Overview

The Department of Public Health at St. Ambrose University invites applications for a tenure-track Professor 10-month position to commence in summer of 2018 (rank commensurate with experience). The candidate will be joining the Department of Public Health in the College of Health and Human Services and work closely with the Director to influence, shape, and teach in an online MPH program focused on social justice and health equity.  The Department values inter-professional preparation, person-centered care, and service.  The degree requirements and courses will follow the competencies outlined by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) with an overarching focus on increasing health equity globally.  The successful candidate will help the department successfully move toward accreditation through the CEPH. All MPH professors will engage in teaching, advising, scholarship, and service.  Candidates for this position should have an earned terminal doctoral degree (e.g., PhD with an MPH, or DrPH), or have achieved the terminal degree by August 2018.   Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and evidence of scholarly works will enhance the candidate’s application. The ideal candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: health disparities, US based health systems and policies, implementation science, health communication, epidemiology, and biostatistics.  We are especially interested in candidates who will enrich the diversity of our program’s faculty. Responsibilities of this position include assisting with curriculum development, online instruction, student advising, serving on the admissions committee, and assisting with program evaluation. The faculty member will have the opportunity to use one day per week to pursue continued practice and/or other related professional development.

St. Ambrose University is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts. An institution of nearly 3,200 graduate and undergraduate students, the University’s Core Values include: Catholicity, Integrity, the Liberal Arts, Life-Long Learning, and Diversity. See www.sau.edu for further information. To learn more about his position, contact Melissa Sharer, PhD, MPH Director of the Public Health Department at sharermelissaj@sau.edu.

Interested individuals should apply online at http://www.sau.edu/human_resources/jobs and submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, a sample of scholarly work. Please have three letters of reference sent to Email: HumanResources@sau.edu, Director of Human Resources, St. Ambrose University, 518 W. Locust Street, Davenport, Iowa 52803.  Review of applications will begin November 10, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. EOE