Benedictine University, MPH

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Position ID:Benedictine University-MPH-ASTPROFMPH [#12490]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Public Health
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Health
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/10/19, finished 2019/08/21, listed until 2019/04/19)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Benedictine University

Department of Public Health

MPH Graduate Program Faculty

Full-Time, Tenure Track, 2019 Fall Semester

*2 Positions available 


Position Description: Benedictine University Department of Public Health invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor.  Position involves teaching in an innovative on-line and on campus MPH program.   Appointment date is Fall semester 2019.


Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, a vibrant and family friendly western suburb of Chicago.  Benedictine is within easy driving distance of everything Chicago has to offer, while providing a safe environment voted amongst the best places to live in America.  The College of Education and Health Services has grown to include Public Health, Nursing, Nutrition, Exercise and Sports Science, Educational Leadership, Elementary and Special Education, and over 40 faculty members and 1,200 full and part-time students.

All are welcome at Benedictine University and we seek diverse employees who understand and contribute to the University’s mission and vision as inspired by our Benedictine heritage and values (intellect, respect, humility, stewardship, community, faith).  Employees are expected to support the University’s mission and identity and to contribute to its distinctive intellectual life in an effort to help each student and each other to thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our inclusive academic community.




·        Teach online courses in an on-line and on campus MPH graduate program

  • Contribute to curriculum development and implementation and participate in the systematic program evaluation of the MPH
  • Conduct on-going research/scholarly activity in area of expertise and disseminate findings
  • Participate in professional and community activities
  • Participate in academic activities at Department, College, and University level
  • Provide academic and career advising to MPH students


·        Earned doctorate or terminal degree (in Public Health or related field) from an accredited institution

·        Experience with teaching at the graduate level and online preferred

·        Experience in public health practice preferred

  • Evidence of capacity for scholarly/research accomplishments
  • Ability to interact successfully within a multicultural environment and to work harmoniously with colleagues, students, and the community


Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.   


Application Process:  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter describing current teaching experience, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research/scholarly interests, and three references through Academic Jobs Online at Any questions should be directed to:  Dr. Susan Cheng, PhD, Chair, Department of Public Health, College of Education and Health Services, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL, 60532; e-mail


Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution.  This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application Material Required:

Submit the following items online at this web site:

·        Cover Letter

·        Curriculum Vitae

·        Research and Teaching Statement

·        Graduate Transcript (official transcript will be requested if hired)

·        Three Professional/Academic References

Further Info:

Dr. Susan Cheng

Chair, Public Health


Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532

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