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HBHE LEO Lecturer III - Health Behavior and Health Education
University of Michigan

Date Posted Feb. 13, 2023
Title HBHE LEO Lecturer III - Health Behavior and Health Education
University University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Department Public Health - Health Behavior Health Education
Application Deadline Mar. 5, 2023
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2023
  • Online / Remote Position
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social and Behavioral Medicine
    Health Services/Research & Policy
    Health Education & Promotion
    Community Health

Applicants should submit a cover letter and current CV through Interfolio at the following link:  The cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your curriculum vita. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, outline experience that directly relates to this position, and include a statement regarding your teaching philosophy.

Job Summary

The School of Public Health (SPH) at the University of Michigan has long been at the forefront of thoughtful teaching and online education. We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and learner-centered Health Behavior and Health Education Lecturer III (100% appointment) to join our team and help us achieve our vision of growing SPH's online educational offerings for working professionals (e.g., public health consultants, healthcare providers, NGO staff). You will use your expertise in teaching and learning to provide an interactive and engaging experience for graduate students enrolled in the online Population and Health Sciences MPH program. This position, as a member of the Health Behavior and Health Education faculty, extends over a 12 month period, with opportunity for renewal. The position will begin July 2023 with a summer appointment, followed by an academic year appointment (September-May) and then a spring/summer 2024 appointment. You will report to the Director of Online Programs/Senior Associate Dean for Education.

You Will:

  • Teach graduate courses in the Population and Health Sciences online MPH program which includes prepping course materials, facilitating live Zoom sessions, holding office hours, and grading assignments
    • Courses to be taught include the following:
      • PUBHLTH 508 Social Determinants of Health 1 credit
      • PUBHLTH 510 Communication Fundamentals 1 credit
      • PUBHLTH 680 Applied Practice and Integrated Experience I 2 credits
      • PUBHLTH 681 Applied Practice and Integrated Experience II 2 credits
      • HBEHED 530 Techniques of Survey Research 2 credits
      • HBEHED 592 Health Program Evaluation 3 credits
      • HBEHED 593 Theoretical Foundations - Understanding Psychosocial Determinants of Health 2 credits
      • HBEHED 620 Behavioral Research Methods in Public Health 3 credits
      • Other applicable courses as necessary
    • Participate on the Population and Health Sciences curriculum committee and admissions committee
    • Participate in the evaluation and revision of online courses to ensure that courses are engaging, relevant, creative, inclusive, and reflective of an anti-racist pedagogy
    • Serve as an academic advisor to an assigned group of graduate students
    • Serve as an Applied Practice Experience and Integrated Learning Experience mentor to an assigned group of graduate students
    • Participate in online teaching and learning professional development activities
    • Participate in HBHE faculty governance
    • Collaborate and share ideas with SPH faculty, staff, administrators, and campus partners who manage the delivery of online degree programming

Required Qualifications

  • A doctoral degree in Health Behavior and Health Education, Community Health, Psychology, Sociology, Public Health, or a related field
  • 1 year of experience teaching at the college level
  • Enthusiasm for technology-enhanced learning in the context of a public research university

Desired Qualifications

  • 3+ years of college-level teaching experience with at least 1 year of experience teaching online
  • Interest in developing and implementing anti-racist pedagogy
  • Experience with curriculum development

Work Location

This position is being made available with the ability for you to live anywhere in the United States and negotiate alternative work schedules and remote/on-site options to suit your work-life balance.

Benefits at the University of Michigan

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, the University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

•    Generous time off including maternity (childbirth) and parental leave
•    A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
•    Many choices for comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance
•    Life insurance
•    Long-term disability coverage
•    Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

  • The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

    This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters concerning wages, benefits, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.

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Contact Information

  • Kim Luzius
    Public Health - Health Behavior Health Education
    University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI


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