Assistant Professor/Coordinator of the Master of Public Health

South Dakota State University

United States


The College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Professor and Coordinator for the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program. The primary responsibilities of the position include teaching, scholarship, and coordination of the M.P.H. program, as well as service to the College, University, and the profession of public health. This is a full-time, tenure-track, 12 month, benefit-eligible position. The College actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Provide leadership for the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program:
• Teach utilizing innovative strategies in areas of expertise;
• Participate in and lead research and scholarship in curricular areas;
• Manage the M.P.H. program logistics;
• Oversee student affairs;
• Lead curriculum efforts and assessment;
• Lead the accreditation process and preparation of self-study reports; 
• Collaborate with the University of South Dakota;
• Build and maintain relationships with affiliates.

• Earned Master of Public Health (M.P.H.); 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills; 
• Dedication to superior and innovative teaching
• Ability to develop, fund, and conduct an active research program;
• Valid driver’s license, or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire, and willingness to travel.

• Prior teaching experience;
• Health care practice background;
• Leadership experience;
• Accreditation knowledge.

South Dakota State University offers a wide range of benefits including medical, dental, and flexible benefits, retirement plans, compensation packages, paid holidays, and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions.

This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter, which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement, Curriculum Vitae, and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128 if you require assistance with this process.

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to, a criminal background check.

South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment.

For questions on the position, contact Dr. Jane Mort at 605-688-6197 or

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