College of Applied Health Sciences: Public Health - Assistant/Associate Professor - Kinesiology an

Champaign, IL
Sep 27, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

College of Applied Health Sciences
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health


The Department of Kinesiology and Community is searching for an outstanding candidate for a nine-month, tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. A strong candidate should be able to teach and develop courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs; establish and maintain an externally funded research agenda; mentor students at the undergraduate, doctoral, and post-doctoral levels; collaborate with faculty and staff; and contribute to a multidisciplinary department.

General Information
2017 marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a leading public Research 1 institution with an exceptional and diverse portfolio of research, and a long history of successful interdisciplinary endeavors. The University's College of Applied Health Sciences houses the Center on Health, Aging and Disability (CHAD); the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES); and the Center for Wounded Veterans (CHEZ). The College is actively engaged in collaborative research with Carle Foundation Hospital, and the University's new engineering-based Carle Illinois College of Medicine promises further opportunities. Located within the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health ( is the Master of Public Health (MPH) program that has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 2013. The Department hosts a diverse group of faculty, students, and staff.

Home of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana is a community that combines active urban living with easygoing affordability. It has been consistently ranked among the nations' top cities for work-life balance.

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in public health, community health, kinesiology, nutrition, nursing, or a related field. A strong record of academic scholarship and teaching experience that meets qualifications for the rank of Assistant/Associate professor at the University of Illinois is required. Areas of particular interest include, but are not limited to, health disparity, chronic disease prevention, cultural competencies in public health, health behavior and promotion, program/policy evaluation, global health, and environmental health. Experience collaborating with communities on public health initiatives is desirable.

Compensation will be commensurate with the applicant's experience.

Application process
To apply, create a candidate profile at and select the position for which you are applying ([add here position name/#]); then upload all required documents, including:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Research statement (up to 2 pages)
• A list of names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers for at least three references. Candidates will be informed before references are contacted.

To ensure full consideration, please complete your application by November 3, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately afterwards. The anticipated starting date is August 16, 2018.

For additional information, please contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Andiara Schwingel at (217) 333-5443 or

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The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: Applied Health Sciences
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Title: College of Applied Health Sciences: Public Health - Assistant/Associate Professor - Kinesiology and Community Health (F1700130)
Open Date: 09/22/2017
Close Date: 11/03/2017
Organization Name: Kinesiology and Community Health