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.
Ph.D., Dr.Ph., or Sc.D. in Public Health or a related field.
Masters 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
Master’s in Public Health degree
Teaching experience at the graduate level.
Emphasis in epidemiology and/or environmental health. Three years public health experience.
Familiarity with the accreditation process of a professional degree program, experience with CEPH preferred.
Teaching and research ability in other programs in the School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs.
Demonstrated expertise in grant writing and fund management.
Commitment to engage in school, college, and university strategic planning.
Understanding of past, present, and future public health fiscal and political issues.
Required application documents:
Cover letter describing accomplishments that illustrate how experience matches major responsibilities and minimal qualifications. Evidence of how applicant fulfills preferred qualifications is desirable.
List of at least three (3) professional references with names, titles, telephone numbers, and postal and email addresses.
APPLY AT: http://wmich.edu/hr/jobs Position Number 0604086
Additional Salary Information: Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package.
The University: Western Michigan University, a learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged public research university, enrolls more than 23,000 students from 100 nations around the globe. WMU has been designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of just 147 public institutions in the nation with high or very high research activity.
The College: The... College of Health and Human Services is located in a new 195,000 square foot building with state-of-the-art teaching technologies and spacious research laboratories. The college enrolls nearly 3000, with more than a third of those at the graduate level. In addition to the School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs, the college includes programs in blindness and low vision studies, nursing, occupational therapy, physician assistant, social work, speech pathology and audiology, holistic health care, alcohol and drug abuse, interdisciplinary health services, public health, and a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary health sciences. In addition, the college expects to offer a doctor of physical therapy beginning in 2018. The college has received a number of grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Department of Education. The college also operates the Unified Clinics, a multidisciplinary service/training clinic. Learn more about our growing college at http://www.wmich.edu/hhs. The College of Health and Human Services—Preparing professionals today. Transforming health and human services tomorrow.
Department/School: The School: The School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs was established in 2012. It offers a Masters in Public Health, a multiple track Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Health Services with almost 800 degree-seeking students, a Gerontology graduate certificate and undergraduate minor, a Center for Gerontology, an Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness graduate certificate and undergraduate minor, a Peace Corps Prep minor in interdisciplinary health, the Campuswide Suicide Prevention Program, and the Western Regional Area Health Education Center.
WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply