Associate, or Full
Health and Wellness
Promotion and Coaching
Position: Associate or Full
Appointment: Eight-month, full-time,
tenure-stream: starting Fall 2022
Description: The School of Education at the
University of Pittsburgh is seeking an associate or full professor
in Health and Wellness Promotion and Coaching. This person would
join the Department of Health and Human Development’s programs that
focus on exercise science, clinical exercise physiology, and health
and wellness programming and promotion.
Our new colleague will join us at an exciting time as we
reimagine and create new programming specific to health and
wellness coaching and create innovative approaches to research,
teaching, and engagement in ways that attend to equity and justice.
We are a vibrant and growing community of researchers and
practitioners examining critical issues in behavioral science,
health promotion, exercise science, and chronic disease management.
This hire would have opportunities to contribute to regional and
national conversations about the role of health coaching and
promotion in programs designed to prepare pratitioners to better
connect healthy lifestyles to learning and access. The person will
have opportunities to teach and advise undergraduate, masters,
Ph.D. and Ed.D students. We see this position as directly aligned
with the School of Education
mission/vision that makes clear “we ignite learning, pursue and
produce knowledge, and advance educational excellence” and “we
approach learning as intertwined with health, wellness, and human
- Earned doctorate in health psychology, health education,
counseling, exercise science, nutrition, public health, or a
closely related field;
- Demonstrated excellence in university-level teaching in health
and wellness programming and promotion, behavior change, health
- Strong record of peer-reviewed publication and success with
external funding for research and practice/engagement work.
- Expertise in behavioral science/behavior change, motivational
interviewing, health promotion, health coaching, and/or health
- Certified Health and Wellness Coach or Certified Health
- Interest in designing and teaching online and hybrid
undergraduate and graduate courses.
Applicants should submit:
- Letter of application
- One writing sample
- List of six references (Associate/Full) (References will only
be contacted and asked to submit a letter if candidate advances to
initial interview round.)
Full consideration will be given to complete applications
submitted by October 24, 2021 to
and will continue until position is filled.
For assistance with submission questions, please contact Megan
Brennan at email@example.com.
For questions about the position, please contact Kelliann Davis
at firstname.lastname@example.org or Brian Galla
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/ Equal
Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human
dignity and diversity, EOE, including disability/vets.