Assistant/Associate Professor, Health Education and Promotion

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0811034

Position Summary: The Department of Health Science, College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position in health education and promotion with a research focus on addictions/substance abuse prevention. The department offers a bachelor's degree in public health, a master's degree in health studies, and a doctoral degree in health education and health promotion. The department plans to implement an MPH in health education and promotion during the fall, 2018 semester. The successful candidate will assume responsibilities that will include maintaining a productive research agenda, teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, department/college/university and professional service, mentoring of students, and participation on dissertation committees.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: Qualified candidates for this position are expected to have a doctoral degree in health education, health promotion or related field, demonstrated ability to maintain a research agenda focused on addictions and substance abuse prevention that will result in external funding and peer-reviewed publications, and clear potential for excellence in teaching. While not required, an MPH and academic or professional experience in public health, and CHES/MCHES status or eligibility are preferred for candidates for this position.

Special Instructions: Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references, including contact information. This list should be attached as "Other Document 1". For further information contact: David A. Birch, PhD, MCHES Professor and Chair Department of Health Science The University of Alabama Box 870311, 471 Russell Hall Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0311 (205) 348-4751 dabirch@ches.ua.edu

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