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12 Month, Non-tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Department of Public Health Sciences
Loyola University Chicago

Date Posted Jul. 14, 2023
Title 12 Month, Non-tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor Department of Public Health Sciences
University Loyola University Chicago
Maywood, IL, United States
Department Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health
Application Deadline Until position is filled
Position Start Date Jan. 1, 2024
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology


This is a 12 Month, Non-tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching biostatistics courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels, online and in-person, on both the Health Sciences and Lake Shore campuses. The expected teaching load will be six classes per year across the three academic terms (i.e., fall, spring, summer).

We encourage applicants from backgrounds historically under-represented in public health sciences whose teaching interests focus on health equity and social justice and who demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Academic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach biostatistics courses in varied modalities: online, blended, hybrid, and in person
  • Mentor graduate and undergraduate students on their research
  • Develop and design curriculum for statistical courses to promote student learning, class discussions, and students’ engagement.
  • Provide academic counseling and advising to students to help them achieve their academic and professional goals
  • Enroll in trainings to stay current in technological or pedagogical innovations that foster students’ learning.
  • Serve on university, school, departmental or other academic unit committees.


The successful candidate must be able to meet rank guidelines at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.


  • PhD/ScD/DrPH in biostatistics, public health, statistics, mathematics or related field. ABD candidates (All But Dissertation) are highly encouraged to apply
  • Expertise in biostatistics, including teaching classical biostatistical methods applied to public health and clinical research
  • Evidence of exemplary teaching record through course evaluations, peer reviews, etc.
  • Record of professional service
  • At least two years of teaching experience in higher education
  • Experience with learning management systems such as Sakai or Blackboard
  • Ability to teach courses during both the daytime and evening hours
  • Knowledge in SAS


  • Teaching in public health programs
  • Experience in teaching both undergraduate and graduate students
  • Expertise in SAS
  • Expertise in epidemiologic study design and analysis
  • Expertise in visualization of health data
  • Experience working with public health and health-related data, including electronic health records and other secondary data sources


  • Experience in similar or equivalent role in the past
  • Evidence of effective mentoring of graduate and undergraduate student research

Loyola University Chicago’s Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health is an innovative new school committed to applying an entrepreneurial philosophy of educational excellence, research, and service to achieve the goals of improving human potential through health sciences and the promotion of health equity. Parkinson graduates put their knowledge and skills to work in the public, private, and non-governmental organization sectors in areas such as healthcare systems and services, public health, and education.

Through four areas of study (Applied Health Sciences, Healthcare Administration, Health Informatics and Data Science, and Public Health Sciences), faculty teach, challenge, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, as well as career professionals. We emphasize inter-disciplinary learning, collaboration, and care for communities, while maintaining a focus on better understanding all the social determinants of health. Our faculty pursue a range of scholarly research that incorporates systems- and design-thinking which translates into sustainable, scalable solutions to advance knowledge and improve health and the delivery of care.

Parkinson is the University’s 14th and newest school, which opened in July 2019 with nearly 500 undergraduate and graduate students. Parkinson is the home for a $25 million endowed Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research (CHOIR) with the mission of enhancing collaborative research across campuses on health outcomes and equity research.

How to Apply:
Applicants should apply online at:
Questions of content and process can be directed to Dr. Fares Qeadan

Applicants should include electronic copies of:

  1. a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position;
  2. a curriculum vitae;
  3. a statement of teaching interests, teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching and mentoring effectiveness; and
  4. a list of references (who will be contacted for finalists only).

Our review of applications will continue until we fill the position. Applications will be reviewed as they are received (and complete). Preference will be given to applications received before August 31, 2023, although applications will be considered until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2024, or until position is filled.

  • Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty and staff. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. We encourage underrepresented minorities and women candidates to apply. 

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion (except where religion is a bona fide occupational qualification for the job), national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

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Contact Information

  • Fares Qeadan
    Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health
    Loyola University Chicago
    2160 S. First Avenue
    Maywood, IL 60153


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