Collegiate Asst/Assoc Professor Public Health
The Public Health Program (https://publichealth.vt.edu) in the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (http://www.vetmed.vt.edu) at Virginia Tech offers a Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) degree and is seeking applications for a Collegiate Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health with expertise in infectious diseases, One Health, and health equity, and a major commitment to the instructional mission of the department. The successful candidate: (1) must be an effective teacher in the discipline and able to create new teaching materials through evaluating research that applies to public health; (2) teach an average of three undergraduate public health classes each semester; (3) mentor undergraduate students; (4) conduct research related to the discipline and/or pedagogy resulting in peer reviewed publications and presentations at local, state, or national conferences; (5) serve on departmental, college, or university committees as a contributing member of the department and the broader university community; (6) provide outreach and professional service in technical and professional societies and associations; (7) support advancing One Health in public health; (8) work collaboratively across disciplines to enhance the curricula and promote teaching excellence; and (9) Virginia Tech’s motto, Ut Prosim (that I may serve) is a program core value with the expectation that faculty will engage in scholarship, practice and volunteer work in our surrounding communities in Southwest and Southside Virginia, the Commonwealth, Central Appalachia, the Nation and the world. Please note this is a full-time, in-person position as it is essential for student support; however, the Department of Population Health Sciences supports flexibility to telework while in a modified, reduced, essential or closure operation status or emergences situations such as the Covid-19 pandemic. The chosen candidate will be asked to complete a telework agreement during onboarding.
For more information regarding collegiate faculty see https://www.provost.vt.edu/faculty_affairs/faculty_handbook/chapter05/chapter05.html
PhD/DrPH in public health or terminal degree in related discipline
Expertise in infectious diseases, One Health, and health equity
Record of teaching effectiveness commensurate with collegiate faculty Assistant or Associate Rank
Record of scholarship commensurate with Assistant or Associate rank
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty across disciplines
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
MPH or equivalent experience in public health
Undergraduate teaching in public health or related field
Willingness to engage with and mentor students through experiential learning
Review of applicants will begin on May 12, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check
About Virginia Tech
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.
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Advertised: April 9, 2021