The Department of International and Global Studies at Mercer University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Global Health Studies.
Starting Date: August 1, 2018
Responsibilities: Duties will consist of teaching seven undergraduate courses per year. Courses taught may include, but are not limited to: Introduction to Global Health, Epidemiology, Research Design, and Senior Project. The successful candidate will take part in the evaluation and refinement of the undergraduate degree in Global Health Studies, and have the opportunity to develop new courses in his or her area of specialization. The successful candidate will be expected to help inspire and develop new study abroad and international service-learning experiences, to encourage undergraduate research, and to actively participate in college wide core programs such as the Integrative Studies series and/or Great Books.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application: Candidates should access https://www.mercerjobs.com to complete a brief online application and attach: a) a cover letter, b) current CV, c) statement of teaching philosophy d) statement of scholarly interests, and e) provide names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three references. The cover letter should highlight the candidate’s strengths and experience in the areas of teaching and student advising.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs to more than 8,500 students enrolled in 12 schools and colleges. The academic cornerstone of the university, the College of Liberal Arts, is a highly selective, residential institution enrolling over 1,700 students. Recently awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University is located in historic Macon, Georgia, which is about an hour south of Atlanta. For additional information about Mercer and the Department of International and Global Studies, please email Dr. Eimad Houry at email@example.com, or consult the following websites: http://www.mercer.edu, or the department web at http://cla.mercer.edu/global/
Qualifications: A PhD in a social science focused on global health, or a DrPH in Global Health from an accredited college/university is required. Degree must be completed by the start date noted above. We are looking for a colleague who is broadly trained in global health studies and is able to teach epidemiology, develop new global health courses, and support other existing programs in the department. Strong preference will be given to candidates with interdisciplinary training, a background in liberal arts education, and whose scholarship is focused on health issues in Latin America. Successful candidates must show promise of excellence in teaching, and evidence of scholarly activity. Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
Mercer University is one of America’s oldest and most distinctive institutions of higher learning, offering rigorous programs that span the undergraduate liberal arts to doctoral-level degrees. With more than 8,600 students enrolled in 12 schools and colleges on campuses in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah; three medical school sites in Macon, Savannah and Columbus; and at Regional Academic Centers aro...und the state, Mercer is consistently ranked among the nation’s leading institutions by such publications as U.S. News & World Report, which in 2014 named Mercer as the No. 1 Best Value in the South. Our more than 71,000 alumni are making important contributions to their professions and communities throughout Georgia, the Southeast and the world. Mercer University is an NCAA Division I institution and competes in the Southern Conference. The mission of the Mercer University Athletic Department is to develop well-rounded student-athletes academically, athletically and socially. The program is committed to integrity, sportsmanship and equal opportunity for all students and staff. For more information about Mercer University, please visit us online at www.mercer.edu. To view all employment opportunities, visit the employment site at https://www.mercerjobs.com.