Instructor-Fixed Term

Job description

Job no: 692871
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Chm Flint 40000829
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: 3/4 Time (65-89.9%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Non-Union
Position SummaryThe Michigan State University College of Human Medicine online Master of Public Healthdegree program seeks candidates for 15 part-time instructor positions to support a growingacademic public health program. The MPH online program was developed to address thepublic health workforce shortage via a fully online program that is highly applied, accessible,affordable and competency-based. Developed through a collaborative effort among multipleunits at Michigan State University, the MPH degree program is physically based in theCollege of Human Medicine, Division of Public Health in Flint, Michigan. The MPH degreeprogram began in 2008 with 18 students and 9 courses. The program has grown to 140students, with over 550 alumni, and about 20 faculty members. The program’s vision is to advance public health practice across the globe by providingcutting-edge, online curriculum to advance public health and the well-being of global andlocal communities. The MSU MPH program mission is to increase the capacity of the publichealth workforce by providing practice-infused, online instruction that integrates currentpublic health issues. We emphasize public health practice, leadership, and communitypartnership. We also aim to increase interest in public health careers and offer onlineintroductory courses to public health, geared towards undergraduate students and nonpublichealth professionals interested in careers in public health. The current faculty hiring initiative is to augment our strong, energetic cohort of currentpublic health faculty with additional faculty who are dedicated to academic excellence thatimproves the number of trained public health professionals around the globe. The facultybeing sought will teach on a part-time, as needed basis and contracted as such. We seekcandidates with academic expertise in of the following areas: 1)Nutrition; 2) Global Health;3) Infectious Disease & Disease Surveillance; or 4) Public Health Methods & Design (e.g.program evaluation, mixed methods, community-based). In accordance with our mission,priority will be given to applicants with public health practice, leadership, and/or communitypartnership experience and those who have experience teaching online. Faculty do not have to physically be located in Flint, Michigan but will be required to beactive participants in the academic life of the Program and the Division of Public Health,including remote or in-person participation in: faculty meetings; student teaching;mentoring and advising, serving on academic committees, and/or engagement in research.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -Public Health, Health Services Research

Desired Degree

Doctorate -Public Health, Health Services Research

Minimum Requirements

MPH or DrPH or PhD, Public Health or Related Field from an accredited institution

Desired Qualifications

Minimum of 2 years as the lead instructor at the graduate level

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter


Three professional references with contact information

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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Feb 18, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 18, 2023 Eastern Standard Time




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Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 4/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time