Department of Public Health Studies, Assistant Professor. Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Public Health Studies, beginning mid-August 2023. This position requires someone who holds a doctorate in public health or master’s degree in public health with a terminal degree in a closely related field. Candidates should bring an interdisciplinary perspective to public health, demonstrate high-quality and engaged teaching. Candidates should have evidence of a research agenda that is translational to the undergraduate setting and expertise that further augments and expands upon the expertise of the current faculty in the department. Teaching responsibilities will include Epidemiology, and Introduction to Public Health as well as special topic courses relating to one’s area of expertise, and courses in the Elon Core Curriculum.
Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of equity and inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter.
The Public Health Studies Department is one of the largest majors in the College of Arts and Sciences. Candidates must have an interest and/or experience mentoring undergraduates in collaborative research by integrating students into their own scholarship or mentoring student research given their practice experience. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at http://www.elon.edu/.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be received by October 3, 2022 to be assured full consideration. Send letter of application, CV, diversity and inclusion statement, statement of teaching philosophy (please include evidence of teaching effectiveness), statement of research interests, transcripts (can be unofficial), and contact information for three references to Dr. Stephanie Baker, Chair of the Search Committee, at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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