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Assistant Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Screening will begin 10/15/17.

Posting Details

Position Information

Opening Number: 1700329
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Number: new
FTE: 1.0
Salary: commensurate with experience
Benefits Eligibility: Benefited - includes retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance
Search by Group: Faculty/Lecturers
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Public Health

Position Summary Information

Position Description:

The Department of Public Health (DPH) at North Dakota State University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor. The major focus of this position will be for the candidate to establish an active, independent, externally funded research program in public health. Additional expectations for this position will include but not be limited to developing and teaching courses with a focus on American Indian Public Health (AIPH) content in both face to face and online/distance formats; mentoring graduate students and serving on Department & College committees.  In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to establish and cultivate on-going relationships with American Indian tribes, tribal organizations and urban American Indian communities in relation to the AIPH track.  This position reports directly to the DPH Chair.

Minimum Qualifications:

• DrPH or PhD in public health or related field (e.g. epidemiology, community health, or health promotion).
• Evidence of scholarly contributions in the field of public health including external grants, peer-reviewed publications, and professional meeting presentations.
• Demonstrated experience with Community Based Participatory Research.
• Demonstration of successful teaching and student mentoring at the graduate level.
• Demonstrated experience working with tribal communities in research, teaching, or service.
• Demonstrated understanding of issues related to American Indian public health and public health policy.
Effective oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

• Prior experience in academia as a faculty member at the graduate level. 
• Established research program currently funded
• Experience in interdisciplinary research collaborations
• Experience working with Northern Plains tribes preferred.
MPH preferred for those without a DrPH

Physical Demands:
Screening Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Screening will begin 10/15/17.

Special Conditions:
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Veteran’s Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  2. If Other, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. If yes, list exact dates of service:

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  2. Veterans Administration Letter
  3. Other Document 1