Lecturer - Public Health

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Brief Summary of Work for this Position:
The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS), in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), seeks a dynamic, creative, and exemplary teacher/mentor for a 9 month, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer for the Public Health Studies program. Primary responsibilities of this position include course teaching, student advising, and service to the profession and/or community. Specifically, this person will teach a variety of undergraduate courses in Public Health. Appointment will begin in August, 2018.

Minimum Requirements:
Applicants must possess the following qualifications:
• Masters degree in Public Health, Health Education, or a closely-related field with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework closely related to Public Health.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following qualifications:
• Evidence of successful college teaching experience in a Public Health, Health Education or closely-related curriculum.
• Demonstrate previous public health/health education work experience.
• Evidence of professional association involvement.
• DrPH or Ph.D. in Public Health / Health Education.
• Professional certifications (e.g., CHES, CPH).

Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The UNCW Public Health Studies Program was one of the first four freestanding undergraduate programs in the United States to receive Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH) accreditation. The Public Health Studies Program currently offers a BS degree in Public Health with concentrations in Community Health Education, Global Health, Pre-Clinical Health, and Gerontology.

College/School Information:
The College of Health and Human Services was created in July 2010 to provide UNCW with a new mechanism to link and focus its health-related research, professional continuing education, and health knowledge dissemination and application. In the formative stage of development, the CHHS is currently home to three professional schools: School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, School of Nursing, and School of Social Work. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a dynamic College that seeks to be nationally recognized for its inter-professional collaboration, community engagement and impact, and implementation science. The faculty, staff and students of the CHHS are committed to the pursuit of excellence and enhancing health and quality of life across the lifespan for individuals, families and communities in southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information:
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with nearly 16,500 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.

EEO Statement:
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Priority Consideration Information:
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 23, 2018; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Position details and full applicant instructions can be found at https://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/10968.




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Job No: 16F-179
Posted: 3/23/2018
Application Due: 4/23/2018
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