Department of Public Health Studies, Assistant Professor. Elon University invites applications for two tenure-track, Assistant Professor positions in Public Health Studies, beginning mid-August, 2020. 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, have evidence of a research agenda, that is translational to the undergraduate setting, and have expertise that augments and expands upon the expertise of the current faculty in the department. Teaching responsibilities will include major requirements (e.g., Introduction to Public Health, Research Methods, and Introduction to Epidemiology), special topics 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 inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter.
The Public Health Studies Department is one of the largest departments 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 position is filled. Applications must be received January 21, 2020 to be assured full consideration. Send letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy (please include evidence of teaching effectiveness), statement of research interests, transcripts (can be unofficial), and three letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair at the email set up for the search (email@example.com).
Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
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About Elon University
Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at http://www.elon.edu.