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Bridgewater College
Bridgewater, Virginia
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Four-Year Institution

(Community and Personal Health Educator)

 The Department of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) seeks a full-time, Instructor of HHS beginning January 1, 2024.

Successful candidates will have an M.S or M.A in Health Education or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates who possess the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credential, can demonstrate successful practical experience in community health education, the ability to work in a team environment, and the ability to relate their professional experience and knowledge to the needs and interests of students in a small college environment.  Primary responsibilities include teaching courses such as health promotions, personal and community health, and implementing health education programs.  Additional responsibilities will include recruiting, advising, and mentoring students and participating in departmental and school tasks.

Pay is competitive, and salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers a full benefits package, including paid tuition at the College for eligible dependents.

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.


APPLICATION:  Please complete the online application at  and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a statement addressing the contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Please upload three letters of recommendation or forward letters to

DEADLINE: We will begin reviewing applications on October 21, 2023.

COMMITMENT TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: Bridgewater College, an equal opportunity provider and employer, is a welcoming and vibrant community committed to supporting a diverse workforce and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation or any characteristic protected by law.

Non-Discrimination Notice:

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:

Annual Security Report

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


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