Michigan State University(MSU) Professor-Fixed Term in Flint, Michigan

h3Working/Functional Title/h3 Assistant, Associate or Full Professor h3Position Summary/h3 The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine online Master of Public Health degree program seeks candidates for 3-5 fixed-term faculty positions to support a growing academic public health program. The MPH online degree program was developed to address the public health workforce shortage via a fully online program that is highly applied, accessible, affordable, and competency-based. Developed through a collaborative effort among multiple units at Michigan State University, the MPH degree program is physically based in the College of Human Medicine, Division of Public Health in Flint, Michigan. The MPH degree program began in 2008 with 18 students and 9 courses. The program has grown to over 150 current students, over 450 alumni, and 20 faculty members. The program’s vision is to advance public health practice across the globe by providing cutting-edge, online curriculum to advance public health and the well-being of global and local communities. The MSU MPH program mission is to increase the capacity of the public health workforce by providing practice-infused, online instruction that integrates current public health issues. We emphasize public health practice, leadership, and community partnership. We also aim to increase interest in public health careers and offer online introductory courses to public health geared towards undergraduate students and non-public health professionals interested in careers in public health. The current faculty hiring initiative seeks to expand our strong, energetic cohort of current public health faculty with additional faculty who are dedicated to academic excellence that improves the number of trained public health professionals across the globe. The faculty being sought will hold an annual (12-month) position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (depending on qualifications). We seek candidates with academic expertise in public health education including biostatistics, epidemiology, health policy, and environmental health. To be optimally responsive to the current needs of our program, candidates should be able to teach elective courses in at least one of the following areas: 1) Nutrition; 2) Global Health; 3) Infectious Diseases Disease Surveillance; or 4) Public Health Methods Design (e.g. program evaluation, mixed methods approach, community-based). In accordance with our mission, priority will be given to applicants with public health practice, leadership, and/or community partnership experience. We seek faculty who have a primary interest in public health teaching and education, but opportunities for research and academic service will also be available in the Division of Public Health and at Michigan State University for interested candidates. Faculty do not have to physically be located in Flint, Michigan but will be required to be active participants in the academic life of the Program and the Division of Public Health, including remote or in-person participation in: faculty meetings; student teaching, mentoring and advising; serving on academic and committees, and/or engagement in research. h3Required Degree/h3 Doctorate -Public Health or related field h3Minimum Requirements/h3 A PhD, DrPH, or similar terminal degree in a field such as public health, health services research, health economics, sociology, food science/human nutrition, or health communications, from an accredited institution; a minimum of 2 years teaching as the lead instructor at the graduate level. h3Desired Qualifications/h3 Experience teaching in an asynchronous online format; experience mentoring or advising undergraduate or graduate students on theses, capst