Lecturer - Public Health



Lecturer—Search #67521
Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health
Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior


The Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health (JPHCOPH) invites applications and nominations for the position of non-tenure track Lecturer. This position is located on the Statesboro campus.

In January 2017, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted to consolidate Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. The new, 27,000-student university will be named Georgia Southern University with campuses in Savannah, Statesboro, and Hinesville. The expected timeline for the first entering class will be fall 2018. Complete details are available at http://consolidation.georgiasouthern.edu/.

Within this setting, JPHCOPH offers the Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH), Master of Public Health (MPH), and Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degrees. The MPH program has five emphasis areas: Biostatistics, Community Health, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, and Health Policy & Management. The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree has emphases in Community Health Education and Behavior, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Public Health Leadership.

Position Description. Reporting to the Department Chair, the Lecturer will be required to contribute to departmental and college teaching and services objectives. The position centers on strengthening the department's undergraduate course offerings and will include a workload of primarily teaching time in core curriculum courses, consisting of contact hours in the classroom and additional service associated with student success in the core curriculum. The successful candidate will also possess a commitment to innovative methods of instruction and professional development in the area of teaching. The position is a 9-month, non-tenure track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
• Earned master's degree in Public Health, or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate semester hours in public health, by August 1, 2018.
• Commitment to teaching, academic program development, and service that is consistent with the College's vision and mission.
• Ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the College and the University.
• Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Preferred Qualifications:
• Necessary academic qualifications to teach introductory courses in the core public health curriculum.
• A minimum of 2 years, full-time college/university teaching experience.

Screening of applications begins April 30, 2018, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2018. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
	
Dr. Stuart Tedders, Search Chair, Search #67521
Georgia Southern University
Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health
P.O. Box 8015
Statesboro, GA 30460
Electronic mail: jphcophsearches@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-2674

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://jphcoph.georgiasouthern.edu. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

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