Assistant/Associate Professor-Public Health Administration and Health Sciences

Tennessee State University

Nashville, TN

Job posting number: #7238142

Posted: April 22, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description
Tennessee State University is seeking a candidate to fill a nine (9) month – Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health, Health Administration, and Health Sciences to transform lives, prepare a diverse population of leaders, and contribute to economic and community development through scholarly inquiry, research, and service beginning in the Fall 2024. The selected candidate will teach undergraduate public health, health administration, and health sciences classes. The candidate will conduct scholarly activities, recruit and advise students in the program, coordinate field placement activities, and develop partnerships with internal and external communities, assist with self-study, curriculum revision, and other duties as assigned.
Full-time faculty have a primary nine (9) month contract base on a minimum workload of 15 credit hours in the Fall and 15 credit hours in the Spring; teaching opportunities beyond contractual obligations, including during the summer may be available for additional compensation based upon departmental need.
Minimum Qualifications
Applicants should possess a doctorate (DrPH or PhD) in public health or a related health field. Those in the A.B.D. phase will be considered, preference for those completing the degree before Fall 2024. A strong candidate will possess high-quality innovative instruction skills with experience or willingness to teach in-person courses, online courses (synchronous and asynchronous), and hybrid; an active research agenda with evidence of, or potential for, publications and external funding; and a commitment to service to the department, college, university, profession, and community. Candidates should have outstanding management, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills to relate to diverse faculty members, staff, and students, and computer skills. Preferred experience with recruitment, retention, and program marketing strategies; self-study development; curriculum development; and academic advising.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment is contingent upon successfully completing a criminal background check as mandated by Tennessee State University.
Official transcripts for positions which require a post-secondary undergraduate degree, advanced degree and/or certification must be presented upon hire.
An unofficial transcript may be attached in the “Transcript” section.
You will be required to provide names and contact information for three references during your application to the posting. If you are the recommended candidate for the position, our online hiring system will automatically generate solicitation for these letters using contact information you provided.

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