Specialist

Location
Austin, TX
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

School of Human Ecology - Public Health - College of Natural Sciences - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Jun 5, 2017

Description
The Program of Public Health is accepting applications from qualified individuals for full-time and part-time specialist positions. Successful applicants for these temporary, non-tenure track faculty positions will have the training, education, experience or potential to assist with teaching undergraduate public health majors in the core disciplines of public health.

Responsibilities include assisting public health faculty by grading exams and written assignments, accompanying students on designated field trips, assisting in the preparation and administration of in-class assignments, holding office hours, offering pre-exam review sessions, and performing clerical tasks associated with course instruction. Positions are contingent on department need and budgetary considerations.


Qualifications
Full time positions require a minimum of a master's degree in public health from an accredited graduate school of public health. Part time positions require enrollment in good standing in an accredited graduate school of public health. Candidates should have a student-centered approach and a commitment to fostering a challenging but nurturing learning environment. Applicants must be qualified to work in the United States and have strong writing skills.


Application Instructions
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference that address the candidate's ability or potential ability to support undergraduate public health education.

Decisions for the Fall semester will be made by August 1, and by December 1 for the Spring semester. Applicants must satisfactorily complete pre-employment screening requirements, including verification of academic credentials and background check.

The School of Human Ecology is committed to achieving diversity in its faculty, students, and curriculum, and it welcomes applicants who can help achieve these objectives. The University of Texas at Austin is a tobacco-free campus; for more information visit http://www.utexas.edu/tobaccofree/.


The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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