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Visiting Professor of Public Health - College of Health Professions

Apply now Job no: 493553
Work type: FAC - Visiting Faculty - 1st Year - 12 Months
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: College of Health Professions

Summary: Visiting Professor of Public Health with a preferred specialization in Epidemiology; full-time, 12-month/36-credit teaching only. This visiting line position, renewable up to three consecutive years, and will begin in Fall 2021.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

  • This position is in the Department of Public Health program within the College of Health Professions.
  • Teach graduate-level courses in public health in the Epidemiology emphasis area
  • Mentor students in master’s level research projects

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • The successful applicant will have a terminal degree, demonstrated commitment to graduate education (curriculum development and teaching excellence), and mentorship of faculty and students
  • Scholarship through publication and experience with funded research preferred
  • The selected applicant will have a commitment to service within the University, profession, and community and the ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the College and University.

Campus: Health Campus

College and Department/Division:  The Department of Public Health accredited through the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and is housed within the College of Health Professions at Grand Valley State University. We are located in the rapidly expanding health care corridor of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Opportunities exist for collaboration with faculty from other programs within the University, as well as health professionals from community institutions, including the Van Andel Research Institute, Spectrum Health, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, Metro Health, and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

How To Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu and select "Apply now".  Please include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for three professional references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  For additional information, contact search chair Ranelle Brew at brewr@gvsu.edu or 616-331-5947.

Application Deadline: Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to Theresa Rowland, Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall, titleix@gvsu.edu, (616) 331-9530.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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