Faculty Position

Vermillion, South Dakota
Commensurate with Experience
August 10 2020
Health Sciences
Organization Type

The University of South Dakota, School of Health Sciences seeks applications for a twelve-month, faculty position within the School of Health Sciences, Masters of Public Health Program. The position will provide strategic leadership in a dynamic and growing program and school to help shape the future public health policy and management curriculum, research.

The USD Masters of Public Health (MPH) is an online program, jointly held with South Dakota State University.   The MPH is a generalist public health degree, with a focus in rural and underserved (including American Indian) population health.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Teach graduate courses in public policy that broadly connects policy processes to public and nonprofit management and the larger governance environment (add more)
  • Mentor graduate students.
  • Contribute to the School’s vision of social justice.
  • Collaborate with faculty and administration in the development and implementation of new programs

The University of South Dakota is the State’s oldest and only public liberal arts university within the South Dakota system of higher education. With an enrollment of over 10,000 students, the university includes the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Business, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, School of Law, School of Medicine, and the Graduate School. 

Visit us on the web for additional information about USD (http://www.usd.edu), the School of Health Sciences (http://www.usd.edu/health-sciences/index.cfm). The University of South Dakota is located in Vermillion, South Dakota near the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota. Qualified applicants for this position must have a masters in Public Health, Public Policy or a Public Health-related field. Doctorate preferred. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with training and experience. 

Applicants must complete application through the University of South Dakota's on-line application process found at https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application, (2) vita, (3) college transcripts (copies accepted) showing highest degree earned, and (4) contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers). Review of applications will begin on August 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.  

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. 

Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.  

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