Assistant/Associate Teaching Professor – Health Sciences

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at
Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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Job Description

The University of Missouri, School of Health Professions, seeks applicants for a full-time Assistant or Associate Teaching faculty position in the Department of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Health Science in Public Health Program. A PhD, DrPH, or ABD in public health or a related and relevant field; and experience necessary for course development and teaching in one or more core public health areas (epidemiology, health policy, health behavior, and environmental health) is required. Candidates will be evaluated on their background in public health (practice, service, and/or research) and ability to teach in an academic setting. The position includes teaching public health required and elective courses, development of new curriculum, scholarship, and service to fit the School/Department/Program’s needs.

MU is situated in the City of Columbia, which has been consistently rated as one of the most desirable places to live in the United States. This college town of 110,000+ residents has the best of both worlds –small-town convenience and warmth with big-city sophistication and amenities. Located halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City, the city boasts affordable housing, moderate cost of living, diverse cultural and economic opportunities, and excellent public schools. For more information about Columbia, see

The MU School of Health Professions is one of the fastest growing schools at Mizzou. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of Missourians and other communities through excellent teaching, research and service. We believe in educational achievement, diversity and inclusion, collaboration and teamwork, high quality health care, and discovery of knowledge to advance the wellbeing of others. If you would like to help the School of Health Professions advance its mission, please submit your application, resume/CV and cover letter for consideration. For information about the School of Health Professions, please visit:
Application Materials

Apply using the online application. Be prepared to upload a letter of interest and CV. Three (3) reference letters must be sent directly via email to: Dr. David Ruggeri –, Search Committee Chair, University of Missouri, Department of Health Sciences. Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with qualifications of the applicant.