Illinois, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Aug 19, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

College of Applied Health Sciences
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health



The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (illinois.edu) and the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health (kch.illinois.edu) is searching for an outstanding candidate for a nine-month, non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor. A strong candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate and/or graduate courses, coordinate and oversee student internships, and assist the Director of Graduate Studies in Community Health with dissertation approval.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO.

General Information

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is recognized as a leading public Research 1 institution with an exceptional and diverse portfolio of research, and a long history of successful interdisciplinary endeavors. The University's College of Applied Health Sciences (ahs.illinois.edu) houses the Center on Health, Aging and Disability (CHAD); the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES); and the Center for Wounded Veterans (CHEZ). The College is actively engaged in collaborative research with Carle Foundation Hospital, and the University's new engineering-based Carle Illinois College of Medicine promises further opportunities. Located within the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health is the Master of Public Health (MPH) program that has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 2013. The Department hosts a diverse group of faculty, students, and staff.

Home of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana is a community that combines active urban living with easygoing affordability. It has been consistently ranked among the nations' top cities for work-life balance.


Successful candidates should have an earned doctorate in public health, community health, kinesiology, nutrition, nursing, or a related field. Desired qualifications include, but are not limited to: expertise in health behavior and promotion, health administration, and environmental health; teaching experience in higher education; knowledge of community resources; strong writing skills, and internship oversight and coordination. The committee strongly encourages applications and nominations of women and persons in underrepresented groups.


Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with the applicant's record.

Application process

To apply, create a candidate profile at jobs.illinois.edu and select the position for which you are applying; then upload all required documents, including:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A list of names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers for at least three references. Candidates will be informed before references are contacted.

To ensure full consideration, please complete your application by September 11, 2020, however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews and inquiries may take place prior to the close date; however, no decision will be made until after the closing date. The anticipated starting date is January 16, 2021.

For additional information, please contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Kristi Carlson at (217) 300-0488 or carlso1@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.