Assistant Professor of Health Promotion

Virginia, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


The College of Health Sciences at the University of Lynchburg invites applications for a tenure-track full-time position in the Health Promotion Department beginning July 1, 2021.  

The successful applicant must be willing to strive for teaching excellence, to experiment with new pedagogies, and collaborate with colleagues from diverse disciplines in support of the institution’s liberal arts mission.  An earned terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD, or equivalent) in Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Science, or similar health-related field is required with CHES/MCHES certification desired. Candidates nearing completion of a terminal degree (ABD status) will be considered if the degree can be conferred by mid-August of 2021.  The ability to teach in the areas of human disease, medical terminology, drugs and behavior management, and emergency preparedness planning and management are strongly desired. A strong research agenda, experience with grant writing, and evidence of community involvement are strongly desired. The selected candidate must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a statement of teaching philosophy, a current curriculum vitae, graduate and undergraduate official transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to Dr. Beth McKinney, Associate Professor, Health Promotion Program and Master of Public Health, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501. Electronic submissions are also welcome and should be sent to For more information about the University of Lynchburg, please visit our website at EOE.

The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community.