Master of Public Health (Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor)

Central Michigan University
March 17, 2023
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Position Title Master of Public Health (Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor)

College/Unit The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions Home Department School of Health Sciences Employee Group Tenure-Track Faculty - 12 month Employment Status Full-Time Position Type 12 month Position Classification Tenure Track Faculty Position Begin Date 08/21/2023 Position End Date Position Summary

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, participate in graduate and undergraduate research, student advising, and university service as outlined by the CMU Faculty Agreement and departmental bylaws.

  • Teaching. Teach 9 credit hours per semester in a face-to-face and/or online format in at least two of the following areas: biostatistics, research methods, program evaluation, social and behavioral sciences or health informatics.
  • Research. Direct undergraduate and graduate research; conduct research and scholarly endeavors that lead to securing extramural funding to support an ongoing research agenda.
  • Advising and Service. Advise graduate students; involvement in campus and community service; facilitate relationships with colleagues within the university and stakeholders at the local, state, national and international levels.
  • Assist with reviewing applied practical experience portfolio and contribute to the MPH program accreditation process.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Earned Doctorate (PhD, DrPH, DHA, EdD, ScD) in public health or related field. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply if it is clear the degree will be completed by the start of the appointment.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and teach college courses.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative faculty environment.
  • Demonstrated or a proposed plan of research activity.
  • Demonstrated interest in securing extramural grants and contracts.
  • Commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Public Health (MPH).
  • Experience or understanding of online educational learning and teaching.
  • Professional, consulting, or related experience in health systems management.
  • Experience in securing extramural grants and contracts.
  • Established record of peer-reviewed publication.
  • Message to Applicants

    Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.

    You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

    Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

    About the Department

    The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of five academic units (Department of Physical Therapy, Department of Physical Education and Sport, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School of Health Sciences and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science). It offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in American Sign Language , audiology, communication disorders, public health, health administration, school health education, physical therapy, physician assistant, exercise science, substance abuse prevention, speech-language pathology, physical education, athletic training, athletic coaching and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. Please visit The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions website for more information.

    The School of Health Sciences provides benefits to a diverse society and its learners by ensuring superior educational and growth opportunities and high academic standards; conducting and participating in scholarly endeavors, and coordinating the assessment of professional competencies that assists in the development of productive professionals and upstanding citizens. Areas of study offered within the School include undergraduate programs in public health education, health administration, school health education, exercise science, and substance abuse prevention. Graduate programs include master degrees in exercise science (MS), public health (MPH), health administration (MHA) and a Doctorate in Health Administration (DHA).

    The Community Health Division is a unit of the School of Health Sciences. Areas of study within the Community Health Division include undergraduate programs in public health education, school heath education, substance abuse education and the graduate degree in Public Health (MPH).

    Information about the School can be found at the following website.

    CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate in employment against persons based on age, color, disability, gender, gender identity/gender expression, genetic information, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight (see https:// www.

    Posting Begins 10/18/2022 Posting Ends Open Until Filled Yes Type of Recruitment External About CMU

    Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.

    We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.

    CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.

    Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid- American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.

    CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small- town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state's largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.

    Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city's central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

    CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

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    CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see https: // www. OCRIE).

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    Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMU's Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education's Assistant Secretary, or both.

    CMU's Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:

    Phone: 989-774-3253

    Office: 103 E. Preston St.

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  • Statement of Research
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