Clinical Asst Professor - Community Health Sciences

Feb 11, 2020

University of Illinois at Chicago
Clinical Assistant Professor - Community Health Sciences (Job ID #124964)
School of Public Health/Community Health Sciences
The University of Illinois, School of Public Health, Division of Community Health Sciences facilitates a dynamic learning community committed to developing a skilled public health workforce and a new generation of community and population health scientists.  CHS research, education, and service endeavors operate within the context of a world class city and provide public health expertise for the people of Illinois, the nation, and globally. Our reach extends through leadership in federal projects, national / international collaborations, and our broad alumni and practice and research networks.

The Division seeks a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2020.  We are looking for a candidate who can contribute to both the Master of Public Health (MPH) graduate and Undergraduate Public Health programs. The candidate will have primary responsibilities for teaching two graduate MPH courses and 3-4 undergraduate public health courses each year. We are particularly interested in candidates who have extensive experience working in, or working closely with public health practice settings. Applicants should be well versed in the social and structural determinants of health, especially the manner through which these determinants create and sustain health inequities across the life course.

Applicants must electronically submit an on line application at the link provided below by February 21, 2020. Please upload a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.  Questions may be directed to Karen Peters, Search Committee Chair, at

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The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

The University of Illinois conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The candidate will have primary responsibilities for teaching core courses in the MPH and Undergraduate Public Health programs (courses to be determined) as needed by the department and in the candidate’s area of expertise.  The teaching load is 2-3 courses per semester, depending on the semester (with the potential for one course during the summer). We are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise and experience in program planning, implementation, and/or evaluation, community health or needs assessments, and/or translating evidence to practice. Expertise in or experience creating engaging and interactive learning environments is preferred. Experience teaching using an online learning platform is not required but is a plus.

An earned terminal or doctoral degree is required in either public health, community health, psychology, anthropology, public policy or a related social science or another science field.  Extensive substantial public health practice experience plus evidence of teaching effectiveness is required. Experience teaching both undergraduates and graduate students is a plus.  We are also particularly interested in candidates willing to teach collaboratively. As an institution that openly embraces diversity, candidates who can demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.

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