Lecturer-Biostatistics

The UMass Online MPH program is one of the oldest fully online MPH programs in the world. The program was established in 2001 and has graduated nearly 500 students during its time. The program is fully accredited by CEPH and is a member of the ASPPH. Responsibilities: Successful candidates will join the faculty in the Online MPH-PHP program in conjunction with the Department of Public Health and Continuing and Professional Education. A pool of lecturers will be established to teach biostatistics, research methods, and other public health courses as needed. The candidate will utilize Blackboard Learn as their learning management system; extensive training in this system is provided either on-campus or online. Travel to the University is not required. The University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences is committed to increasing the number of minorities, veterans, and women on its faculty and welcomes applications from such candidates. Qualifications: Candidates for this position must meet the following requirements: •Terminal Degree (PhD, D.Ph.) in Biostatistics, Public Health, or a related field •Strong evidence of prior teaching experience, either in person or online; online experience preferred •Evidence of peer-reviewed publications •Excellent verbal and written communication skills •Excellent computer literacy skills Salary/Benefits: This is a non-benefitted position. Remuneration for classes is based upon enrollment. Applications: Please send a letter of application including research and teaching interests, a detailed vita, three letters of recommendation, and official transcripts of all graduate training to: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=46825 Search # R46603. All Candidates must apply through Interview Exchange. The application review process will begin 06/10/2014 and continue until the positions are filled. This lecturer pool will be drawn from to fill vacancies that may occur beginning in September 2014 through August 2017. Applicants should be aware that an offer of appointment is not guaranteed and that appointments may not be offered in the order in which candidates enter the pool. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and service in an increasingly diverse globalized society. Therefore, in holistically assessing many qualifications of each applicant of any race or gender we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degree.