Assistant Professor of Health Science

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Health Science

Additional Information

Benefits and Community


Appointment Type


Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year


The Department of Nutrition and Health Science has a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Health Science. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in health science to include undergraduate courses in health education epidemiology and graduate courses in nutrition epidemiology, conducting scholarly research, and providing service to the university and profession.

Minimum Qualifications

A doctoral degree in Community or Public Health Education/Promotion from an accredited institution.

Authorization to work in the US

Employer will consider sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

One (1) academic year of part-time teaching and research in Community or Public Health at the college or university level, gained concurrently with degree program or at any time.

Successful college or university teaching experience in courses such as Public Health Research Methodology, Health Education Epidemiology, and Nutrition Epidemiology.

Certified Health Education Specialist ( CHES )/Master Certified Health Education Specialist ( MCHES ) eligible.

A record of quality scholarly accomplishments, including refereed publications, presentations, and research funding

Required Certifications/Licensures

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised


EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 7 academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.


Nutrition & Health Science:900060

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Number of Vacancies


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Applications Accepted Through Date


Open Until Filled


Information regarding transcripts

Transcripts required (even if obtained at BSU) at time of application, showing the date degree was conferred from granting institution. Original, official transcripts are required at time of hire. Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Applicants are required to submit a CV, cover letter, doctoral transcripts and a document outlining their defined line of scholarship. The defined line of scholarship document must be uploaded in the document type of “Other.”

Applicants may elect to upload teaching evaluations, but this is optional.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

For inquiries regarding vacancy please contact:
Dr. Alyce Fly
Dept. of Nutrition and Health Science

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Doctorate Transcripts
  4. Other
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Evaluations

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