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Course-Contracted Faculty, Public Health
Date Posted 07/27/2018
Hiring Status No Longer Accepting Applications
Location Twin Cities Campus
Position Responsibilities
The Graduate School of Health and Human Services at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota invites applications for course-contracted faculty to design and teach courses in the Master’s in Public Health (MPH) program. The course-contracted faculty selected will teach evening courses on our campus in Minneapolis and/or online. This position is a term-to-term appointment with responsibility to students, course materials, and instruction. 
Courses taught may include: History and philosophy of public health, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, research and analysis, design and evaluation of community health programs, population health, community organizing, and health promotion. 

This position will participate in the design and development of courses and course materials including teaching aids, activities and evaluation tools and have responsibility to:
  • Assess learner assignments and engagement; provide appropriate feedback, coaching and reinforcement of effective critical thinking; report at risk learners to public health program director. 
  • Provide innovative input designed to make teaching practices more effective.
  • Adhere to quality standards and define quality at course level in line with departmental and university norms. 
  • Facilitate ongoing progress toward successful completion of scholarly projects; review and critique learner work, providing relevant feedback.
Essential Skills and Abilities
Applicants should have demonstrable strength in one or more specialized public health areas and experience working in or undertaking scholarly collaborations, and prior teaching experience is highly desirable.
Qualification to teach graduate courses in public health is required. In addition, experience working with diverse racial and ethnic communities is preferred.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience

An earned doctorate, preferred in public health, is required, as is a master’s degree in public health or equivalent from accredited program. We are seeking candidates with a minimum of three years’ experience working in the field with individuals, groups, and/or families from diverse backgrounds. 

Additional Required Materials A letter of intent (including a statement of teaching interests), curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references
Application Review Date
Starting Date
Contact Dr. Farhiya Farah
Contact Email
Position Part-time
Contract Length Other
Other Details / Information
Benefits None
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.