Assistant Professor - Health Studies - Texas Woman's University in Denton Texas

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Texas Woman's University

Denton, Texas 76204

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Criteria for Assistant Professor:


Earned doctorate in Health Education/Promotion, Public Health, or related area. Preferred qualifications include university teaching experience, a history of publication and procurement of external funding, experience in research and evaluation design, graduate-level statistics, internet-based distance education, and electronic instructional technology. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated achievement in the field of public health/health education with evidence of teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, scholarly publications and securing extramural funding, and earned CHES/MCHES.


Teaching a variety of graduate and undergraduate health education courses, including online classes; guiding graduate student work on papers, theses, dissertations; involvement in research, scholarly publications, and service (departmental, university, and professional). Preferred teaching areas include, but are not limited to Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Community Health Education, Program Planning and Evaluation, Grant Writing, Research Methods, Ethnic and Cultural Health, Global Health and Health Informatics.


Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

General Information:

Texas Woman's University is a comprehensive public university, primarily for women, with an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students. The University's main campus is in Denton, with other campus locations in Dallas and Houston. The Department of Health Studies, with nine full-time faculty, offers, the B.S., B.A.S., M.S., and PhD. Degrees in Health Studies. Approximately 300 undergraduate and 70 graduate students are currently enrolled in these programs. The curricula are designed to prepare graduates to function in a variety of health education and health promotion professional environments, including community, worksite, health care, public health, and academic setting. For more information regarding Texas Woman's University, this position, and benefits, please visit our website at

To Apply:

The position is available September 1, 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application; professional vita; transcripts, and the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five references specific to this position to: (Email Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number).  Job Code:  16HS-HS01

Website: Inquiries about this position may be made by contacting Dr. Roger Shipley at 940-898-2860 or

Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate. TWU is a "Tobacco Free Campus".

Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Health Studies
  • Assistant Professor - Health Studies
  • Health Education & Promotion
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume