The Department of Applied Human Sciences at the University of Minnesota Duluth invites candidates with teaching and research expertise in Public Health to apply for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Responsibilities include teaching in Public Health Education and Promotion, research and service. Start date is August 20, 2018.
About the Department
The Department of Applied Human Sciences (AHS) is one of five departments within the College of Education and Human Service Professions. AHS is department home to 22 full-time and 16 part-time faculty members with teaching and research interests in multiple degree programs: Public Health Education & Promotion, Physical Education, Exercise Science and Environmental and Outdoor Education.
The mission of the department is to study human movement, health, and the environment as well as how these areas of study impact each other. We prepare students to succeed as professionals in our recognized major areas. These majors are content rich, laboratory supported and field-based, resulting in high quality, professionally associated, accredited, and solution-focused curricula. Faculty accomplish the mission of the department through effectiveness in teaching, productivity in research or other creative activity, and contributions in service.
The bachelor of applied science (B.A.Sc.) in Public Health Education & Promotion provides students with skills to assess, plan, implement, administer, and evaluate individual, community and policy-level health interventions. Graduates are prepared for successful careers in a variety of settings. More information is available at d.umn.edu/ahs.
The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.
The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the University of Minnesota Disability Specialist at 612-624-3316.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
Individuals from underrepresented groups and US military veterans are encouraged to apply.
If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact MSRS or PERA for any eligibility limitations.
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Background Check Information
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
Applicants for the position of Assistant Professor are required to have: • Earned doctorate in Public Health, Health Education or related discipline from an accredited institution. Degree must be completed by start date of appointment. • A clearly articulated research agenda. • Commitment to working with diverse populations and fostering diversity across campus.
Applicants for the position of Associate Professor must meet the requirements above and possess a distinguished record of academic achievement (scholarly research, teaching, and service) that satisfies the criteria for Associate Professor status in the Department of Applied Human Sciences at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
Preferred Qualifications: • Teaching experience in Public Health Education & Promotion (PHEP), especially in the areas of Epidemiology and Research Methods in Public Health. • Experience in developing and teaching courses across the curriculum within the Department of Applied Human Sciences. • Experience and/or research working with diverse populations. • Knowledge of advisement and mentoring undergraduate students. • Experience with accreditation of Public Health academic programs. • Eligibility for CHES, MCHES, or CPH certifications. • Work experience in public health settings.
About the U of M
University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD)
The University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) consistently ranks among the top Midwestern, regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" issue.
Overlooking Lake Superior, UMD provides an alternative to both large research and small liberal arts environments and attracts students looking for a person...alized learning experience on a medium-sized campus of a major university. A firm liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional degree programs, as well as professional and graduate students that draw on UMD's many research institutes and labs.
Duluth, a community of 85,000, is nestled on a hillside above Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world. Rocky cliffs, miles of wooded trails, and beautiful vistas make Duluth perfect for year-round outdoor activities. It has been rated by Outdoor Living as the best city for outdoor activities in the U.S. Historic canal park, a thriving arts/performance community, and top regional medical facilities serve people from miles around. More information at http://www.visitduluth.com/.