Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) - Master of Public Health (22-23)

DePaul University
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at DePaul University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning September 2022. The MPH Program was established in 2008 in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and is CEPH accredited. Its mission is to prepare dynamic public health leaders to work collaboratively with diverse communities to prioritize and investigate health concerns to achieve lasting social change, and foster health equity to promote the health and well-being of all people. The MPH program is standalone graduate program located at DePaul’s loop campus where it offers courses in the evening.

We seek candidates that have a scholarly research agenda examining social factors that affect population health, in urban settings. We are also looking for candidates with a commitment to excellent teaching, community-engagement, and possess advanced knowledge of statistical programs including Stata and SAS. Teaching responsibilities are primarily at the graduate level in the social epidemiology concentration and include courses in epidemiology, biostatistics, and capstone thesis. Candidates will benefit from the opportunity to work with the Center for Community Health Equity, a center operated in collaboration with Rush University Medical Center, to foster their engagement with urban health issues in Chicago.

Inquiries about the position can be directed to John Mazzeo, MPH Program Director.

Please see for more information about the MPH program and to learn about the Center for Community Health Equity.


A Ph.D. in Public Health or related field is preferred. Late-stage doctoral candidates will be considered.

DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities.

Application Instructions

Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but must be received by November 1, 2021 for full consideration.

Please submit the following documents electronically: a CV, Cover Letter, Three Letters of Recommendation, Teaching Statement, and a Research Statement.  The following documents are optional: a Sample Syllabi, Teaching Evaluations, and Publications.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, martical status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Safety and Security Statement - Clery Act:

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Title IX Statement:

Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities make known the contact information for the person responsible for coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities.  At DePaul University, the Title IX Coordinator is Kathryn Statz.  Her office is located in Lincoln Park on the 3rd floor of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue.  She can be reached at 312-362-8970, or

Required COVID-19 Vaccination:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent upon receiving all recommended doses of the COVID-19 vaccine or having a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.  To request a medical or religious exemption, please email

Required Background Check:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check.  Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire.  A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is a reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected.  For more information, please visit the following pages:  

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)

Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act


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