Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor/Instructor in Public Health
Company: University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St.
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: February 7, 2024
Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor/Instructor in Public
Job Location : UHSP main campus - St. Louis, MO
Position Type : Faculty (Non-tenure track, Full-time)
Education Level : Masters Degree
Travel Percentage : Negligible
Job Category : Academic - Teaching, research, service
We are seeking a dedicated and passionate individual for the role
of Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor/Instructor in Public
Health. This position offers an excellent opportunity to make a
significant impact on the academic development and professional
growth of our students in the new online Master of Public Health
(MPH) program. The MPH program is accredited by the Higher Learning
Commission with plans to be CEPH accredited, once eligible. The
successful candidate will primarily focus on teaching courses
related to health promotion and behavior, health program planning,
and health care systems and policy, while also providing valuable
advising and mentorship to students pursuing careers in these
fields. This position will also provide support to the
undergraduate Public Health and/or Healthcare Administration and
Management programs through course development and teaching.
This position is a 12-month non-tenure track academic faculty
appointment at the level of either Instructor or Assistant
Professor dependent upon one's qualifications. This full-time
position also comes with benefits including health, dental, and a
generous retirement match, among others. The responsibilities for
this position are 80% teaching, 10% research, and 10% service. Most
of the teaching responsibilities will be associated with the online
MPH program. The anticipated start date is as soon as May 1, 2024.
Relocation to the St. Louis area is required with a flexible hybrid
work schedule post relocation (i.e. 3 days in the office, 2
1. Teaching and Course Development:
- Deliver high-quality instruction in courses related to health
promotion and behavior, health systems and policy, and other public
health or healthcare administration topics
- Utilize effective teaching methodologies, technology, and
learning resources to create engaging and interactive learning
experiences for students both online and in person.
- Continuously assess and improve course content and
instructional materials to ensure alignment with current industry
trends and best practices.
2. Student Advising and Mentorship:
- Provide academic advising and career guidance to students
interested in public health, health policy, and health care
- Mentor students in their academic pursuits, research projects,
and professional development, helping them to achieve their
educational and career goals.
3. Curriculum Support and Program Enhancement:
- Collaborate with other faculty members to develop the online
- Contribute to the enhancement of academic programs, ensuring
they remain relevant and responsive to emerging industry needs and
4. Program Assessment and Quality Improvement:
- Participate in program assessment activities, including student
learning outcomes evaluation and continuous improvement initiatives
for CEPH accreditation.
- Collect and analyze data related to teaching effectiveness and
student performance to enhance the overall educational experience
for CEPH accreditation.
5. Professional Development and Engagement:
- Stay current with developments in public health through
continuous professional development and scholarly activities.
- Engage in professional organizations and attend relevant
conferences, workshops, and seminars to network and share knowledge
with peers in the field.
- A master's or doctoral degree (Ph.D., DrPH, or equivalent) in
Public Health, Population Health, Health Policy, Health Behavior,
Community Health, or a closely related field.
- Previous online teaching and course development experience is
- Demonstrated commitment to student advising and mentorship,
supporting students' academic and professional growth.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the
ability to engage and connect with diverse student populations.
Interested candidates should upload the following materials with
- A cover letter expressing their interest in the position and
how their qualifications align with the role's
- Curriculum vitae (CV) highlighting relevant academic
background, teaching experience, and any scholarly contributions
and teaching philosophy statement outlining the candidate's
approach to teaching and student development.
Please apply by December 1. Screening interviews will be planned
for December. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for
interviews, which may include a teaching demonstration and
discussion of advising strategies. Inquiries should be directed to
the chair of the search committee, Dr. Dipti Subramaniam, at .
UHSP offers a great package including excellent, affordable health
insurance, dental, vision, University-paid life and disability
insurance, voluntary coverage, retirement match, and generous
parental and caregiver leave, personal and University holidays,
sick and vacation time. University employees have access to library
resources, fitness facilities, cafeteria and University events.
University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis is proud to
be recognized in 2022 as a Great College to Work For for diversity,
inclusion and belonging, faculty and staff well-being and shared
governance. We value the benefits of a diverse student body and
workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of
race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual
orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as
an individual with a disability. The University's employment policy
shall be supported through a continuing affirmative action
commitment that embodies the standards of equal employment
opportunities for all persons. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.
To apply, visit
University of Health Sciences & Pharmacy in St. Louis values the
benefits of a diverse student body and workforce. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not
be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion,
sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity,
protected veteran status or status as an individual with a
disability. The University's employment policy shall be supported
through a continuing affirmative action commitment that embodies
the standards of equal employment opportunities for all persons.
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