Assistant Professor, Health

Cortland, NY
Oct 22, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Details

Position Information

Budget TitleASSISTANT PROFESSOR 10 MONTHSCampus TitleAssistant Professor, HealthSchool/DivisionAcademic Affairs, Division ofDepartmentHealthFaculty Sub-TypeFT FacultySalary LevelA5Salary Rangemid to high $50sPosition EffortFull-TimeIf Part-Time, enter FTE:If Temporary, enter End Date:Position Summary

SUNY Cortland is an engaged learning community that is committed to promoting a diversity of thought and experience. We believe that an equitable, inclusive and diverse campus and curriculum are critical to our educational mission. Tenure track faculty contribute to the College’s values of inclusive excellence through outstanding teaching, research and/or scholarship, service to the department and college, and by providing academic advisement and mentoring to/for all students. Faculty are expected to maintain a routine presence on campus to support our Campus Values of Focusing on the Students, Integrity, and Intellectual Life and serve our Campus Priorities of Academic Excellence, Transformational Education, Well-being, and the Maximization of Resources.

The Health Department has approximately 200 undergraduate and graduate students in community health, healthcare management, school health education, and human service studies programs. The Department also provides required courses for a number of degree programs across the college.

Major Responsibilities

•Teach courses and assess learning in the undergraduate health majors in community/public health and healthcare management and graduate (master’s) in community health. Priority areas of instruction are community health methods, epidemiology, public health statistics, environmental health, health policy, and healthcare administration and management. Other areas will depend on individual expertise and could include coursework in nutrition, mental health and counseling, chronic and communicable diseases, and health communication.
•Provide service to the Health Department, the local/state/national school health education profession, the School of Professional Studies, the SUNY Cortland campus community, and/or the State University of New York.
•Advise undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the programs and culminating experience advisement and assessment.
•Engage in scholarly work and activities as appropriate to the application and receipt of tenure and promotion at SUNY Cortland.

Job Requirements:
•Commitment to inclusive excellence, equity, inclusion, diversity and social justice.
•Desire to contribute to a culture of inclusivity and diversity through teaching, scholarship or service.
•Ability to provide leadership in teaching research or service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
•Desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds.
•Commitment to improving access to higher education for all students regardless of background.
•Commitment to educating students to become global citizens.

Functional and Supervisory Relationships

Reports to the academic department chair.
Works with a department of 15 full-time faculty members.

Required Qualifications

•Earned doctorate (PhD, DrPH). Candidates who are ABD may be considered with expected completion of doctorate one year from appointment date. Please note: Reappointment will not be considered without completed doctorate prior to review date.
• Professional preparation, and/or experience in community/public health, healthcare management, or administration.

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience in public/community health, healthcare administration, or healthcare management
•Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)/Master Certified (MCHES).
•Experience teaching at the college level.
•Experience with designing and delivering online programs and courses.

EEO Statement

The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/EEO/ADA) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.

Posting Detail Information

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