HBHE LEO Lecturer III - Health Behavior and Health Education

University of Michigan

About the organization

The position will be based in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education (HBHE) at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health. Driven by a shared passion for affecting lasting change, the faculty, students and staff of HBHE work in pursuit of an equitable, healthy future for all. Turning theory and research into actionable practice, we develop interventions and innovations that promote health, prevent disease and empower people to manage chronic illness and disabilities, and facilitate collective action for social change. Together, our academic community transforms the theoretical into actionable, the science into the social, applying our knowledge to eliminate health disparities and impact lives for the better.


The School of Public Health (SPH) at the University of Michigan has long been at the forefront of thoughtful teaching and online education. We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and learner-centered Health Behavior and Health Education Lecturer III (100% appointment) to join our team and contribute to our teaching mission. You will use your expertise in teaching and learning to provide an interactive and engaging experience for graduate students enrolled in the online Population and Health Sciences MPH program, the Health Behavior and Health Education Master's program, and the School of Public Health Undergraduate program. This is a non-tenure track position, with a University Year appointment period (i.e., runs September 1 through May 31 each year). This position will be full-time and we anticipate the candidate will begin August 26, 2024. We anticipate an offer will be made in May 2024 and is subject to the approval of the School of Public Health Executive Committee.

A Lecturer III role in the School of Public Health is a combination of teaching and administrative duties over the 9-month academic year with the possibility of an additional spring/summer appointment. The initial appointment period will be one (1) to four (4) years, and the appointment is renewable (based on programmatic need, funding, and performance). You will report to the Health Behavior and Health Education Department Chair. See job posting online for more details.


Required Qualifications*
- MPH, MS, or PhD in Health Behavior and Health Education, Community Health, Psychology, Sociology, Public Health, or a related field
- Demonstrated expertise in the content of courses we are looking to fill, including professional development, social determinants of health, and principles of community engagement in public health
- 1 year of experience teaching at the college level
- Enthusiasm for technology-enhanced learning in the context of a public research university

Desired Qualifications*
- 3+ years of college-level teaching experience with at least 1 year of experience teaching online
- Interest in developing and implementing anti-racist pedagogy
- Experience with curriculum development

Application instructions

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your curriculum vita. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position, outline experience that directly relates to this position, and include a statement regarding your teaching philosophy.

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