Assistant/Associate Professor (2 positions) Primary Instructional Faculty – Public Health Program

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The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s College of Health Sciences seeks qualified faculty for its new Public Health Program in the School of Exercise & Sport Science, to begin Fall 2021. This is  a nine-month tenure-track position with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or  Associate Professor, commensurate with experience. UMHB seeks faculty who are active  Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith informed discernment in a global society. 

The School of Exercise & Sport Science offers six undergraduate degree programs that include  the B.S. in Health Science (Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Physician  Assistant, Pre-Medicine), the B.S. in Exercise Physiology, the B.S. & B.A. in Sport Management,  the B.S. in Physical Education with teaching certification, and the B.S. in Public Health with a  concentration in Health Promotion. Additionally, the School offers three graduate degrees that  include a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology, a Master of Science in Sport Administration,  and a Master of Public Health degree. Our goal is to engage students in a Christ-centered  learning environment where they will develop the knowledge, skills, and inter-professional  competencies to become leaders in the complex and dynamic environment of health sciences. 

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 22,000 in the heart of central  Texas. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130  miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational  opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community. 

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum  development, student advising, professional attainment, and service to the department,  college, university, and community.  

Specific Responsibilities: This position includes teaching both undergraduate and graduate  courses in public health; advising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students;  participation in initial and continual accreditation; involvement in the program’s admission  process; and participating in departmental and university committees. The typical teaching load  is 12 hours per semester. Other responsibilities may include supervision of students at  practicum sites.  

Qualifications: Doctorate in Public Health or related discipline from an accredited institution is  required. ABD will be considered for one of these positions (tenure-track requires terminal  degree in hand). Candidates with evidence of teaching repertoire in public health with an  emphasis on health education and promotion are strongly encouraged to apply.

Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and a  commitment to quality improvement are essential. Must be an active, and committed Christian. 

Preference will be given for any of the following certifications: 

1) CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist) 

2) MCHES (Master Certified Health Education Specialist) 

3) CPH (Certificate in Public Health) 

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits  including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match, and UMHB tuition benefits  for employees and their dependents. 

TO APPLY: Visit www.hr.umhb.edu/careers for more details and to apply. Please submit a  cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance with your  online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB’s mission and values,  found at http://about.umhb.edu/our-mission. In addition, include in one page or less, a  description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments. Review of applications will begin  immediately and continue until position is filled.

To apply for this job please visit www.umhb.edu.