Detailed Job Description
Description of Position: Assistant Professor of Health Education, full-time and tenure-track position in a department which offers a Bachelor of Science in Health Education, CEPH accredited Master of Public Health, and Doctor of Philosophy in Health Education. This position is contingent on available funding.
Responsibilities of the Position:
- Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in health education/public health.
- Prepare students in content/methods/issues classes for various settings in which health educators function, based on the health education areas of responsibility and competencies.
- Advise graduate students and serve on thesis and doctoral committees.
- Initiate and implement a focused research agenda leading to publications in national peer-reviewed journals.
- Develop grant proposals designed to secure external funding for research and training projects.
- Work with the faculty in other departments in the college and university to advance health education on campus.
- Serve the public and constituencies of the Department, the College, and the University.
Requirements of Candidates:
- All candidates must possess a Ph.D. in health education, public health, or related field. Applicants for the rank of Assistant Professor who have completed all but the dissertation (ABD) and who expect to complete all requirements for the doctorate by August 15, 2016 will be considered. If official evidence of the appointee's completion of the earned doctorate is not received by August 15, 2016, the position offered will be nine-month, term appointment at the rank of Instructor and at a lower salary than that of an Assistant Professor.
- Applicants for the rank of Assistant Professor must show potential for the development of a record of research leading to scholarly publications in nationally refereed journals.
- Preference may be given to applicants holding a Master's of Public Health (MPH) and/or Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).
- Preferred teaching and research interests are community health education and public health.
- Preference will be given to applicants with an interest and/or experience in securing external funding for research.
- Persons applying for this position must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as required by Illinois state law.
Appointment and Salary: This is a continuing appointment. Appointments are 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 and salary will require demonstration of productivity in research and publication, teaching, and service.
Effective Date of Employment: August 16, 2016Application Instructions:
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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.