University of Missouri School of Health Professions & College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Public Health
The University of Missouri School of Health Professions and College of Veterinary Medicine seek applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track (NTT) Assistant or Associate Teaching faculty position in the Department of Public Health.
The Department of Public Health offers both MPH and BPH degrees. Our courses are offered in person, in hybrid formats, and online. Both degrees have 100% online pathways, as well as traditional classroom offerings. Our department's strengths include the following areas: One Health, public health communication, social justice, rural health, and broad practice experience.
Responsibilities will include (1) teaching public health courses including but not limited to Principles of Epidemiology and Health Care in the U.S., (2) coordinating internship course requirements for both in-person and online students, (3) developing new curriculum, and (4) contributing service to fit the Department/School/University needs.
Minimum Qualifications: A completed Doctoral Degree or Master's Degree in Public Health by the time of appointment, with practical experience in course subject area. Candidates will be evaluated on their ability to teach core courses in the department, develop new courses to prepare graduate and undergraduate students seeking to work with diverse populations in the public health field. Specialty areas desired include, but are not limited to, public health, nursing, epidemiology, field experience and program coordination, and health policy.
Three (3) reference letters must be sent directly to: Dr. Nasser Yazdani firstname.lastname@example.org , Search Committee Chair, University of Missouri, Department of Public Health, 802 Lewis Hall, Columbia, MO 65211.
Review of applications will begin 30 days after the position has posted and any applications received after 30 days after posting may not receive full consideration.
Founded in 1839, MU is the state's largest university offering more than 300 degrees and certificates to nearly 31,000 students. The School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at MU. We have 9 undergraduate programs and 5 graduate/professional programs preparing students for careers in a range of health care disciplines. MU is the only Missouri institution to award the doctor of veterinary medicine degree (DVM), graduating approximately 120 new veterinarians each year. The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is fully accredited by the AVMA COE (American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education).
We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the well-being of others. If you are an individual who would like to help the School of Health Professions advance this mission, we invite you to apply for this position. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit: http://shp.missouri.edu/index.php . For information about the University of Missouri, please visit: https://missouri.edu/ and https://www.umsystem.edu/
MU is situated in the city of Columbia , which has been consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. This college town of 110,000+ residents has the best of both worlds small-town convenience and warmth with big-city sophistication and amenities. Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, the city boasts affordable housing, moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and economic opportunities, and excellent public schools.
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with the qualifications of the applicant.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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