The College of Health Sciences at the University of Lynchburg seeks to fill a tenure-track full-time position in the Health Promotion & Master of Public Health programs beginning preferably July 1, 2020.
The successful applicant must be willing to strive for teaching excellence, to experiment with new pedagogies, and to collaborate with colleagues from diverse disciplines in support of the institution’s liberal arts mission. An earned terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, or equivalent) in Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Science or similar health-related field is required with CHES/MCHES certification desired. Candidates nearing completion of terminal degree (ABD status) will be considered if the degree can be conferred by mid-August. Ability to teach in the areas of social determinants of health, research methods, emergency preparedness planning, management, or training, and coordination of internships are strongly desired. A strong research agenda, experience with grant writing and evidence of community involvement strongly desired. The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a statement of teaching philosophy, a current curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate official transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to Dr. Tonya Price, Department Chair, Health Promotion Studies Program, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501. Electronic submissions are also welcome and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about University of Lynchburg, please visit our website at www.lynchburg.edu. EOE.
University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The University of Lynchburg strives for a diverse and inclusive community; under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with a multicultural and diverse student body.