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Assistant/Associate Professor for Public Health Education

Company: University of North Carolina Greensboro
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Details Position Number 999897 Functional Title Assistant/Associate Professor for Public Health Education Position Type Tenure Stream Position Eclass EN - EHRA 9 month non-leave earning University Information UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master's and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit UNCG and the Department of Public Health Education are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff and are proud of our alumni serving in advocacy, service, teaching, and research positions. The department offers the 8th nationally ranked PhD in community health education, a CEPH-accredited MPH professional degree, and a BS in public health education with concentrations in community health education and health studies (online). We also offer two post-baccalaureate certificates: (1) health and wellness coaching and (2) workplace wellness. Our faculty is a community of outstanding teacher/scholars, with active research programs and projects in adolescent and young adult health, athlete health and wellness, health coaching, immigrant and refugee health, physical activity and cardiovascular health, sexual and reproductive health, tobacco and substance use prevention, violence prevention, women's health, and worksite health promotion. Position Summary We are seeking a candidate who will: (a) be actively committed to our departmental health equity and anti-racism mission; (b) establish a robust research agenda that integrates students and complements and/or extends departmental strengths; -- teach and provide professional mentorship across graduate and undergrad programs; (d) work closely with students in our PhD program by serving on doctoral program committees, dissertation committees, and providing broad professional mentorship; and (e) provide meaningful service to the department, school, university, and profession. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who are capable of designing and delivering an agile educational experience through online education; focus on social justice pedagogy, research, and advocacy; and have interest in undergraduate and/or graduate program administration. We welcome applicants who enjoy working collaboratively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQA+ communities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower-income backgrounds, and first-generation college graduates. See more Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion information from the department, School of Health and Human Sciences, and UNCG. Minimum Qualifications The successful candidate must have: * A Doctoral degree (PhD, DrPH, ScD, EdD) in Public Health, Health Education/Promotion, or related field (completed by start date) * Evidence of scholarly productivity and potential appropriate for rank, including peer-reviewed publications and research funding * Evidence of committed and excellent teaching at graduate and/or undergraduate levels Preferred Qualifications Additional consideration will be given to candidates who also have one or more of the following: * Strong quantitative or mixed methods research skills to support graduate students and faculty * Experience and/or enthusiasm for online teaching and/or curriculum development * Experience and passion for mentoring graduate and undergraduate students * Experience with community-engaged research and/or multidisciplinary collaboration * CHES/MCHES and/or CPH certification and/or eligibility Tenure Status Tenure Track Special Instructions to Applicants The application should include: * A cover letter that addresses how their efforts in all areas (research, teaching, and service) will benefit the UNCG academic community, including advancing its commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and how UNCG and the Department of Public Health Education will benefit the candidate's academic program/aspirations, including their commitment to health equity. * Names and contact information for 3 professional references. * Curriculum Vita. * Research statement (1-2 pages) that summarizes the impact and importance of their past research and future research goals, inclusive of their methodological contributions. * Teaching statement (1-2 pages) that includes teaching philosophy and specific application of this philosophy, as well as identifying specific departmental face-to-face and online courses they are interested in/prepared to teach. Recruitment Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience Org #-Department Public Health Education - 13006 Job Open Date 02/04/2021 For Best Consideration Date 03/22/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes FTE 1.000 Type of Appointment Permanent Time Limited Duration Number of Months per Year 9 FLSA ADA Checklist Physical Effort Reading - F, Writing - f, Hearing - F, Talking - f, Standing - o, Sitting - o, Walking - O Work Environment Inside Applicant Documents Required Documents * Resume/CV * Cover Letter * List of References * Teaching Philosophy * Research Statement Optional Documents Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying: * UNCGjobsearch Website * Greensboro News & Record * Carolina Peacemaker * Other Newspaper * The Chronicle of Higher Education * Inside Higher Ed * Other Professional Journal * * UNC System Job Board * Other Online Job Board * Personal Networking * Search Firm * Facebook * Twitter * If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here. (Open Ended Question) * * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship? * Yes * No

Keywords: University of North Carolina Greensboro, Fort Collins , Assistant/Associate Professor for Public Health Education, Education / Teaching , Fort Collins, Colorado

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