Assistant Professor of Health and Community Wellness

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Job Title: Assistant Professor of Health and Community Wellness
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 224330
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Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we’ve come a long way since then. Today, we’re a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that’s never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

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The College of Education is doctoral granting and SACS accredited, preparing graduates for professional careers in three dynamic areas of focus: Teaching. Leadership, and Wellness. Located 45 miles west of Atlanta, the University of West Georgia’s 645-acre campus offers modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by beautiful green spaces. The University of West Georgia is committed to diversity and ranks as one of the Southeast’s best public regional comprehensive universities.

Job Summary The Department of Sport Management, Wellness, and Physical Education seeks a qualified candidate for an Assistant Professor of Health and Community Wellness position. This is a tenure track (10 month) faculty position. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Health and Community Wellness in both face-to-face (Carrollton and/or Newnan) and online environments, scholarly activity, and service to the Department, College, University, and community.

Required Qualifications Earned doctorate in Health and Community Wellness or similar field from a regionally accredited institution by August 1, 2021 (ABD considered)Experience in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Health and Community Wellness both face-to-face and online environments Maintain and develop service learning, and experiential learning opportunities for studentsAssist in curriculum review and development and program assessmentEstablished or developing research agendaEstablished or developing record of servicePreferred Qualifications
    Practitioner-based experience in health and wellness or a related field

Proposed Salary Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Required Documents to Attach Applications will be reviewed beginning February 22, 2021, and will continue until position is filled. Application materials required to submit include;

Letter of application (cover letter)Curriculum vitaeUnofficial transcriptsComplete contact information for three professional referencesThree letters of recommendation Conditions of Employment Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia’s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.




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Posted: 3/18/2021
Application Due: 4/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time