Benedictine University, MPH

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Position ID:Benedictine University-MPH-ASSTPROFOFEPI03222019 [#13472]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States [map]
Subject Area: Public Health
Starting Date:2019/08/19
Appl Deadline:2019/09/30 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/03/22, finished 2019/09/23, listed until 2019/09/30)
Position Description:    

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Benedictine University, Department of Public Health

Title: Assistant Professor

Type: Tenure-Track

Location: Lisle, Illinois 60563

Subject Area: Epidemiology

Start Date: Fall 2019

Application Deadline: until filled


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


The successful candidate will join a strong and diverse, interdisciplinary faculty in public health with strong ties to the local community as well as to Chicago, throughout the state and beyond. The department expects productivity and strong contributions in teaching and curriculum development, scholarship, and service to the program and university.

The College of Education and Health Services includes Public Health, Nursing, Nutrition, Exercise and Sports Science, Educational Leadership, Elementary and Special Education, and over 40 faculty members and 2,000 full and part-time students. The Master of Public Health Program consists of over 950 students in the program in the on campus, online, and Dalian, China branches.

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.  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.



·              Earned doctorate or terminal degree in Epidemiology or closely related field from an accredited institution

·              Experience with teaching at the graduate level, as well as online, preferred

·              Experience in public health practice preferred

·              Strong evidence of capacity for scholarly/research accomplishments

·              Experience with successful extramural funding is highly desirable

·              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

Candidates who are offered a faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.

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 will be requested if candidate is selected


Further Info:

Dr. Susan Cheng

Department 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:
Benedictine University
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

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