Public Health Lecturer

Central Michigan University
March 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Public Health Lecturer

College/Unit The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions Home Department School of Health Sciences Employee Group Fixed-Term Faculty - Academic Year Employment Status Full-Time Position Type 9 month (Academic Year) Position Classification Fixed-Term Faculty Position Begin Date 08/21/2023 Position End Date Position Summary

The Division of Public Health in the School of Health Sciences at Central Michigan University invites applicants for a full-time, 9-month, fixed-term faculty position. Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. An attractive benefits package is available.

Teaching: The successful candidate is expected to teach twelve credit hours per semester in a face-to-face and/ or online format in undergraduate- level courses required for all Public Health majors and minors.

Service: Advising of undergraduate students; coordinating and attending student recruitment events on behalf of the Division of Public Health; possibly assisting with the public health education registered student organization.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's in public health education, or related field (if the master's degree is in something other than Public Health Education, the undergraduate degree must be in Public Health Education);
  • Minimum of three years of public health experience;
  • The ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated successful teaching at the college level or with adult learners;
  • Experience in local public health and health education;
  • Proficiency in use of technology;
  • Effective written/oral communication skills; and involvement with professional organizations at state/national level.
  • 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 a candidate who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The starting date of the position will be August 21, 2023 or an alternative negotiated start date.

    You must submit an application online to be considered an applicant for this position. Attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copy of academic transcript of highest degree, and a list of three professional references, including telephone numbers and email addresses.

    Inquiries may be sent to Heather Bendele at [email protected].

    About the Department

    The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of five academic Units (Physical Education and Sport, Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School of Health Sciences, the Department of Physical Therapy, 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 use disorders, speech-language pathology, physical assistant, athletic training, athletic coaching and sports management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. Learn more about the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions here.

    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 and pre-health professional tracks, health administration, exercise science, and substance use disorders. Graduate programs include master's degrees in exercise science (MS), public health (MPH), health administration (MHA), and a doctorate in Health Administration (DHA).

    The Division of Public Health is a unit of the School of Health Sciences. Areas of study within the Division of Public Health include undergraduate programs in public health education and public health pre-health professional, substance abuse education and the graduate degree in Public Health (MPH). More information on the School of Health Sciences can be found here.

    Posting Begins 01/16/2023 Posting Ends Open Until Filled No 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.

    EEO Statement

    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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    CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter.

    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.

    Bovee University Center, suite 306

    Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

    Email: [email protected]

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  • Optional & Required Documents

    Required Documents

  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Transcript Copies
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

  • Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
  • Recommendation Letters
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