Assistant or Associate Professor and Director of Environmental Public Health

Company:  Alaska Pacific University

Location:  Anchorage, AK

Date Posted:  February 8, 2019

Application Deadline:   Open until filled

Employment Type:  Full Time 

Salary:  DOE

Assistant or Associate Professor and Director of Environmental Public Health

About the Position

The contract carries a 9-month teaching load of 24 credit hours per year, typically 6 – 4 credit courses per year, with a load reduction to direct and develop the program. The position focuses on teaching core EPH courses developing and directing the program. Course assignments are based upon expertise and needs of the degree programs. Responsibilities also include mentorship and advising for students. All faculty are encouraged to develop scholarship or creative work in their chosen field. Faculty are expected to participate in outcomes assessment, curriculum development, university committees, as well as other service to the university and broader community.


Earned advanced degree in environmental health or related field is required at time of appointment; doctorate preferred. Experience working in Alaska’s rural environment is preferred. Candidates should be able to demonstrate expertise in core competency areas related to scientific inquiry and public health. Strong candidates will be able to demonstrate expertise in both teaching and mentoring and will have experience with university program and curriculum development.

How to Apply

Apply online:

Please complete the Application for Employment – up through the “How did you hear about us?” section as well as the Background Check forms. The rest of the form may be skipped, as education and experience will be included in your Curriculum Vitae (CV). The Equal Opportunity Self Report is optional. Please upload your CV (in a .txt, .doc, .docx, or .pdf) at the end of the application form. Additional documents, noted below, should be emailed to If your CV exceeds 4 MB, please include it with the other documents.

In addition to a CV, interested candidates should send (1) unofficial copies of all academic transcripts, (2) examples of teaching effectiveness and/or scholarship, (3) names of three references, and (4) a letter of interest describing how the applicant’s professional and pedagogical goals fit with APU’s dedication to experiential and project-based learning. Please submit materials to Please direct questions about the position to: Paul Twardock, Director of the Institute of Culture and Environment,, 4101 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508. Completed applications should be received by February 18th, 2019, for full consideration.

Alaska Pacific University is an EEO/ADA Employer