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Assistant Professor

Published: Tuesday, December 13, 2022

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center: Hudson College of Public Health
Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

General Description
The University of Oklahoma seeks applicants to fill three (3) tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor in the Hudson College of Public Health (OUHSC campus) with secondary appointments in the Dodge College of Arts and Sciences (Norman campus). These 12 month positions will build the Bachelor of Public Health and BA and BS programs in Population and Community Health. Teaching responsibilities will generally include 3 courses per year on the Norman and OUHSC campuses with the potential for teaching in the MPH. These positions will be expected to conduct research in one or more fields relevant to the Department’s mission. The salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Position Description

•Direct Supervisor: Department Chair
•FTE: 100%
•Appointment Type: Tenure Track
•Title/Rank: Assistant Professor (12 month appointment)
•Primary Location: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
•Secondary Location: Norman, Oklahoma
•Open Until Filled

Primary Responsibilities
•Teach and mentor students at the undergraduate level in the Bachelor of Public Health andBA and BS programs in Population and Community Health program
•Employ innovative teaching and learning techniques that engage students in the use oftechnology, hands-on experience, and problem solving through in-person, hybrid, online andcommunity-based learning experiences
•Perform independent study, research, in one or more fields relevant to the Department’s mission
•Develop relationships with local and regional community leaders in the public and non-profitsectors for the purpose of applied research projects
•Participate in service to the department, college, university, and community, includingcurriculum assessment, strategic planning, and the development of new programs (e.g., theplanned accelerated Masters of Public Health program)
•Other duties as assigned by the Department Chair and/or other appropriate University authority

Required and Preferred Qualifications


•Ph.D. or equivalent (e.g., DrPH) in a Public Health field (e.g., Epidemiology, Health Promotion Sciences, Biostatistics, Health Administration) or related field (e.g., Economics, Politics, or Sociology of Health, Medical Anthropology, etc.);

Preferences (Not Required)
•Demonstrated experience in the Public Health field, and record of excellence in teaching andresearch. Application Instructions Applicants must submit an initial application packet that contains: (1) a formal letter of application, specifically addressing how you meet qualifications and can fulfill responsibilities; (2) a full curriculum vitae; and (3) a list of three references, with names, titles, and all contact information. All materials must be submitted electronically as PDF (portable document format) files via and and

Contact Person and Application Review Date

If you have questions, contact Dr. Dale Bratzler at or Dean David Wrobel at

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