Requisition Number: 0901671
Department : 26050100-HH-HEB-ADMINISTRATION
Job Type: Full-Time
The University of Florida Department of Health Education & Behavior seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a research focus in community health promotion. Preferred areas of emphasis include health communication and/or information technologies, such as mHealth, eHealth, social media, and telemonitoring. This is a 9-month, full-time (1.0 FTE), tenure accruing position beginning August 2013. This position has the potential to earn supplemental summer salary through extramural funding and/or teaching.
The Department of Health Education & Behavior enrolls undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students. The Department seeks individuals who will contribute to advancing scholarship, grant funding, and graduate education and research training.
The Department of Health Education & Behavior (http://www.hhp.ufl.edu/heb) enrolls approximately 250 undergraduate and 50 masters and doctoral students, and currently has 12 full-time faculty members. The Department recently established a new Center for Digital Health and Wellness (http://hhp.ufl.edu/heb/cdhw)and hosts the annual Digital Health Communication Extravaganza (http://dhcx.org) in Orlando, Florida.
As a member of the American Association of Universities, the University of Florida is one of the nation’s premier public research universities. The Department seeks individuals who will contribute to advancing scholarship, grant funding, and graduate education.
Candidates must hold a doctorate in health promotion, health communication, or in another appropriately-related discipline prior to beginning this position. The successful candidate must have a strong record of scholarly accomplishments, including impactful research and publications, success or significant promise in obtaining extramural research funding, experience with graduate education and mentoring, and evidence of strong teaching skills. Applicants must have excellent communication skills along with a commitment to integrity, diversity, collaboration, professional service, and academic excellence. An applicant’s record of including diverse individuals in the workplace is factored favorably.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted by November 5, 2012, when the search committee will begin reviewing applications. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the search committee and/or the department chair. Please mail inquiries or nominations to Dr. Jay Bernhardt, Professor and Department Chair or Dr. Robert Weiler, Professor and Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org
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