The Department of Health Sciences at James Madison University offers a dynamic Bachelors of Health Sciences curriculum. The awarded credential provides opportunities for immediate employment in multiple allied health areas and a pathway to professional school and graduate study in medicine, optometry, pharmacy, nursing, public health and other professional preparation programs. This has created intense student interest and opportunities to expand instructional faculty. Health Sciences is a growing department with a dynamic vision for learning and practice in allied health located at a nationally and internationally prominent institution which is transitioning to R2 status and is engaging in a comprehensive plan to address diversity, equity and inclusion.
The College of Health and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) is working to identify and dismantle oppressive racist and discriminatory policies, practices, and processes while advancing inclusive excellence and promoting a CHBS culture in which every member can flourish. We are especially interested in qualified candidates with a demonstrated commitment towards building equitable and inclusive environments. Join us in achieving our goal of continuing to grow as a diverse college and department that embodies an atmosphere of belonging
We invite applications for a renewable term Lecturer 10-month appointment to meet these positive growth trends, with an opening beginning Fall 2022.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will teach large (>150 students) Personal Wellness classes and undergraduate courses within the B.S. in Health Sciences curriculum (https://www.healthsci.jmu.edu/). Thus, competitive candidates will have prior university teaching experience and training and expertise with teaching large class sizes.
Candidates must have a doctoral, ABD, or MS degree in public health, health sciences, health education and promotion, or related field. Applicants holding a CHES and/or CPH credential may be given preference.
Candidates must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. As this position is for an RTA Lecturer, research and service expectations will not be the same as those for a tenure-track position. Candidates must also demonstrate an appreciation for the preparation of undergraduate students for graduate education or professional programs (e.g., public health, physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, medicine).
To apply, visit https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/10679 or go to joblink.jmu.edu and reference posting F1758. Review of application will begin 12/11/2021, and the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience. For more information, contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Debra Sutton (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.