MPH, Benedictine University

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Position ID:Benedictine University-MPH-ASTPROFPUBHEAL03012017 [#8959]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Public Health
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Health
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/03/01, finished 2017/10/12, listed until 2017/08/24)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Benedictine University

Department of Public Health

MPH Graduate Program Faculty

Full-Time, Tenure Track, 2017 Fall Semester

Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois and Mesa, Arizona.

We are Catholic. All are welcome. Benedictine University seeks employees who understand and contribute to the University’s mission and vision. Inspired by our Catholic Benedictine mission and identity, our academic community is committed to inclusion. As an institution, we express our commitment to our identity as a Catholic and Benedictine institution through our values as they are manifested throughout the University. As such, all employees are expected to support the University’s Catholic Benedictine mission and identity and to contribute to its distinctive intellectual life in an effort to help each student and each other to thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our religiously and culturally diverse academic community.


Position Description: Benedictine University Department of Public Health invites applications for a full-time, 9 month, tenure track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor.  Position involves teaching in an innovative on-line and on campus MPH program. Individuals specializing in Informatics, Research Methods, Health Education and Behavior, or Global Health are especially encouraged to apply. However, all are welcome to apply. Appointment date is September 1, 2017.



             Teach courses in an on-line and on campus MPH graduate program

             Contribute to curriculum development and implementation and participate in the systematic program evaluation of the MPH

             Conduct on-going research/scholarly activity in area of expertise and disseminate findings

             Participate in professional and community activities

             Participate in academic activities at Department, College and University level

             Provide academic and career advising to MPH students


Minimum Qualifications:

             Earned doctorate or terminal degree (in Public Health or related field) from an accredited institution

             Experience with teaching on the graduate level, distance learning and on-line teaching delivery

             Experience in public health practice

             Evidence of scholarly/research accomplishments

             Ability to interact successfully within a multicultural environment and to work harmoniously with colleagues, students and the community


Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately. Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2017.


Application Process: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing current teaching experience, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statements of teaching   philosophy and research/scholarly interests, and three letters of recommendation  (at  least one addressing teaching effectiveness) through Academic Jobs Online at Any questions should be directed to: Dr. W. Susan Cheng, PhD, MPH, Chair, Department of Public Health, College of Education and Health Services, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL, 60532; e-mail


Application  Material Required:

Submit the following items online at this web site:


             Cover Letter

             Curriculum Vitae

             Research Statement

             Teaching Statement

             Graduate Transcript

             Three Reference  Letters 



Candidates who are offered a faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.


Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution.  This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Further info:

Dr. Georgeen Polyak

Benedictine University

5700  College Road

Lisle, IL 60532


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

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