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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

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UNT-Rehabilitation and Health Serv-135350


College of Health and Public Service

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Department Summary:

The University of North Texas is a student-centered public university. It has over 40,000 students. UNT is one of the nation’s most diverse universities with more than 10,000 Hispanic students, 5,700 African American students, 3,100 Asian students, and 500 Indigenous students. UNT has been designated as both a Minority Serving Institution and Hispanic Serving Institution.

Position Summary:

The Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services in the College of Health and Public Service seeks an outstanding and energetic full-time faculty member with expertise in the field of public health for a one-year appointment at the rank of Lecturer, starting August 2021. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate level courses in public health, such as public health policy, theory, ethics, statistics, management and leadership. The candidate selected for this position will be expected to engage in high-quality and innovative instruction in both traditional and non-traditional formats; serve as appropriate on department, college, and university committees as well as participate in professional organizations; and demonstrate a commitment to working in an inclusive environment with students from diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications:

•Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Public Health, or a closely related health field. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by July 1, 2021;
•Demonstrated commitment to accessibility and excellence in teaching, and service that supports equity and inclusion for all in the academic community;
•Evidence of experience with instructional technology (instructional software, learning management systems such as Canvas) and ability to teach in traditional and non-traditional formats and settings (on-campus, off-campus, evenings, online);
•Experience supervising, mentoring, and teaching students in health-related programs;
•Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience teaching courses in health policy, health economics, health management, health informatics, biostatistics, or related courses;
•Experience in developing community partnerships for health-related practicum and internship field experiences.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to communicate

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicant Documents
•Cover Letter
•As “Other Document,” upload two Philosophy Statements as one file as indicated below (should be no more than 2 pages each)
oDiversity Statement – A description of how the applicant would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at UNT through their teaching, service and community engagement.
oTeaching Philosophy
•List of 3 names for References

If you have any questions please contact:

Ami Moore, Ph.D., associate professor
Search committee chair
[email protected]

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Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 7/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time