Assistant Professor of Community Health

University of South Carolina Upstate
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 08, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

University of South Carolina Upstate
Assistant Professor of Community Health

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment. Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

Job Description: Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/or Greenville campus. The School of Education, Human Performance, and Health seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant level for the Community Health Program. The successful candidate for this position will teach courses focused on community health and related fields, which could include health equity and disparity, health and wellness of vulnerable populations, maternal and child health, gerontology, and behavioral health. The candidate will participate in the creation of a program focused on community health related fields in collaboration with the area Community Health Agencies. Experience teaching diverse populations of students at the college/university level required, as well as a commitment to work collegially with faculty and stakeholders from diverse cultural backgrounds. Candidates interested in understanding barriers to well-being and health, and for whom working to maximize equity and opportunity is a priority, are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in community health, public health, global health, epidemiology, or a related discipline (e.g. health psychology, health education);ABDcandidates with planned completion date by August 15, 2021, will be considered. University-level teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required. An emerging research agenda focused on community health, with presentations and/or publications in community health or related field is also required. A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates will possess appropriate professional certifications and have the ability to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Experience with online/hybrid teaching preferred. A record of external funding with potential for growth, as well as experience with community-based research or service to culturally diverse and traditionally under-served populations preferred.

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Contact information:
Dr. Sarah Hunt-Barron, Associate Dean
School of Education, Human Performance and Health
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.