Coppin State University, a fully accredited institution and a member of the University System of Maryland, is accepting applications for a Full-Time Non Tenure Track Faculty in Health Education. Founded in 1900, Coppin is an urban, residential, historically black university offering 53 majors, and 12 graduate degree programs to nearly 4,000 students enrolled in day, evening, on-line, and weekend undergraduate and graduate courses.
The Department of Health and Human Performance at Coppin State University invites applications for a full-time contractual position specializing in the area of Health Education beginning July 2013. The individual in this position will teach evidence-based courses in the Health Education Studies Program. The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester and the successful applicant must be able to teach a variety of core health education courses including personal health, human sexuality, health and wellness, drug abuse education, health and urban living and nutrition, exercise and weight control.
The successful candidate will be expected to serve on Departmental, and University-wide committees, advise students, and participate in campus to community partnerships.
- Doctorate Degree is required in health education or public health.
- ABD candidates will also be considered if there is evidence that the candidate will complete the degree within one year.
- CHES Certification is also preferred.
- Preference will be given to those with university teaching experience in one or more of the following: personal health, health behavior change, human sexuality, drug abuse education, nutrition education, health program planning and evaluation and minority health issues.
- Applicants must possess commitment to excellence in teaching, research, service, and an obvious potential for scholarly activity.
- Applicants must have demonstrated the ability to work successfully with students of diverse backgrounds with sensitivity to their needs and concerns.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to utilize technology in the classroom are required.
Applicants must submit a letter that describes their health educational philosophy, career goals, teaching experience, and research interests relative to this position. They must also submit official transcripts, detailed curriculum vitae, proof of CHES certification, and three letters of reference. Items should be mailed to:
Coppin State University
Office of Human Resources
2500 West North Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21216-3698
Email: email@example.com 
Note: Incomplete packets will not receive consideration. Be sure to include vacancy #C20111 in your letter of interest. Complete application packets must be received by December 26, 2012.