University of St. Thomas

Tenure Track Faculty - Public Health

5 days left

Location
Minneapolis
Posted
Aug 31, 2017
Closes
Sep 30, 2017
Ref
2017-3037
Contact
University of St. Thomas
Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Overview:

The University of St. Thomas Department of Health and Human Performance invites applications for a tenure-track position in Public Health.

We seek applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and who are dedicated to developing an active research program that engages students. We are particularly interested in applicants who have teaching or research interests in nutrition and public health.

The successful applicant will teach undergraduate public health courses; supervise student projects; engage students in research opportunities; and participate in building the overall vision and growth of our Public Health program.

We encourage applications from candidates who have experience with a variety of teaching methods and demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students. This new faculty member also will provide leadership in developing curricula and experiential learning opportunities, with internships in public health sectors and service-learning throughout the community.


Qualifications:

The qualified candidate must have excellent ability to teach undergraduates and incorporate them into meaningful research.

A Ph.D. (U.S. or foreign equivalent degree) in Public Health or a related field required or alternatively, ABD candidates will be considered.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.

The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications from a diverse applicant pool.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than "Jobs at St. Thomas", the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Special Instructions to Candidates:

All application materials must be submitted online at http://www.stthomas.edu/jobs/. Emailed materials will not be accepted.

Candidates will first be asked to (step 1) create an applicant profile and upload the required documents (listed below) and then (step 2) submit an online application and voluntary EEO form.

Interested applicants should upload the following 4 documents to their profile (part of step 1):

1) A curriculum vita (upload into the "Resume" field)
2) A statement of teaching philosophy and experience, including evidence of teaching effectiveness and brief summary of your approach to inclusion and diversity in the classroom (uploaded into the "Teaching Philosophy" field)
3) A description of research agenda including how your research can engage undergraduate students (upload into the "Description of Research Agenda" field)
4) A copy of academic transcripts (upload into the "Graduate Transcripts" field)

Please copy/paste a brief letter expressing interest, qualifications, experience for the position into the "Cover Letter" section of the application (part of step 2).

Candidates should complete the reference section of the application (part of step 2). Please list the names and contact information for three references. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate.

To ensure full consideration for the position, all application materials must be received by Friday, October 6, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.


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