College of Health & Human Services
School of Health and Applied Human Sciences
Public Health - Open Rank
Vacancy # 13F033
Position # 4239
The School of Health and Applied Human Sciences (SHAHS) in the College of Health and Human Services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) seeks an outstanding faculty member and visionary leader for an open rank, nine-month tenure-track position in the School’s Community Health Education (transitioning to Public Health) program beginning fall 2013. Appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank is dependent on qualifications. This position may also serve as the Program Coordinator.
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be responsible for:
- Teaching Public Health core courses and specialty courses in one or more of the 5 core Public Health disciplines.
- Producing a nationally visible line of scholarship in an area related to Public Health.
- Mentoring student research and providing academic advising to students in the degree program.
- Developing interprofessional collaborations with colleagues in the School and across the University.
- Serving on School, College, and University committees.
- Providing leadership as the Program Coordinator (depending on qualifications) which will include, but is not limited to, curriculum development, arranging course schedules, coordinating accreditation processes, and assisting with student recruitment.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess the following qualifications:
- Doctoral degree in Public Health/Biostatistics, Community Health Education, or closely-related field with at least 18 hours of graduate coursework closely related to Public Health (ABD will be considered but contract continuance is contingent upon completion of terminal degree).
- Demonstrated potential to develop a successful research program and grant activity in one or more core Public Health disciplines.
- Evidence of successful or potential for successful college teaching experience in a Public Health or closely-related curriculum.
- Evidence of successful technology integration in course delivery including Blackboard course management system.
- Evidence of successful community involvement including development of formal partnerships with relevant health-related agencies.
- Strong communication and leadership skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with constituents across the College and University.
Preferred Qualifications: It is preferred that applicants possess the following qualifications:
- Previous successful experience in academic leadership positions.
- Previous experience with accreditation (CEPH, SABPAC).
- Experience working with diverse populations.
- Successful research program and grant activity.
UNCW is one of 17 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina system with an enrollment of over 13,000. It offers over 70 undergraduate, 31 master’s, and two doctoral degree programs. At UNCW, passionate and engaged teaching, learning and research are valued. UNCW, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. UNCW is unique in its dedication to combining a commitment to excellence in teaching with research opportunities for student involvement. Located in the port city of Wilmington, the University is situated between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean.
To apply, please complete the online application process available on the Web at http://consensus.uncw.edu. A letter of application that describes academic qualifications and a vision for the future of undergraduate programs in public health, a curriculum vitae detailing teaching, research, service, and leadership experience in health-related programs, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Chair, Search Committee for Public Health, College of Health and Human Services, and attached to the online application - not emailed, mailed, or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Ms. Jennifer Coombs at (910) 962-3196. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 9, 2012; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. More information about the institution is available through http://www.uncw.edu/.
UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.