Teaching Assistant Professor

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND

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Position Information: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, Teaching Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health, Position #00100036

The Department of Population Health’s Public Health Program has an opening for a Teaching Faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The Teaching Assistant Professor will work in close collaboration with the Public Health Program Director, Assistant Director, and other faculty and staff members to advance the Public Health Program.

Compensation and Appointment

Position: Teaching Assistant Professor

Remuneration/Salary: $77,000+, commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications.

This is a twelve (12) month, non-tenure track, special appointment with University of North Dakota School (UND) of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), Department of Population Health.

Position Benefits

Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, and tuition waiver.  Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans. 

UND also offers an employee tuition waiver and a variety of professional development opportunities.

Find out more about UND's great benefits and perks here!

Duties & ResponsibilitiesTeaching and Advising:  

    Serve as the primary instructor for MPH Core course – MPH 545: Public Health Leadership and Interprofessional Practice.  Serve as primary instructor for MPH Management & Policy Specialization Courses – MPH 574: Health Care Budgeting and Finance, POLS 552: Policy in Public Health, and PH 510: Public Health and Health Care Systems.  Mentor MPH students and serve as an advisor.

  • Collaborate with public health faculty on developing externally funded projects based on professional public health expertise.
  • Work with graduate students and create research assistantship opportunities. 


  • Service includes contribution to the institution/school/department (e.g. committees), to the profession (e.g. professional organizations), and to the community (e.g. boards, etc.).
Minimum Requirements
    Terminal degree in a public health discipline, medicine, clinical science, epidemiology, or related field. Demonstrated track record of teaching public health courses or demonstrated potential to successfully teach Master of Public Health (MPH) courses.Experience and proficiency in distance technologies for communications (webinars, online modules, televideo, etc.).    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. This position does not support visa sponsorship for continued employment.

Preferred Qualifications
    Experience teaching at the graduate level. Expertise in UND MPH specializations, including Health Management & Policy, Research & Analytics, and/or Indigenous Health. Publications in peer-reviewed journals.Experience working with tribal, rural, diverse, or other underserved populations
To Apply

Applications will first be reviewed on 12/1/22.  Position is open until filled.

For full consideration, applications must include the following materials:

  • Letter of interest
  • Current curriculum vita

  • Contact information for three references

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 or more 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 UND.edu. 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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