literacy, domestic violence, adolescent health, reproductive health, mental health, and disease prevention.

The NewYork-Presbyterian Ambulatory Care Network's (ACN) Department of Community Health Education and Outreach helps safeguard and improve the health of many at-risk adults and children in the New York metropolitan area through innovative programs designed in partnership with local communities to meet the unique needs of community residents.

]Specific responsibilities include:
Assess the needs of community- and clinic-based programs and develop plans to determine how and when evaluation resources will be utilized

Strengthen evaluation frameworks, as needed. Oversee the design and implementaiton of evaluation activities to assess the impact of ACN community interventions

Make recommendations associated with data collection and management strategies

Establish technical protocols to extract the information from a variety of data warehouses

Provide direction in querying databases and provide analysis
Support the development of standardized reporting tools and will provide technical assistance to strengthen the capacity of local program staff

Teach courses related to program evaluation and community-based participatory research



Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.