Assistant/Associate Professor Public Health

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Business Title Assistant/Associate Professor Public Health Position Number Home Department School of Health & Human Performance Employment Type Tenure Track Faculty Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Appointment Faculty (10-month) Time Limited? No Time-Limited Appointment Length Not Applicable Work Schedule

40 hour work week; Monday-Friday. Some evening and weekends may be expected depending on course schedule and university functions.

Work Hours per week 40 Travel Required? N Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The School of Health and Human Performance (SHHP) has two undergraduate majors: Public Health (BS) and Exercise Science (BS). In addition, we have three graduate degrees: (1) MS with a concentration in Health Promotion or MS with a concentration in Human Performance; a (2) Master of Arts in Teaching – Health and Physical Education; and a (3) MS in Athletic Training beginning Summer 2019. We also have a graduate certificate program in Strength and Conditioning. We house multiple minors: Public Health; Physical Education; Outdoor Education; and Global Health Studies.

Primary Purpose of Position

1. Teach courses in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Classes may include: Medical Terminology; Methods of Health Promotion; Introduction to Public Health; Environmental Health; Epidemiology; Nutrition; Substance Use and Abuse; etc.
2. Assist Public Health faculty with achieving accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) for the BS Public Health;
4. Engage in scholarship and community service appropriate to the discipline; and
5. Serve on school, college, and university committees as assigned.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Teaching/Instructing Job duties performed for the above function

1. Teach courses in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Classes may include: Medical Terminology; Methods of Health Promotion; Introduction to Public Health; Environmental Health; Epidemiology; Nutrition; Substance Use and Abuse; etc.
2. Assist Public Health faculty with achieving accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) for the BS Public Health.

This faculty member will also contribute to the Georgia College core curriculum by teaching topical freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses.

Serve as a mentor for students in the major.

Demonstrate expertise in conducting scholarly inquiry and dissemination of such inquiry through peer reviewed journals, edited books/chapters and peer reviewed presentations at conferences, etc.

Establish a record of professional involvement through service to the institution, profession, and/or communities.

All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non‐majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Scholarship and Creative Activity Job duties performed for the above function

Publications (editing, citations); presentations at professional meetings; current work in circulation or in progress; grants received or applied for; membership and participation in professional organizations; other professional development activities.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties

Key Function Faculty - Service to Institution Job duties performed for the above function

Committee membership; programs directed and advised; participation in special programs or projects; other service to institution.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

Other Duties and Responsibilities

The employee is expected to contribute to the School of Health & Human Performance educational mission. Employees will be expected to instruct our students in the Public Health and Health Promotion disciplines at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

In keeping with the university’s mission, employees are expected to further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non‐majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.

This faculty member will also contribute to the Georgia College core curriculum by teaching topical freshman (GC1Y) or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.

Minimum Requirements

Proposed Minimum Experience/Education

Minimum of a terminal degree from an accredited institution and qualifications and experiences commensurate with associate professor rank.

Doctoral degree in Public Health preferred, but a doctoral degree in a related health field will be considered.

Must have a doctoral degree from an accredited or similarly accredited institution and possess the experience and documented achievements appropriate for consideration of associate professor rank.

Familiarity with online synchronous and asynchronous instruction.

Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable.

Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (www.sacscoc.org (faculty credentials)

Department Required Skills

An understanding of the principles associated with teaching and learning.

Ability to work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds.

Ability to work independently and self-directed.

List any other requirements Preferences

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Doctorate of Public Health preferred.

Strong communication skills.

Ability to work independently and be self-directed.

Successful higher education teaching experience.

CHES certification is desirable.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F0201 Desired Start Date 01/02/2019 Position End Date (if temporary) Open Date 07/09/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary Reference Letters

Reference Letters

Accept References No Minimum Requests Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference Applicant Special Instructions Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have achieved?
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • Specialist
    • ABD - All But Dissertation (Degree work completed; Dissertation needs to be completed)
    • Doctoral
  2. * Do you have higher education teaching experience?
    • Yes, 1 - 2 years higher education teaching experience
    • Yes, 3 - 5 years higher education teaching experience
    • Yes, 5 or more years higher education teaching experience
    • No, I do not have higher education teaching experience
  3. * Have you successfully completed 18 graduate level semester hours in the teaching discipline described in this posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have accreditation experience?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. List of 3 References and Contact Information
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    Posted: 12/28/2018
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