Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Open Rank-Instructional Professor

Employer
Texas A&M School of Public Health
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Apr 13, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Description

The CEPH-accredited School of Public Health at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full‐time, residential non-tenure instructional track professor for the Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing department with a commitment to scholarly inquiry in a broad spectrum of areas.

The successful candidate will work with multidisciplinary and academic teams to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in health promotion and community health sciences and other areas of public health, provide academic advising and mentoring for Master of Public Health students, and contribute to public health pedagogy through scholarship. The teaching load is seven courses per year; percent effort is 90% teaching and 10% service and scholarly activities. This 9‐month appointment would start August 1, 2022, although an earlier start date is possible.

About the Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences

The department has five tenured and tenure track faculty members, six non-tenure earning faculty and staff members, and is home to 60 graduate students. It offers a traditional Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in health promotion and community health sciences as well as a health promotion and community health sciences concentration in the school-wide Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) in Public Health Sciences. Additionally, Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences faculty teach in the School’s undergraduate generalist degree program, which has nearly 800 students.

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged and will be actively sought. The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.

The school engages in strategies to create and sustain an inclusive climate for all, building an environment in which diversity of experiences, thoughts, personal and professional backgrounds are valued and leveraged to strengthen our school. We seek individuals who are committed to eradicating institutionalized barriers to progress across all realms (health, economic, education) in their leadership, research, teaching and/or service. Ideal candidates should be eager to continue and expand their efforts upon joining our team. 

The School of Public Health is the only unit among the health science center holding qualifications and membership in the Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS; https://www.hshps.org/about ). The ideal candidate will have experience in working with, creating, and leading diverse groups. 

Additional Information

Located in College Station, TX on the flagship campus of the Texas A&M University System, the CEPH-accredited School of Public Health (SPH) has over 60 faculty in four departments. Texas A&M University, a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution, was the state’s first public institution of higher learning, is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and boasts world-class resources available to SPH faculty.

Qualifications

Minimum requirements:  Doctoral degree in social and behavioral health, public health, or related field

Preferred qualifications:

  • Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring students 
  • Experience developing and teaching courses online
Application Instructions

All applications materials should be submitted through or uploaded to Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/86021. Please provide: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter including teaching philosophy, 3) a statement of teaching interests, and 4) a diversity statement. Additionally, please provide a list of five (5) references; references will be contacted if you are selected for an interview.

Questions regarding this posting may be sent to Dr. Eric Wilson, Assistant Dean for Accountability and Strategic Initiatives, at eric.wilson@tamu.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.