Overview

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 for the 2022/2023 academic year. This position is supported by a competitive salary and benefit package fully funded by the institution. Applicants must have at a minimum a graduate or postgraduate degree in public health (MPH, MSPH, DrPH, etc), a doctoral degree (DrPH, PhD, MD, JD, EdD, etc), at least two years of teaching at the graduate level, and demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching future health professionals in an interdisciplinary environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point are required. A focus on One Health and health equity are desired. Experience with the CEPH accreditation process and online teaching are also desired.

The Public Health Program enrolls students at the Midwestern University Glendale, Arizona and Downers Grove, Illinois campus. Therefore, this on-campus position can be based at either campus. The successful candidate will participate in the development and instruction of online and traditional courses for the MPH program which focuses on Global One Health.  Candidates with professional credentials or experiences in health sciences in addition to a public health degree are encouraged to apply. This position involves a significant amount of teaching with highly motivated healthcare professions graduate students in an interdisciplinary environment and offers the opportunity to develop a strong social or laboratory-based research program and to engage in other scholarly activities. A research start-up package will be made available to qualified candidates.

Qualified and interested applicants should apply online at https://www.midwestern.edu/about/employment_at_mwu.html. 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 research interests
5. Contact information for three references

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Additional inquiries may be directed to Dr. David Line, MPH Program Director at  dline@midwestern.edu.

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; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 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.