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The Department of Allied and Population Health, in the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions at South Dakota State University (SDSU), is inviting applications for the position of the Julie Stevens and Dale Evenson Endowed Scholar for Rural Health, at the academic rank of a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor, and Master of Public Health Coordinator (Endowed Scholar/MPH Coordinator). The Endowed Scholar/MPH Coordinator will be an innovative leader who has demonstrated a passion for improving the human condition through holistic health care innovation, has the potential to translate research into application, and teach the next generation of public health and pharmacy graduates the art of understanding and applying research skills into everyday practice.
The Allied and Population Health Department consists of 3 divisions: Respiratory Care, Medical Laboratory Sciences, and Population Health. The Population Health division of the department has faculty with various backgrounds in pharmacy and public health. The department offers a total of nine (9) academic programs across these disciplines. Faculty work with collaborating institutions across the state and nation. In addition to teaching, the department houses the new Community Practice Innovations Center (CPIC) which focuses on community-based research with an emphasis on access to care, population health, and improving health outcomes. The Endowed Scholar/MPH Coordinator will bring a deep understanding of the application of evidence-based approaches in public health practice, the innovation and creativity to design and develop research focused in the area of rural health and implementation science, and the ability to work with an award-winning team of practitioners and researchers in advancing research and teaching. The successful candidate will join a rapidly growing, innovative and inter-disciplinary department consisting of practitioners and researchers working to improve the human condition.
Application and Nomination Procedure
The search is being assisted by Academic Search. For additional information about this opportunity, please review the position profile, which includes a full list of required and desired characteristics for the Endowed Scholar/MPH Coordinator at www.academicsearch.org under the “Open Searches” tab.
Application materials should include a cover letter addressing the qualifications and leadership characteristics listed in the position profile, a current, long-form resume or curriculum vita (showing relevant administrative responsibilities and accomplishments) and the names, phone numbers and addresses of at least five professional references, with an indication of the candidate’s relationship to each reference. References will not be contacted until a later stage in the search, and only with the candidate’s foreknowledge. Nominations and application materials should be sent to SDSUMPH@academicsearch.org.
Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting senior consultant Jerry Israel (email@example.com). The position is open until filled, but only applications received by March 19, 2023, can be assured full consideration.
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