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Assistant Professor, Public Health - 6569
Northern Illinois University

Date Posted Feb. 26, 2020
Title Assistant Professor, Public Health - 6569
University Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL, United States
Department Health Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Health Services Management
    Health Economics
    Health Administration & Policy

The Public Health Program at Northern Illinois University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor to begin August 2020. Rank and tenure status will depend on qualifications. This position offers opportunities for professional growth. Applicants who will contribute to the program’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply. The Public Health Program is housed in the School of Health Studies in the College of Health and Human Sciences. The School seeks candidates committed to teaching excellence at a Doctoral/Research extensive university located 60 miles west of Chicago. The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

The School of Health Studies offers opportunities for Public Health faculty collaboration with other programs in the School and College.

The B.S. in Public Health Program is one of the largest undergraduate programs in the College. High achieving undergraduate students can apply for the accelerated five-year B.S. to M.P.H. program. The B.S. Public Health includes emphases in health administration, environment and health, health promotion, and general public health which includes practicum experience in preparation for a variety of career opportunities. The growing M.P.H. program is offered both online and face-to-face with specializations in health promotion and health services management. A graduate certificate and minor in Public Health offer options for additional career choices.
Position Summary

The Assistant Professor of Public Health will combine teaching, research and leadership of a diverse student body of undergraduate and graduate students in the area of health services management or administration.


  • Teaching courses (online and in-person) related to health services management which include but not limited to health finance, health economics, health policy or healthcare administration.
  • Actively develop or continue a research agenda and seek internal and/or external funding.
  • Mentoring and advising students.
  • Support the MS in Health Sciences or the PhD in Health Sciences of the college.

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