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Public Health & Environmental Studies: Lecturer

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Administrative

  • Official Title: Lecturer
  • Job ID: #20554
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Public Health & Environmental Studies: Lecturer

POSITION: A full-time instructional academic staff position is available in the department of Public Health and Environmental Studies (PHES) for the 2024-2025 academic year. This is a fixed term, non-renewable appointment in the PHES program. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSDoctorate from a regionally accredited university in public health or other relevant field with an MPH. ABD applicants will be considered. 


  • Experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Established skill in teaching online and using web-based applications, learning management software, and universal design.
  • Experience developing competency-based courses.
  • Knowledge of CEPH accreditation standards and competency-based education.
  • Experience working in public health. 
  • Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. 

DUTIES: Teach undergraduate and graduate classes as assigned; develop online graduate-level public health courses; engage in service to the MPH and PHES; and contribute to the University's mission to achieve an equitable, diverse, and inclusive climate. Classes assigned to teach and/or develop will depend on candidate's expertise but may include graduate classes such as: Foundations and Applications of Public Health, Rural Public Health, Public Health Administration, Public Health Program Planning, Biostatistics, and Epidemiology.

DEPARTMENT: The Department of Public Health and Environmental Studies consists of six fulltime faculty. The department houses an online Master of Public Health (beginning fall 2024) and two undergraduate majors: Environmental Public Health and Public Health. The department offers three minors: Environment, Society and Culture; Environmental Science; and Public Health. Additionally, we offer a certificate in Sustainability and Climate Action. We provide students highly impactful experiences to complement classroom concepts across fields related to the environment, sustainability, and human health. Our faculty of distinguished scholars works closely with students, mentoring them through research, internships, civic engagement, and international and domestic travel-study experiences to provide them with the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to be successful in their chosen fields.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 9,000 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, well-regarded public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the Public Health & Environmental Studies: Lecturer position (Job ID #20554) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references. 

Please direct requests for additional information to Dr. Marilyn Gardner, MPH Director, Department of Public Health and Environmental Studies;

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by February 29, 2024. However, screening may continue until position is filled. 

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer.