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Visiting Assistant Professor, Public Health

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, Illinois
Salary range begins at $55,000 for 9-month contract. Summer assignments may be available.
Start date
Nov 8, 2023

Faculty FY24-051
November 6 2023

Position Title
Visiting Assistant Professor, Public Health

Hiring Unit
Applied Health

Job Description/Responsibilities
Teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in the Public Health program. Other responsibilities include supervising graduate students, supporting growth and expansion of programmatic offerings (e.g., online MPH and travel study), research, and departmental school and university service. Teaching assignments may include evening courses. Summer assignments may be available, depending on enrollment and funding.

Minimum Qualifications
• Doctoral degree in Public Health or in a closely-related field. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with students, colleagues, and local public and private agencies and organizations. ABD candidates are encouraged to apply but must have completed the doctoral degree by August 13, 2024.

Preferred Qualifications
• Preference will be given to candidates who show evidence of a) their ability to teach face-to-face and online courses related to global health, environmental health, biostatistics and/or mixed methodology content, research methods, program planning, and program evaluation; b) demonstrated interest in working with or teaching diverse students and c) readiness to support growth and expansion of programmatic offerings. SIUE is committed to diversity and inclusivity and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their interest, research, teaching, or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Terms of Appointment
Non-tenure-track visiting professor, nine-month contract with potential for renewal up to three years. Summer assignments may be available, depending on enrollment and funding. Beginning date of appointment is in August 2024.

Source of Fund

Salary range begins at $55,000 for 9-month contract. Summer assignments
may be available, depending on enrollment and funding.

Application Process
Applications must include a letter of application, vitae, a one-page statement of teaching interests and previous teaching evaluations (if available), a one-page statement of research interests, transcripts (unofficial is fine until otherwise requested), and the names and contact information for three references. Please submit application materials via email to:
Public Health Search Committee

Please address questions about the position to Dr. Nicole Klein, Search Committee Chair (
Application Deadline
For optimal consideration in the first pool, all application materials must be received by December 3, 2023. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants.

SIUE is a state university. Benefits under state-sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. SIUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
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Dual Career Support for New Faculty
The Career Development Center has partnered with SIUE’s Toward an Inclusive Model of Excellence project to provide a variety of career services and resources to partners of new faculty who have relocated to the Greater St. Louis area. Visit them online at Dual Career Support

Employee Benefits
To support faculty in balancing work and family obligations, SIUE offers an exceptional array of comprehensive benefits including:
*Medical, dental and vision insurance; 
*Life insurance;
*SURS retirement plan;
*Supplemental retirement savings plans;
*Generous holiday schedule;
*WorkLife programs;
*Employee Assistance Program (mental health and wellness);
*Employee discounts (local and national retailers);
*Flexible Spending Account Program;
*University tuition waivers (Employee and Dependents).

For more information, visit: SIUE Office of Human Resources- Benefits   





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