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Assistant/Associate Professor - Health Education, Community Health and Field Placement

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Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor - Health Education, Community Health and Field Placement

Position Number: 000648

Full-time or Part-time: Full Time

Department: Middle grades Secondary/Special Education

Posting Number: 0401185

SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Faculty)

Job Category: Professional

Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Minimum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Maximum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experience

Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate

Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
Primary Purpose of the Department:

The Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects department is committed to providing academic quality in educator preparation and support services leading to candidate degree attainment and skill development in the areas of: (a) teaching academic content using current technology, (b) developing content connections within diverse learning environments, © reflecting on teacher beliefs and assumptions, and (d) engaging in continuous professional development. The MSSS department is further committed to strengthening faculty involvement in research, professional development and community engagement to enhance candidate and P-12 student outcomes and teacher quality in response to 21st Century, southeastern region of North Carolina communities and global expectations.

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects seeks applications for one full-time tenured track Assistant/Associate Professor for the purpose of teaching health education undergraduate courses in the program. The nature of the services rendered will require the faculty member to teach courses in the Bachelor of Science and licensure in Health and Physical Education degree program. Primary teaching responsibilities are in Health education (teaching) and community health (non-teaching). The faculty responsibilities are teaching undergraduate content and method courses in health education and community health. Courses include, but are not limited to, Consumer Health, Organization and Administration of Community Health, Program Planning and Evaluation in Health, Nutrition, Drug education, Human Sexuality, etc. Additionally, the position requires supervising and cultivating internship sites for community health students, creating and maintaining internship manuals, assisting students with internship site selection, conducting internship site visits and other duties as necessary for efficient implementation of the internship/field experience. Other duties will include advising and/or mentoring undergraduate students, providing service to the department, school and university; participating in research, grant writing, and other scholarly activities. The successful candidate will start work in January 2019.

Description of Work Continued:
Position Primary Duties:

• Teach undergraduate health education and community health education
courses in the department.
• Provide service and outreach to local education authorities and other
community organizations.
• Commitment to campus-community partnerships.
• Advise and mentor undergraduate students.
• Supervise undergraduate students' internship/field experience
• Collaborate with other faculty and students to achieve the departmental
vision and developing high quality programs for students and practitioners.
• Actively serve on department, college, and university committees and fulfill
various other assignments.

The successful candidate will be expected to make the following contributions to the Department of Middle Grades, Secondary and Specialized Subjects:

• Teach undergraduate health education and community health education courses in the department.
• Provide service and outreach to local education authorities and other community organizations.
• Commitment to campus-community partnerships.
• Advise and mentor undergraduate students.
• Supervise undergraduate students' internship/field experience
• Collaborate with other faculty and students to achieve the departmental vision and developing high quality programs for students and practitioners.
• Actively serve on department, college, and university committees and fulfill various other assignments.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
An earned Doctorate in Health Education, Community Health, Public Health or a related field is required.

Knowledge skills and abilities:
Must have teaching experience, teaching in a college/university health education program with evidence of scholarly contributions to the field, and in internship supervision experience. This position requires a commitment to strong community organization outreach relationships and to working in a diverse workplace.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in developing and teaching online and hybrid undergraduate courses
Experience with aligning standards to course evidences
5+ years of experience with health education and community health curriculum

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin on November 04, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. For priority consideration, please apply by November 04, 2018.

Open Until Filled: Yes

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess an earned doctorate degree in Health Education, Community Health, Public Health or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have with health education and community health curriculum?
    • Less than 3 years
    • 3-5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Do you have experience in developing online and hybrid undergraduate courses? If yes, please provide specific details of your experience.
    (Open Ended Question)


Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document


EEO Statement:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.


Veterans Statement:
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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Posted: 10/20/2018
Application Due: 12/19/2018
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