Nov 20, 2020
The Department of Health Education and Behavior (HEB), College of Health and Human Performance at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications and nominations for a full-time non-tenure-earning faculty Lecturer position. UF is a dynamic Carnegie Foundation Research University with very high research activity that educates approximately 55,000 students annually. In 2019, UF was ranked No. 6 of public universities by U.S. News and World Reports. The Department of HEB (http://heb.hhp.ufl.edu/) currently enrolls more than 738 undergraduate majors, 78 graduate students, and 22 full-time faculty members. This nine-month, full-time non-tenure-earning faculty (1.0 FTE) position will begin Aug 16, 2021, continuing through May 15, 2022, and is renewable on a yearly basis. Summer teaching opportunities are often available, but not guaranteed, and UF has a competitive benefits package.
The primary position responsibility is teaching required and elective courses in health education and behavior at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The teaching component of the position will include both residential and online courses with an expected maximum teaching assignment of four courses per semester, or equivalent assignments of effort in teaching, service, or research. Involvement in service and governance at the department, college, and university levels is also expected. Successful applicants will be given opportunities and time to expand the breadth of their teaching experience and to develop new coursework and educational programs.
The candidate must have a doctoral degree in Health Education and Behavior or a health-related field (e.g., psychology, public health, health promotion, prevention science) and experience teaching university-level courses. Master or Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES® or CHES®) or Certified Public Health (CPH) is preferred. Previous experience as an instructor of record, developing online courses, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students also is preferred. We seek applicants who are passionate and enthusiastic about teaching and student learning to empower our students to make impactful economic, cultural, and societal contributions and whose educational contributions rest on contemporary science and practice in health education and behavior.
We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity, inclusivity, and excellence of the academic community. UF is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.
Review will begin on January 4, 2021. Review of applications received after this date will continue at the discretion of the Committee and/or Department Chair until the position is filled. Submit applications for Requistion #67250 at https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/ and include: (1) an application letter summarizing qualifications, teaching experience, and interest in the Department; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three to five references. Send inquiries to Dr. Joy L. Rodgers, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.