Faculty position - Master of Public Health Program, University of South Dakota, Sioux Fall, SD

Posted: Tuesday, May 11, 2021


The University of South Dakota, School of Health Sciences seeks applications for a twelve-month, faculty position within the School of Health sciences and the Master of Public Health Program. The position includes teaching, advising, and mentoring students, as well as research and service for eligible candidates.

The USD Master of Public Health (MPH) is an online program, jointly offered with South Dakota State University. The MPH is a generalist public health degree, with a focus in rural and underserved (including American Indian) population health.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in public health, including but not limited to public policy that explores health care, public health, and regulatory systems across national and international settings.  
  • Mentor and advise graduate students.
  • Contribute to the School's outreach and interprofessional education mission.

The University of South Dakota is the State's oldest and only public liberal arts university within the South Dakota system of higher education. With an enrollment of over 10,000 students, the university includes the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Fine Arts, School of Business, School of Education, School of Health Sciences, School of Law, School of Medicine, and the Graduate School. 

Visit us on the web for additional information about USD (www.usd.edu), the School of Health Sciences (www.usd.edu/health-sciences/index.cfm), and the Public Health Program (
https://www.usd.edu/usd-online/online-programs/master-of-public-health)The University of South Dakota is located in Vermillion, South Dakota near the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota. This position will be housed in Sioux Falls, SD. 

Qualified applicants for this position must have a master's degree in Public Health or a Public Health-related field.  Doctorate preferred.  Ideal candidates would have extensive experience conducting outreach, education, or research activities with rural and/or Native American communities.

Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with training and experience. 

Applicants must complete application through the University of South Dakota's on-line application process found at
https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu. Applicants are required to provide: (1) letter of application, (2) vita, (3) college transcripts (copies accepted) showing highest degree earned, and (4) contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

Any offer of employment is contingent on the university's verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check. 

Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.  


Please direct any questions to DenYelle Baete Kenyon, PhD ([email protected]). Link to application: https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu/postings/22596