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Academic Teaching Staff Contract Lecturer - School of Public Health

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • Edmonton


  • Applicants must have advanced training in the field of Public Health (e.g., MPH, DrPH or PhD) or a related discipline;
  • A minimum of 5 years of related public health experience in governmental, non-governmental, community-based, or industry settings, guiding and leading public health policy and action;
  • The candidate must demonstrate high-quality and engaged teaching for graduate courses and contribute to service and community engagement missions of the School. This includes teaching of graduate students, mentoring of colleagues and trainees, participating in School-wide planning, and the development of initiatives that improve public health in collaboration with communities, organizations, industry, and government agencies.


  • The appointee would primarily teach in the professional practice programs in the School of Public Health, particularly the MPH and MACE degree programs. The appointee would be expected to teach in the core curriculum for the MPH and MACE degrees.
  • This position includes additional duties related to course coordination, curriculum revision and development of courses aimed at undergraduate students. Advising of course-based students (i.e., MPH, MACE) would be expected. There is also potential for time devoted to research and supervision of graduate students, largely through participation as a member of supervisory committees.

Application Process

  • Please click "Apply Now" and submit your curriculum vitae, cover letter, list of references, and statement of teaching interests in the online portal.

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