Chair for the Dept. of Community Health and Health Behavior, University at Buffalo Opportunity

Expires 1 August 2019

The School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) at the University at Buffalo (UB), the State University of New York, seeks a Chair for the Department of Community Health and Health Behavior (CHHB). We seek candidates with a strong record in academic leadership and research in community health, health behavior, or a related field, for a position in a dynamic department in a growing School. Candidates should demonstrate enthusiasm and vision for advancing the department. CHHB is  committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students. Applications from individuals who will contribute to that diversity, including underrepresented groups, are encouraged. 


CHHB has a reputation for excellence in research and education. The department houses two MPH programs (MPH in Community Health and Health Behavior and Individualized), as well as MS and PhD programs. For more information, see The SPHHP  is CEPH accredited and has a fast growing undergraduate program with which the department is closely involved.


UB is the State University of New York's largest and most comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the Association of American Universities. UB provides a rich environment for research. CHHB has a history of strong collaborations throughout the school and university and with community-based organizations.


Buffalo has been named as one of the best cities in the US in which to live. For more information, see:


Candidates must have either a doctorate in public health or a related discipline and/or an MD, with relevant experience in research, administration, teaching and mentoring in community health, health behavior or a related field.


Complete information is at

Address questions to the search committee chair, Dr. Jo Freudenheim ( This is a 12-month, state supported position.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.