FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT LECTURER COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES
The Department of Biomedical Health Sciences within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Vermont seeks an applicant for a full-time, nine-month non-tenure track position in the area of Health Sciences. We invite applications at the rank of lecturer. This 9-month position begins in the Fall of 2020.
This undergraduate program, currently an applicant for accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health,prepares students for careers in health-related fields through a core curriculum that integrates social, behavioral and analytic areas of public health and health sciences. There are abundant opportunities for inter-professional collaborations with the Vermont Department of Health, the University of Vermont Medical Center, The University of Vermont Health Network, the Vermont Cancer Center, the UVM College of Medicine, and the College of Arts and Sciences.
The successful candidate will be committed to health equity and excellence in undergraduate teaching and employ innovative and inclusive practices in the classroom. Candidates with an interest and/or experience in service-learning and community partnership development, Global Health and Epidemiology are highly desirable.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will assume a range of responsibilities that include:
Teaching and advising in the undergraduate Health Sciences program;
Supervision of undergraduate students in service-learning and internship settings;
Collaborating with Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences faculty and staff in program development, scholarship and service;
Collaborate and engage in department governance as well as service and outreach activities at the college, university, regional, state, national and international levels.
The Department The Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences is part of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences (https://www.uvm.edu/cnhs/bhsc). The successful candidate will join a department with tenure track, clinical faculty, lecturers and staff that are dedicated to educating the nearly 300 undergraduate students and 15 graduate students in our programs. Program offerings include undergraduate majors in Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Radiation Science and Health Sciences and an MLS Master’s degree.
The Community UVM is located in Burlington, Vermont, which is rated as one of the best small cities in the country. The greater Burlington area has an increasingly diverse population of about 125,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on the shore of Lake Champlain, between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York State. The surrounding area provides an environment rich in cultural, civic and recreational activities. Vermont has a deep history of social activism and political participation. It offers many opportunities for collaborative partnerships in community and state-wide human service and social change organizations in multiple fields of practice, including state agencies.
Application Process: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 15th.
For more detailed information about us, visit our web pages at the Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences; the College of Nursing and Health Sciences website, www.uvm.edu/cnhs; and the University of Vermont’s website, www.uvm.edu.
The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service and research, scholarship or creative arts. We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Openness, Justice and Responsibility. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.
Anticipated starting date is August 24, 2020.Please apply online at www.uvmjobs.com. Include 1) a cover letter with a brief description of your interest in and qualifications for this position; 2) a current curriculum vitae 3) a separate statement on how you will contribute to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence at the University of Vermont. For more information about the position, please contact:
Deborah Hinchey, MPH Director, Health Sciences Program Department of Biomedical and Health Sciences University of Vermont Deborah.email@example.com
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.
Advanced degree and expertise in Public Health, Health Education, Health Promotion or related field. A terminal degree is preferred; however, individuals with a Master’s degree and relevant experience will also be considered.
Successful experience in teaching at the college/university level.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice and experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations.
Strong collegial, communication, and collaborative teamwork skills.
Internal Number: 00021219
About University of Vermont
Established in 1791, the University of Vermont is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States. Our academic programs combine faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution. UVM’s tradition of equity and social justice extends not only to faculty, staff, and students, but also is reflected in a commitment to environmentally sound and sustainable practices.
The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is home to more approximately 1200 students in eight different health professions comprising seven undergraduate and six graduate degree programs including an interdisciplinary PhD. The College is committed to inter-professional education and practice and educational innovation. We are part of an academic health sciences center including Vermont’s tertiary care hospital, the Larner College of Medicine and a state of the art interdisciplinary clinical simulation laboratory, within proximity to the University campus.