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Teaching Assistant Professor

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Teaching Assistant Professor
    Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
    Full-time Faculty
          Add to favoritesFavorited View favoritesSalary/Position Classification
          • $82,000 Annual, Exempt
          • 40 hours per week
          • 100% Remote Work Availability: No
          • Hybrid Work Availability: Yes
          Purpose of Position

          The Department of Population Health’s Public Health Program has an opening for a Teaching Faculty member at the rank of Teaching 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. The Teaching Assistant Professor fills an essential position in the Public Health Program, supporting and providing excellence in graduate public health education.

          Duties & Responsibilities
          • Teaching and Advising:
            • Serve as primary instructor for MPH Core courses – PH 510: Public Health & Health Care Systems, PH 541: Public Health Communication, PH 545: Public Health Leadership & Interprofessional Practice, and POLS 552: Health Policy
            • Serve as primary instructor for MPH Health Management & Policy Specialization Courses – PH 572: Health Care Budgeting and Finance
            • Mentor MPH students and serve as an advisor
          • Research:
            • 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:
            • 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.).
          Required Competencies
          • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to teach, inspire, and mentor students.
          • Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, and students.
          • Ability and willingness to work with and engage diverse students and colleagues.
          • Ability to adapt to current methods of teaching, including online delivery.
          Minimum Requirements
          • Terminal degree (e.g., Ph.D.) 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 Publich Health (MPH) courses.
          • Experience and proficiency in distance technologies for communications (webinars, online modules, televideo, etc.)
          • Successful completion of a Standard Criminal History Background 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, Population Health Research & Analytics, and/or Indigenous Health.
          • Publications in peer-reviewed journals.
          • Experience working with tribal, rural, diverse, or other underserved populations.
          To Apply

          Review of applications will begin 9/11/2023. The position is open until filled. Application must include the following materials:

          • Complete online application.
          • Letter of intent.
          • Current Curriculum Vita/Resume.
          • Contact information for three references.

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