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Public Health (Assistant/Associate Professor) Specialization in Epidemiology-College of Health Professions

Apply now Job no: 492633
Work type: FAC - Tenure Track Faculty
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: College of Health Professions

Required Qualifications:  The successful applicant will have a terminal degree, demonstrated commitment to graduate education (curriculum development and teaching excellence), and mentorship of faculty and students. Scholarship through publication and experience with funded research preferred. The selected applicant will have a commitment to service within the University, profession, and community and the ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the College and University. 

This position is in the Department of Public Health program within the College of Health Professions.

  • Teach graduate level courses in public health area of expertise
  • Mentor students in research projects
  • Advise students, by assisting in curriculum planning and practicum placement
  • Engage in scholarly and service activity

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

Department/Division: The Department of Public Health is housed within the College of Health Professions. We are located in the rapidly expanding health care corridor of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Opportunities exist for collaboration with faculty from other programs within the University, as well as health professionals from community institutions, including the Van Andel Research Institute, Spectrum Health, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, Metro Health, and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

Deadline Date for Filing Applications:  Consideration of applications begins immediately and continues until filled.

How To Apply: Apply online at and click “Apply now”.  Include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.  Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For additional information, contact search chair Ranelle Brew at or 616-331-5947.

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