Lecturer - Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior

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Lecturer—Search #67647
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 lecturer. This position is located on the Armstrong campus, but may require teaching on the other campuses.

Georgia Southern University is the state's largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 141 degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern is designated a Carnegie Doctoral/Research university and serves more than 27,000 students on three vibrant campuses—the Armstrong campus in Savannah, the Statesboro campus, and the Liberty campus in Hinesville. Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery, and personal growth. Nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as working citizens.

Since 1906, the University's hallmark has been a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Central to the University's mission is the faculty's dedication to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement. Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.

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 six emphasis areas: Biostatistics, Community Health, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Policy & Management, and Generalist. The Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) degree has emphases in Community Health Behavior and Education, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Public Health Leadership. The Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior offers the BSPH in Health Education and Promotion, MPH in Community Health, MPH Generalist, MPH in Health Policy Management, DrPH in Community Health Behavior and Education, and DrPH in 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, 2019.
  • 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 January 21, 2019, and continues until April 19, 2019. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2019. 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:

    Nandi Marshall, DrPH, MPH, CHES, Search Chair, Search #67647
    Assistant Professor and Armstrong Campus Program Director
    Department of Health Policy and Community Health
    Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health
    Georgia Southern University
    P. O. Box 4015-1
    Savannah, GA 31419
    Electronic mail: [email protected]

    More information about the institution is available through https://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/positions/faculty/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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    Posted: 12/3/2018
    Application Due: 12/3/2030
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