Visiting Assistant Professor in Health and Behavioral Sciences

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University of Colorado - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Visiting Assistant Professor

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a three-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin in Fall 2019. At the end of three years, this position has the potential to convert to a Clinical Teaching Track faculty position. The position is a 9-month appointment with a 6-course per academic year teaching commitment in the department's doctoral and undergraduate curricula. Additional responsibilities include 10% supervising undergraduate research opportunities; 10% service; and 20% conducting independent research.

We invite applications from individuals who fit with the Department's interdisciplinary focus on the application of social, behavioral, and natural science theory and methods to social and biological aspects of population health in national and/or global contexts. We are particularly interested in candidates who are able to teach in the area of Environmental Health. The successful candidate will join a department active in research, grant-writing, and teaching in a program with a graduate (Ph.D.) degree and undergraduate major in public health (B.A./B.S.).

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in health, broadly defined, or related field

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 14329 Candidates should submit a cover letter describing teaching and research interests, a current CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., syllabi, evaluations, etc.), and contact information (including email addresses) for at least 3 professional references. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding application materials should be directed to Heather Doane at 303.315.7157 or [email protected]

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30160 - CLAS-Health&BehavioralSciences

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Jul 31, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Heather Doane

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00644093





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Posted: 11/29/2018
Application Due: 1/28/2019
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