Major Duties: Western Michigan University invites applications and nominations for the position of a tenure-track, 12 month Assistant or Associate Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs (SIHP). The position is located primarily at the WMU Grand Rapids regional location. The preferred start date is January 1, 2018, but will be no later than July 1, 2018.-Teach courses in the Master of Public Health and other programs in the School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs.-Serve as an advisor to students.-Assist in the development of the MPH Program including curriculum, internships, collaborative networks, recruitment, and other tasks necessary to build and maintain a successful MPH program. -Assist with the accreditation process, co-writing the CEPH self-study report for accreditation. -Sustained productivity in professional development including seeking grant external support and maintaining an active research, publication, and program development agenda. -Participate in program governance in the department, college, and university.-Contribute to an interdisciplinary environment of research, instruction, and community collaborations. -Contribute to professional organizations at the local, state, and national levels. -Service to the program, the school, the university, the profession, and the community the program, the school, the university, the profession, and the community.
Minimum Qualifications: -Ph.D., or Dr.Ph., or Sc.D. in Public Health or a related field. -Master's in Public Health degree and/or demonstrated experience in applied Public Health.-Experience in interdisciplinary collaboration.-Demonstrated potential to maintain an active program of scholarly research and grant writing related to public health.-Familiarity with online educational programs including curriculum development and delivery.-Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability, and experience in promoting cultural competency and diversity.
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic progr...ams to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.