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Assistant Professor of Public Health



Shenandoah University’s College of Arts & Sciences is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Public Health. This will be a full time faculty position located at your main campus in Winchester, Virginia.

Our growing public health program seeks a highly collaborative candidate whose primary responsibility will be teaching undergraduate public health courses, both lower level and upper-division courses including but not limited to introduction to public health, health policy, research methods, and public health careers & leadership. This full-time, career-contract position will also include advising and mentoring public health majors. An on-campus, in-person presence is expected. The successful candidate will describe elective courses they would develop to complement the department’s strengths. Preference will be given to candidates who can expand the department's ability to provide research and/or other experiential opportunities to undergraduates.

Shenandoah University, a private, comprehensive university located 70 miles northwest of Washington, D.C., is committed to increasing the diversity of the university community and the curriculum. Faculty members are expected to participate in service to the university and the broader community, and are expected to be active scholars in their fields. The Department of Human and Environmental Health and Policy has a student-centered focus that includes advising and mentoring, and fosters the academic success of an increasingly diverse student population.

Required Skills

Requirements: PhD or DrPH in public health or related doctoral degree; Desire and/or experience in teaching and mentoring undergraduate students. Rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

How to Apply:

Complete application packets will include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, and the names and contact information of three professional references. As part of the letter of intent, please address the following: How will you support a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment at Shenandoah University? Feel free to draw upon your experiences and/or growing awareness.

*The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate is selected.*

**Note: A pre-employment background check will be required and a satisfactory driving record may be required as a condition of hire.

Shenandoah University values the unique and diverse perspectives of individuals and communities locally and globally and seeks to foster mutual understanding in an inviting community where individuals are welcome and respected. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical, or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, or on any other basis protected under applicable law.

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Not Applicable

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