Assistant Professor (Health Education) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Description of Position: Assistant Professor of Health Education in a department which offers a Bachelor of Science in Public Health, CEPH accredited Master of Public Health in Community Health Education, and Doctor of Philosophy in Health Education.

Responsibilities of the Position:

  1. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in health education.
  2. Prepare students in content/methods/issues classes for various settings in which health educators' function, based on the health education areas of responsibilities and competencies.
  3. Advise graduate students and serve on thesis and doctoral committees.
  4. Initiate and implement a focused research agenda leading to publications in national peer-reviewed journals.
  5. Develop grant proposals designed to secure external funding for research and training projects.
  6. Work with the faculty in interactions with other departments in the college and university to advance health education on campus.
  7. Serve the public and constituencies of the Department, the College, and the University.


  1. All applicants must possess a Ph.D. in health education or related field. Applicants who have completed all but the dissertation and who expect to complete all requirements for the doctorate prior to August 15, 2015, will be considered. If official evidence of the appointee's completion of the earned doctorate is not received by August 15, 2015, the position offered will be a nine-month, term appointment at the rank of Instructor and at a reduced salary.
  2. Preference may be given to applicants holding a Master of Public Health (MPH).
  3. Applicants must show potential for the development of a record of research leading to scholarly publications in nationally refereed journals.
  4. Preferred teaching and research interests are community health education and public health.
  5. Preference will be given to applicants with an interest and/or experience in securing external funding for research.
  6. Persons applying for these positions must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as required by Illinois state law.

Appointment: This is a continuing, tenure-track appointment. Appointment is on a nine-month academic year basis. Contingent on available funding and demand for teaching assignments, an additional summer session appointment may be possible. Progress in rank will require demonstration of productivity in research and publication, teaching, and service.

Effective Date of Employment: August 16, 2015

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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  • Assistant Professor (Health Education)
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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