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Visiting Assistant Professor of Health & Human Sciences - Health Education

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Bridgewater College
Location
Bridgewater, Virginia
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Visiting Assistant Professor of Health & Human Sciences - Health Education

Start Date August 2021

The Department of Health and Human Sciences seeks a full-time visiting assistant professor to teach health education courses as well as other courses as expertise allows. Additional responsibilities will include advising, mentoring students, and participating in departmental and committee tasks. This position will start August 2021.

QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a master’s degree in health sciences or related field and credentialing as a Certified Health Education Specialist is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have dual credentialing as a Certified Athletic Trainer and/or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, have a terminal degree, and can demonstrate successful higher education teaching experience.

MISSION: Bridgewater College is a residential liberal arts college of about 1600 students with a vibrant core curriculum and a growing focus on undergraduate research. The College emphasizes creativity and innovation in pedagogy and research. Successful faculty members are dedicated to advising and mentoring students, contributing to campus-wide faculty initiatives, and maintaining an active research agenda. Bridgewater seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our commitment to the breadth and depth of learning as well as diversity and inclusion. Therefore, application materials should address how you might contribute to the College’s liberal arts mission or ways that this mission informs your vocation as teacher and scholar.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Bridgewater College was founded in 1880 as the first coeducational college in Virginia. Bridgewater offers bachelor’s degrees in approximately 60 majors and minors, along with four graduate programs, pre-professional programs such as medicine and law, and teacher licensure. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, with 23 intercollegiate athletic teams. The vibrant residential campus is located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia, near the city of Harrisonburg in the center of the Shenandoah Valley. An excellent school system, healthy business environment, numerous arts and cultural events, one of the state's lowest crime rates, and a variety of outdoor opportunities and historic attractions draw many to the region.

Bridgewater College is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse workforce, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and other persons from traditionally underrepresented groups. Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

APPLY: Please complete the online application at www.bridgewater.edu/careers, attaching a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, copies of graduate and post-graduate transcripts, verification of credentials and contact information for three references.

DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed immediately until the position is filled.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Dr. Barbara H. Long, Division Head of Professional Studies at [email protected] or 540-828-5771.

Bridgewater College is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse workforce, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and other persons from traditionally underrepresented groups. Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Bridgewater College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, veteran status, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, or other college programs and activities, or with regard to employment.

Bridgewater College has partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to obtain resources to enhance the College’s facilities. The College is posting the following notice as required by federal law by organizations which benefit from the USDA’s funding program.

NOTICE

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at [email protected]

ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT AND ANNUAL FIRE SAFETY REPORT: 

The Bridgewater College Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report summarizes policies on campus security and personal safety, crime prevention, fire safety, and crime reporting, and includes crime and fire statistics for the past three years. The reports are available at: https://bridgewater.box.com/s/4ma6tlh30y8cat9un192ugo3dm6n29y9

To request a printed copy, please call 540-828-5761

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Since its founding in 1880, Bridgewater College has advanced with the times, yet upheld an educational philosophy that champions excellence, values, scholarship, meaningful activities, and service to the community. Bridgewater has led the way in developing leaders in fields such as business, industry, medicine, law, communications and education. The first coeducational college in Virginia, Bridgewater was the first four-year, private, liberal arts college in Virginia to admit women.

bridgewater_college2.jpgAcademically, Bridgewater offers a breadth of intellectual experiences while allowing for proficiency in specific disciplines. Bridgewater’s dedication to liberal arts reflects a commitment to writing, public speaking, analytical and critical thinking, and global awareness and understanding.

Bridgewater College is committed to developing the whole person. The college has created a liberal arts curriculum that helps students gain as complete a self-understanding as possible. Students discover how they think while exploring new ways of thinking. Life at Bridgewater is as much about learning as it is about transformation.

Located in the scenic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia within the community of Bridgewater, the college offers a quiet, safe environment in which to learn.

Bridgewater is easily accessible from Interstate 81, not far from the city of Harrisonburg.

Bridgewater College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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