ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HEALTH & HUMAN SCIENCES (SPECIALTY IN HEALTH EDUCATION)
Start Date August 2022
The Department of Health and Human Sciences seeks a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in Health and Human Sciences with a specialty and credentialing in health education. Additional responsibilities will include advising, and mentoring students; supervising clinical and/or practicum experiences; and participating in departmental and committee tasks.
The successful candidate will be required to teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate level within the Department of Health & Human Sciences based on expertise e.g., research methods, personal and community health, health promotions.
QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD or EdD in Health Education or a related field is required. Candidates who are ABD may be considered if their degree is expected to be conferred prior to August 1, 2022. The desired candidate must be a Certified Health Education Specialist or have extensive background in working with clients in health education settings.
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.
APPLY: Please complete the online application at www.bridgewater.edu/careers, attaching a cover letter, cv, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy. Additionally, have three references to sign and submit letters to [email protected]
DEADLINE: Full consideration will be given to those applicants who submit application materials by January 31, 2022.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Dr. Donna Hoskins at 540-828-5458 or [email protected].
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