Clinical Assistant Professor Public Health Education

Position Information: DescriptionThe Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education program in the Department of Education, Health and Behavior Studies is seeking a full time (1.0 FTE) Clinical Assistant Professor starting August 16, 2022. 

The Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education program is housed in the University of North Dakota’s College of Education and Human Development.  The program currently has a core of 2 faculty.  Degrees offered include a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education with two separate tracks – Public Health Education and School Health Education.  Degree options are available in both face-to-face and online delivery formats.  A minor in Public Health is also offered.  Faculty proactively engage in and support ongoing university- and community-based health and wellness initiatives, including collaborative efforts with Grand Forks Public Health, Altru Health System, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center, and the university’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences, among others.

Duties & ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will serve as a Public Health Education Assistant Special Appointment 9-month faculty member, with primary responsibilities in teaching, advising, and service/outreach, on-campus and online.  The successful candidate will teach key undergraduate courses in public health education, develop liaisons with local and regional agencies for student experiential learning and internship opportunities, and provide meaningful service to the program, college, university and community. The Candidate must be available to work on campus in-person and online for teaching. Summer teaching and service opportunities may also be available with an additional contract.  

Minimum Requirements
  • Earned doctorate (PhD, DrPH, or equivalent degree) in public/community health or health behavior. 
  • Successful completion of criminal history records check.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. 

Preferred Qualifications
  • Certified in Public Health (CPH); Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) desired.
  • Evidence of or potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring.
  • Prior experience in online course development and/or delivery. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and engage diverse students and colleagues within and outside the Public Health Education program.
  • Experience working collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students. 
Minimum Hiring Salary$60,000 + annually, Dependent on experience and qualifications

Start Date

August 16, 2022

To Apply

For full consideration, applications must be received by November 12, 2021 and include the following materials:

    A letter of application addressing all of the above essential and desired qualifications; A current curriculum vitaeThe names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) professional references.   
Questions regarding the position can be directed to the search chair Dr. Todd Sabato at [email protected]

Position is open until filled.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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