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Lecturer in Public Health

Recruitment Period

Open date: May 16th, 2019

Last review date: Sunday, Jan 5, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, May 15, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Family Medicine and Public Health (FMPH) at the University of California, San Diego's School of Medicine (, is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and has occasional openings for temporary non-tenure track lecturers (Unit 18) throughout the year.

Family Medicine and Public Health has approximately 130 salaried faculty, over 220 staff, and seven divisions: Behavioral Medicine, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Family Medicine, Global Health, Health Policy, and Preventive Medicine. Clinical care in Family Medicine Primary Care, Sports Medicine, Integrative Medicine, and Integrated Mental and Behavioral Health is provided across many clinic locations and two main hospitals. The Department has strong collaborative research programs facilitated by Research Centers of Excellence focused on Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention, Women's Health, Cancer and Energetics, Tobacco Control, Health Promotion and Equity, Wireless and Population Health Systems, and Integrative Medicine.

Lecturers may be needed for BS undergraduate and MPH Master’s courses. These include but are not limited to:


FMPH 120 - Health Policies for Healthy Lifestyles
FMPH 130 - Environmental and Occupational Health
FMPH 193,194 - Public Health Capstone sequence
FMPH 196a,b,c - Honors Program sequence


FMPH 410 - Health Behavior Interventions
FMPH 411 - Measurement and Program Evaluation (Health Behavior)
FMPH 416 - Environmental Epidemiology
FMPH 417 - Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology
FMPH 467 - Cancer Epidemiology: Cause and Prevention

The full description of the Public Health degree programs and courses offered by the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health can be found in the online course catalog: Undergrad; Grad

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Public Health or related field, a Dr.P.H., or other doctoral degree in a related field completed by the date of appointment, or equivalent combination of education and experience, with research or practice experience relevant to the course(s) to which they are applying to teach.

Appointees must comply with Department and University instructions, deadlines, and policies regarding course scheduling and are expected to be flexible with regards to the scheduling of their classes to accommodate the limited space availability for classrooms during standard business hours. Appointments may be part or full time, for 1, 2, or 3 classes per quarter and 1, 2, or 3 quarters in duration. In the application, specify the courses or academic area(s) in which you are qualified to teach. We are especially interested in recruiting candidates committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and who will make a strong and meaningful contribution to the development of a campus climate that supports that commitment.

Applicants with prior college level teaching experience are preferred; experience can be as a teaching assistant.

A link to the full description of the series is provided for your review:
Lecturer and Senior Lecturer Series- see:

Salary is based on the University of California pay scales.

Applications must be submitted through the University of California San Diego’s Academic Personnel RECRUIT system:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching - Please describe your philosophy on teaching and pedagogy and your teaching experience.

  • Teaching Evaluations - Most recent teaching evaluations (including student comments, if available) if you have teaching experience.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

  • Letters of Reference (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)