The Public Health Program in the College of Graduate Studies at Midwestern University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position at the rank of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, available in 2020/2021 academic year. This position is supported by a competitive salary and benefit package fully funded by the institution. Applicants must have, at a minimum, earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) and have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching future healthcare professionals in an interdisciplinary environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
The Public Health Program is based at the Glendale, Arizona campus but enrolls students at Midwestern University’s Downers Grove, Illinois campus as well. Therefore, this position can be based at either campus. The successful candidate will participate in the development and instruction of online and traditional courses in public health program administration and policy development within a newly established MPH program in Global One Health for osteopathic medical, veterinary, dental, pharmacy, optometry, and other health science students. Candidates with professional credentials in any of these healthcare areas are especially encouraged to apply, but candidates with a terminal public health degree and at least two years of experience working in relevant public health settings will be given preference. This position involves a significant amount of teaching with highly motivated healthcare professions graduate students in an interdisciplinary environment, but also offers the opportunity to develop a strong research program or to engage in other scholarly activities. A research start-up package can be made available to qualified candidates if justified.
Qualified and interested applicants should apply online. The following application materials must be submitted in PDF format: 1. Cover letter of application 2. Curriculum vitae 3. Statement of teaching philosophy 4. Statement of potential research interests 5. Contact information for three references
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on April 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Additional inquiries may be directed to Dr. Alice Chapman, Director, MPH Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and postgraduate education for healthcare professions students and in the health sciences. Please visit our website at www.midwestern.edu for more information about our campus and programs.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.
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About Midwestern University
Midwestern University consists of the following colleges: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago College of Pharmacy, College of Health Sciences, College of Graduate Studies, College of Dental Medicine-Illinois, Chicago College of Optometry, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Pharmacy–Glendale, College of Dental Medicine-Arizona, Arizona College of Optometry, and the College of Veterinary Medicine. Our history, which has been guided by our mission to provide the best in health education, tells the story of amazing accomplishment and professional leadership.