College of Applied Health Sciences: Teaching/Clinical Specialized Faculty in Epidemiology- Open...

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College of Applied Health Sciences
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

Teaching/Clinical Specialized Faculty in Epidemiology- Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full, Non-Tenure-Track)


The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health is searching for an outstanding candidate for a 9-month, open rank, non-tenure track appointment as a Teaching/Clinical Specialized Professor. The candidate will be expected to teach and develop courses for graduate and undergraduate students, including advanced epidemiology coursework such as analytical epidemiology, applied epidemiology, principles of epidemiology, and programming languages such as R, SAS, Stata, or others. The candidate may also be assigned other classes in the Kinesiology and Community Health curriculum.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit


The successful candidate should have a master’s or doctoral degree in epidemiology or a related field. Candidates with public health training (MPH, MSPH, PhD from a public health school/program) and with strong a public health background are preferred. A record of teaching and/or clinical experience is desired. Experience collaborating with communities on public health initiatives is also desirable.

General Information

The Department of Kinesiology & Community Health (KCH): KCH hosts a diverse group of faculty, students, and staff ( working and learning in a collegial and collaborative environment. KCH offers BS degrees in Community Health, Interdisciplinary Health, and Kinesiology; MS and PhD degrees in Community Health and Kinesiology; an MS in Rehabilitation Counseling; a nationally accredited MPH program; a nationally accredited MSHA (health administration) program; and a MSHT (health technology) program.

The College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS): The KCH Department is part of the College of Applied Health Sciences (see and affiliated with the Center for Health, Aging, and Disability (see The College houses the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services (; DRES) which includes the U.S. Paralympic Training Site for Wheelchair Track and Road Racing. The College also houses the Chez Veterans Center ( which opened in 2015 to provide support services for student veterans. The College is actively involved in discovery and engagement with the Carle Foundation Hospital; the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD); the Big Ten Academic Alliance; the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (ISEE); the Cancer Center at Illinois; the University’s Engineering-based Carle Illinois College of Medicine; Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (IHSI); Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology; The College of Veterinary Medicine – Epidemiology and Pathobiology; Discovery Partners Institute; Family Resiliency Center; and many more.

The Community: Home of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana (120 miles south of Chicago) is a diverse community that combines active urban living with easygoing affordability. It has been consistently ranked among the nations’ top cities for work-life balance. The area features Midwestern beauty with the cultural resources typically found in larger metropolitan areas. Downtown areas provide vibrant public spaces with unique dining and entertainment options, and the local community offers a thriving arts and culture atmosphere as well as varsity and community sports and many parks. Visit for additional information.


Compensation will be commensurate with the applicant's experience.

Application Process

To apply, create a candidate profile at and select the position for which you are applying (College of Applied Health Sciences: Teaching/Clinical Specialized Faculty in Epidemiology- Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full, Non-Tenure-Track) (145426); then upload all required documents, including:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A list of names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers for at least three references. Candidates will be informed before references are contacted.
  • Teaching statement (up to 2 pages). In your statement, please be sure to describe how you can contribute to the courses listed below. More information about these courses can be found in the CHLH course catalog.
  • Analytical Epidemiology (CHLH 576)
  • Applied Epidemiology (CHLH 578)
  • Computer Packages for Health Research (CHLH 568)
  • Principles of Epidemiology (CHLH 572)

To ensure full consideration, please complete your application by May 19, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately afterwards. The anticipated starting date is August 16, 2021.

For additional information, please contact Search Committee Co-Chairs, Andiara Schwingel at [email protected] or Justine Kaplan at [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.

College Name or Administrative Unit:Applied Health Sciences Category:1-Faculty Title:College of Applied Health Sciences: Teaching/Clinical Specialized Faculty in Epidemiology- Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full, Non-Tenure-Track) (145426) Open Date:04/21/2021 Organization Name:Kinesiology and Community Health




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Posted: 4/23/2021
Application Due: 6/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time