Assistant Professor of Integrated Health Science

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Assistant Professor of Integrated Health Science

Job ID: 222753
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Integrated Health Science program is housed in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education (HPE). The Department is also home to programs in Public Health Education and Health & Physical Education and minors in Public Health and Coaching. The HPE Department is one of four units in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services which have as their central focus the health, physical fitness, and human service needs of our community.

Job Summary
The Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure track Assistant Professor of Integrated Health Science position starting August 2021.

The Department seeks a faculty member who can support the new undergraduate program in Integrated Health Science. Responsibilities include:

    Developing and teaching health science courses. Mentoring students' curricular, field -based learning, and research activities. Developing and maintaining an active scholarly agenda with the potential to secure external funding. Demonstrating an ability to foster collaborative relationships across disciplines, with the community at-large, and within the health profession. Performing institutional and professional service tasks necessary to enhance program, departmental, college, and university goals.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate or its foreign equivalent in health science, health service management, public health, or other closely related field. Candidates must have excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication and teaching skills; a record of successful scholarship through publications, presentations, and grant writing; and experience collaborating and serving the discipline through professional service.

Preferred Qualifications
The successful candidate should have: 1) Successful teaching experience at the college level, especially teaching coursework applied health science, behavioral health, health services management, and interprofessional education; 2) Current or recent experience in the healthcare system; 3) Experience cultivating partnerships for internships and experiential learning; 4) Familiarity with experiential teaching methods in all types of course modalities; 5) Evidence of strong commitment to student success; 6) Capability to obtain external funding; and 7) Experience with students learning outcomes assessment.

Required Documents to Attach
Please submit 1) a curriculum vita; 2) a cover letter describing qualifications for the position, research interests, teaching philosophy, and commitment to diversity and inclusion; 3) unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be requested upon hire); and 4) names and contact information of three references.

Apply Before Date
For full consideration, please submit application materials by February 5, 2021.

Contact Information
For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Kandice Porter, Interim Associate Dean of the WellStar College of Health and Human Services, [email protected].

For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.

Participant ID: 61415

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Job No:
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/11/2033
Work Type: Full Time