Department of Health Services Tenure-Track Assistant Professor – University of Maryland Baltimore County

The Department of Emergency Health Services (EHS) at University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2023. Applicants are expected to
have a Doctorate with a focus in emergency management, disaster science, public health, emergency health
services, or a related area by the time of appointment, and should demonstrate a potential for independent
research and mentorship of students.
The position has research, teaching, and service responsibilities. Tenure-track faculty are expected to maintain
an active research and publication portfolio. Priority research areas include: emergency or disaster health,
emergency health management, EHS management, or disaster epidemiology. The position has a standard
teaching load of five courses per year with a mix of graduate and undergraduate courses and
advising/mentoring graduate students in research. In addition to currently offered courses, there is a potential
to develop new courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. All EHS faculty contribute to service within the
department, institution, and profession. We are particularly interested in candidates who demonstrate an active
commitment to inclusion of underserved and/or underrepresented populations in research, teaching, and/or
UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body. The EHS Department seeks to attract an equally
diverse applicant pool for this position. Our UMBC community redefines excellence in higher education through
an inclusive culture that connects innovative teaching and learning, research across disciplines, and civic
engagement. The successful candidate will join an EHS department with a strong commitment to diversity and
inclusive excellence, and will be expected to contribute actively to these efforts (
Review of application materials will begin on November 28, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Completed applications received by November 27, 2022 will be reviewed first and with priority. Candidates will
be evaluated based on their potential for success in developing a productive research program, mentoring
undergraduate and graduate students, fostering an inclusive community, pedagogical excellence, and
alignment with department priority research areas.
Please submit the following application materials: (1) a 2-page letter of interest; (2) a Curriculum Vitae; (3) a 1-
page statement detailing the candidate’s active commitment to inclusion and how they will further this objective
at UMBC and/or in the profession; (4) a 2- page research statement, (5) a 2-page teaching statement; (6) three
samples of research (e.g., published paper, submitted manuscript, work in progress, dissertation chapter); (7)
names and contact information for three professional recommenders. Please submit all application materials
via Interfolio ( Starting date is August 23, 2023.
Questions can be directed to Dr. Lauren Clay at with Interfolio #115387 in the Subject
Line. For access or uploading questions, please contact Interfolio directly at or by phone
at (877) 997-8807, 9–6 Eastern Time M–F.

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