Teaching Assistant Professor

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Position Type:

Permanent Faculty

Working Title:

Teaching Assistant Professor

Appointment Type:

Fixed Term Faculty


Full-Time Permanent

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Position Summary:

The Department of Health Behavior, within the Gillings School of Global Public Health, is an interdisciplinary department of approximately 30 faculty members and 240 graduate students, offering the following degrees: Master of Public Health (MPH), MSPH, and PhD.

This Teaching Assistant Professor role within Health Behavior will be responsible for teaching our graduate students, co-leading a new BSPH program that is under review, and mentoring over 100 students across departments who are fulfilling their Practicum(internship) requirement for their MPH. (Our accreditor requires that all of our Masters of Public Health students take required core classes and complete a practicum/internship).

Educational Requirements:

A PhD or equivalent within the area of health behavior is preferred, although candidates with a PhD in a relevant discipline will be considered.

Qualifications and Experience:

Candidates must possess not only a deep knowledge of the Health Behavior department and the Gillings School of Global Public Health, but have strong and successful teaching experiences related to Gillings’ courses. He/she must also have prior engagement in racial equity and accountability efforts as well as the ability to effectively convey public health concepts.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions:

Please apply electronically at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/187419. Please submit your complete curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three professional references. Also, please include a diversity statement within your cover letter which outlines examples of your past and ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, as well as how you believe you might contribute to an inclusive climate at Gillings.




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Posted: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 2/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time