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Requisition # 74643

Position Basics

Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, November 11th, 2022
College:College of Public Health
Department:Public Health Administration



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

The University of Iowa College of Public Health (CPH) invites applicants for a part-time or full-time academic-year non-tenure Lecturer or Associate Professor of Instruction, starting August 2023. 

Rank will be based on experience and record of achievement. This position may range from 50% time (teaching up to 4 classes/year) to 100% time (teaching up to 8 classes/year). The initial appointment will be for one to three years, subject to annual review. This position is renewable and includes opportunities for promotion with longer appointment intervals of up to five years. Duties of this position include teaching Fundamentals of Public Health (CPH:1400), the introductory course for the undergraduate major in the College of Public Health. In addition, the successful candidate may teach a variety of introductory and advanced public health courses within the CPH BA and BS programs, MPH program, and in their departmental specialty areas. Faculty also serve the department and college as part of their appointment, including participation in college and department activities, committees, and student organizations. Factors such as enrollment in classes, teaching multiple sections, the levels of the courses, and service activities all factor into consideration of number of courses taught and percent effort annually. Instructional track faculty members are eligible to participate in all aspects of collegiate and departmental governance, contributing to reviews related to their faculty track. Teaching and service assignments are subject to change and are determined on an annual basis with departmental administration.

Qualified candidates will have a public health specialty area that aligns with one of the departments in the College of Public Health – biostatistics, community and behavioral health, epidemiology, health management and policy, and/or occupational and environmental health. The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following roles: define learning objectives and develop engaging lecture and course content that supports these learning objectives; train and supervise graduate student TAs; revise or create course materials, including student assessments; and other instructional duties as needed.

Founded in 1999, the College of Public Health is nationally ranked among the top 10 publicly supported schools of public health. The college is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in public health scholarship, teaching, and community service. Housed in a beautiful facility overlooking the Iowa River, the college offers a rich environment for interdisciplinary collaboration, and is home to an array of graduate programs (MPH, MHA, MS, PhD) and undergraduate degree programs in public health (BA, BS).

Iowa City, the sixth largest city in Iowa, is consistently voted one of the best places to live in the U.S.  It is one of only two UNESCO Cities of Literature in the U.S. and enjoys a vibrant artistic community.  With over 30,000 students, the University is one of the state’s largest employers.  The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been included in the US News and World Report’s list of “America’s Best Hospitals” for 27 years in a row.  At the University of Iowa, we recognize the important relationship between productive careers and quality personal lives. The resources at the following link are designed to assist you to successfully build a career and build a life.

Applications should include a letter of interest, a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity equity & inclusion (DEI) statement, and a list of three references, including names and contact information.


Education Requirement:

PhD in related field or MA/MS/MPH with 5 years of experience in public health practice.

Required Qualifications:

Excellent communication skills.

Experience teaching at the collegiate level is required.

Demonstrated commitment to working with a diverse body of students, staff, and faculty and to promoting an equitable and inclusive environment.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience with course development.

Experience supervising and/or mentoring graduate student teaching assistants and/or staff.

Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching. 

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Teaching philosophy statement
DEI statement
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Brandi Janssen -
Cpub-Occup & Environ Health
College of Public Health Building
145 North Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-4190

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Institutional Equity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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