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Midwestern University Assistant Professor - Public Health Program - College of Graduate Studies in Glendale, Arizona


The Public Health Program in the College of Graduate Studies at Midwestern University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position at the rank of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, available in 2020/2021 academic year. Rank is negotiable and dependent upon applicant’s qualifications. This position is supported by a competitive salary and benefit package fully funded by the institution. Applicants must have earned a public health-related degree, e.g., Master of Public Health (MPH), Doctor of Public Health (Dr.PH) etc., and have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching future healthcare professionals. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

The Public Health Program enrolls students at Midwestern University’s Downers Grove, Illinois and Glendale, Arizona campuses. This position is based at the Glendale, Arizona campus. The successful candidate will participate in the development and instruction of online and traditional courses in public health practice, administration, and global health, and oversee student capstone projects within a newly established MPH program in Global One Health. Most students are also enrolled in osteopathic medical, veterinary, dental, pharmacy, and optometry programs. Faculty candidates with professional credentials in any of these healthcare areas are especially encouraged to apply, and candidates with a terminal public health degree, at least two years of experience working in relevant public health settings, and at least two years of experience teaching at the baccalaureate or post-baccalaureate level will be given preference. This position involves a significant amount of teaching with highly motivated healthcare professions graduate students in an interdisciplinary environment, but also offers the opportunity to develop a strong research program or to engage in other scholarly activities. A research start-up package can be made available to qualified candidates if justified.

Qualified and interested applicants should apply online at The following application materials must be submitted in PDF or Word format: 1. Cover letter of application2. Curriculum vitae3. Statement of teaching philosophy4. Statement of potential research interests5. Contact information for three references

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on September 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Additional inquiries may be directed to Dr. Alice Chapman, Director, MPH Program at

Midwestern University is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides graduate and postgraduate education for healthcare professions students and in the health sciences. Please visit our website at for more information about our campus and programs.

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.

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