Assistant/Associate Professor

Conway, SC
Jan 23, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Classification Title / RankAssistant ProfessorClassification CodeUG74Pay Band00Internal TitleAssistant/Associate ProfessorDepartmentHealth SciencesPosition TypePFAC - Slotted FacultyFull or Part TimeFull-TimeBasis9 mo.Does this position require driving?YesJob Details

The College of Science at Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for a full-time tenure track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of the Public Health program effective August 16, 2020. The program is a CEPH accredited four-year bachelor of science degree program. This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Health Sciences.

The program seeks an exceptional teacher as well as a promising scholar with a strong service record. A Ph.D. in Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Education, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health Policy, Global Health or related field, is required. Candidates with exceptional teaching experience at the undergraduate level, curriculum development, evidence of scholarly promise through publications and presentations, experience with health service research and a record of community and/or public engagement and evidence of collaboration are preferred.

The successful candidate should be qualified to teach any of the five core competencies of public health but should have a strong background in environmental health sciences, behavior theory and research methods. Successful candidates with expertise in any other public health areas of study are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is able to incorporate and address cultural competence and diversity perspectives throughout the curriculum.

Responsibilities include course development, teaching and advising students in the major, and working with Chair to coordinate undergraduate program. It also includes publishing research in the public health disciplines, serving on departmental, college and University committees and providing services to the community. The position carries a 4/3 teaching load of upper- and lower-division required courses and is a 9-month position. Relocation is required.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

To apply, please submit letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, areas of specialization, and approach to teaching online courses), curriculum vitae, transcripts and the contact information for three (3) professional references electronically at: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

Required Qualifications

A Ph.D. in Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Education, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health Policy, Global Health or related field, is required.

Preferred QualificationsLicensure and/or CertificationKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesAdditional comments regarding this positionPosting NumberF00142PNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start Date08/16/2019Position End Date (if temporary)Job Open Date11/19/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Will you have or been awarded a Ph.D. at the start of the appointment?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Is your Ph.D. in Public Health or any of the Public Health disciplines: Health Promotion, Health Education, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health Policy, Global Health, etc.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have College-level teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Reference List
  4. Transcripts
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 3
  3. Other Document 2