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Assistant Professor of Public Health

University of the Ozarks
Clarksville, Arkansas
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Apr 10, 2023

University of the Ozarks invites applications for a current opening as a tenure track Assistant Professor of Public Health beginning July 2023. Candidates should be ABD or have earned a Ph.D. degree in Health Science, Public Health, or a closely related discipline. The desired applicant would have the ability to work as part of a team to promote our growing health science program as it moves into the new 45,000 sq ft Wilson Science Center which opened Fall 2022.  Primary responsibilities of this position include the teaching of courses with a focus on public health. Candidates with the ability to teach some or all of the following will be given preference: introduction to public health, epidemiology, research methods, and health policy. We expect the candidate’s expertise will enhance the Health Science program’s curriculum and will be encouraged to collaborate with students and colleagues to conduct research in the new state of the art research facilities. 

University of the Ozarks values personal attention and collegiality, thus a familiarity with and understanding of a small and residential campus are highly desirable.  Candidates should demonstrate a strong interest in working with a culturally diverse student body. Excellent communication skills and support of the University's mission are also required.


About University of the Ozarks: Ranked in the Top 10 of Southern region comprehensive baccalaureate institutions by U. S. News & World Report, University of the Ozarks is a Presbyterian-related institution that blends the liberal arts and professional preparation in a student-centered environment emphasizing quality teaching and student learning. The University serves approximately 800 undergraduate students on a beautiful campus in Clarksville, Arkansas, located along Interstate-40 approximately 90 miles northwest of Little Rock, and nestled between the Arkansas River and the Ozark Mountains. The University serves students from diverse religious, cultural, educational and economic backgrounds and welcomes students from throughout the U.S. and from more than 20 countries around the world. Knowing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and rich and rewarding communities, Ozarks is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. The University is especially interested in applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences and those with a successful record of teaching and working with diverse students, including historically underrepresented minority students and other underserved populations. Recent campaigns have enhanced facilities, academic programs and other campus initiatives. For more information about University of the Ozarks, visit


Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the search is completed. Please send a letter of application; vita; statement of teaching philosophy; diversity statement; and three current letters of reference, at least one of which addresses teaching ability, to:



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