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Instructor - Public Health

Instructor - Public Health

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For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world.  We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future.  That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. 


Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.


The Instructor - Public Health is a 12-month, full-time faculty position with responsibility for instruction in undergraduate public health courses; pre-health student advising; and other service and scholarship commensurate with rank.


  • Serve as an Instructor for undergraduate public health courses
  • Work collaboratively with administrators, faculty and staff in the School of Arts & Sciences and with the MCPHS BSPH and MPH programs to continuously review curriculum needs and offerings
  • Engage in service assignments related to the undergraduate Public Health major, including pre-health advising, student mentoring, committee work, and ongoing program development and assessment
  • Produce scholarship resulting in conference presentations, publishable manuscripts, peer-reviewed instructional materials, or other outcomes consistent with expectations for scholarly activities described in the Faculty Manual
  • May be requested to participate in Open House or other University-wide student recruitment events, as needed

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Dean of Arts & Sciences.




  • A master's degree in Public Health, Health Education or related Health Sciences required, with doctorate preferred; CHES or MCHES certification preferred; college teaching experience and evidence of teaching excellence in public health field required
  • A record of scholarly activities commensurate with appointment at the Instructor level  and evidence of potential for continuing professional development
  • Experience with public health student advising and degree programs preferred
  • Demonstrated ability using statistical packages such as SPSS, SAS, Stata, SUDAAN, NVivo, etc., for the analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Consistent demonstration of public health-related professional activities
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively with a culturally and academically diverse student population

  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues

  • Commitment to undergraduate education and student success

  • Ability to mentor and advise undergraduates with diverse career interests.


MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.


Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.