Assistant Professor, Public Health

Employer
Husson University
Location
Bangor

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Faculty Jobs
Science & Technology, Life Sciences
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title:

Assistant Professor, Public Health

Campus:

Bangor

Posting Number:

F00134

Full or Part Time:

Full-Time

Position Type:

Faculty

Rank:

Faculty

Benefits Eligible:

Yes

Job Description Summary:

Husson University’s College of Science and Humanities invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Public Health to begin in fall 2022. The ideal candidate will have the academic background to teach online undergraduate or graduate courses in public health, global health, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and epidemiology. The successful candidate may also teach other online courses within the candidate’s area of specialization.

This position has responsibilities for both face-to-face and online teaching, as well as other disciplinary and departmental responsibilities.

Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3500 undergraduate and graduate students located in Bangor, Maine. The University is dedicated to offering premier professional programs designed to maximize experiential learning opportunities and student success.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The primary responsibilities of this position include teaching online courses for undergraduate students in the Healthcare Administration and Public Health major as well as graduate students in the Master of Public Health program. The successful candidate will also fulfill faculty expectations for teaching, undergraduate and graduate advising, service, and scholarship as outlined in university policies. The position requires teaching 24 credits of online courses per academic year.

Essential Functions:

  • Deliver online healthcare administration, public health, and other courses as assigned.
  • Be knowledgeable in the appropriate delivery of the content in an online format, use the MLS system Canvas, implement appropriate pedagogical techniques for the online environment, and provide student feedback and support in a professional, appropriate, clear, and rigorous manner.
  • Support development of online course curriculum as assigned.
  • Participate in assessment of program outcomes.
  • Use different learning modes and types of technology to engage students in an online environment.
  • Guide capstone projects in assigned programs as needed.
  • Advise students enrolled in the undergraduate Healthcare Administration and Public Health and/or online Master of Public Health program.
  • Support students with networking and career development.
  • Provide service to the College, particulate in admissions events, and interact with the internal and external community in a collegial and professional manner at all times.

Education and Experience:

Requirements for the position include an earned master’s degree in Public Health; doctoral degree in Public Health or a related field preferred, ABD considered. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to effective online teaching and student learning, and possess strong communication skills. Preference will be given to applications with previous higher education online teaching experience in the field of healthcare administration and public health.

EEO Statement:

Husson University is an Equal Employment Opportunity.

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A complete application must include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references (at least one must be able to discuss online teaching potential).

Quick Link to Posting:

https://husson.peopleadmin.com/postings/3420

Organization


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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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