Assistant Professor, Health Sciences (Six Positions)
James Madison University
Location: Harrisonburg , Virginia
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Salary: Commensurate With Experience
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
College / University
6 openings available.
Internal Number: 177339
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 tenure track 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 multiple tenure track faculty hires seeking a fulfilling and engaging academic career, beginning Fall 2022. The 10-month tenure-track instructional faculty positions will be filled at the rank of Assistant Professor.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidates will teach assigned undergraduate courses within the B.S. in Health Sciences curriculum (https://www.healthsci.jmu.edu/). Faculty should be prepared to teach multiple courses in areas contributing to our engaging curriculum, such as human disease, global health, research methods and program planning, implementation and evaluation. Some degree of previous university teaching experience is preferred.
Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree (earned by the start date) 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 commitment to excellence in teaching, research and service. Potential for all three areas should be evident. 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). We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to a diverse scholarly environment.
To apply, visit https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/10476 or go to joblink.jmu.edu and reference posting F1757. Review of applications will begin 12/11/2021, and the position will remain open until filled. The salary shall be commensurate with experience. For more information, contact either of the co-chairs of the search committee, Dr. Stephanie Baller or Dr. Katherine Ott Walter (email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com).
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.