Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Promotion

  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • Pembroke, NC 28372, USA
  • Oct 15, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Promotion

Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Department of Kinesiology
Working Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Promotion
Vacancy Type: Tenure Track Faculty

Min T/E Requirements:
Earned terminal degree in health promotion, health education, health science, or a related field by start date. A.B.D. status during the interview process is acceptable Demonstrated record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level



FTE: 1.0
Salary Range: Commensurate upon Education and Experience
Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Position #: 720
FLSA Status: Exempt
Months per Year: 9
Work Schedule:
Work Schedule Type:

Primary Purpose of Organization Unit:
Kinesiology

Primary Purpose of Position:
Teaching, research, and service to the community, Department of Kinesiology, and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Job Description:
The Department of Kinesiology at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP) invites applicants for an Assistant / Associate Professor position to begin August 2022 or earlier, based on availability.

The Kinesiology Department comprises seven full-time faculty members and 26 part-time lecturers with a dual appointment in athletics who teach and advise approximately 500 undergraduate students and 21 graduate students. Kinesiology Department professors teach in the following courses of study: B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science (Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation and Sports Administration) and M.A. in Exercise and Sports Administration. The department also supports the M.A. in Physical Education, M.A.T. in Physical Education, and undergraduate P.E./Health K-12 curriculum (housed in the School of Education). Additionally, the department encompasses minors in Recreation, Health Promotion, and Sport Leadership.

The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate will be:

Serving as Health Promotion curriculum coordinator; Teaching both undergraduate and graduate students in courses such as Health and Fitness Behavior Changes; Drugs and Society; Sociocultural Determinants of Health; Health Care Advocacy; Planning and Evaluation; Epidemiology; Health Care Ethics; Health, Wellness, and Fitness Administration; Advising undergraduate students; Performing service to the department and the university; Conducting research/scholarly activities.

 

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required qualifications:

Earned terminal degree in health promotion, health education, health science, or a related field by start date. A.B.D. status during the interview process is acceptable Demonstrated record of successful teaching at the undergraduate level
Preferred qualifications:

Evidence of a line of research or potential to develop a line of research

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification and knowledge of CHES certification process

Strong emphasis on student writing skills

Experience with community health outreach, which may include underserved populations, rural health, and risk behaviors

Willingness to collaborate across the Kinesiology and College of Health Sciences disciplines

Application Details

Additional information:

Applicants should upload or mail the following documents:

CV
Cover Letter
Teaching Evaluations
Recent Course Syllabi
One Writing Sample
Copies of All Graduate Transcripts

We will begin reviewing files on November 1, 2021, and continue reviewing files until we fill the position, which starts in fall 2022. Applicants must complete the online application through UNCP's Online Employment System found at https://jobs.uncp.edu. Applicants who wish to send hard copies as well may send them to Dr. Joe West, Chair. Department of Kinesiology, P.O. Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372.


Management Preference:
A record of teaching, scholarship, and service at the assistant professor or associate professor level. Some evidence of leadership experience. Evidence of a line of research or potential to develop a line of research. Strong emphasis on student writing skills. Experience with community health outreach, which may include underserved populations, rural health, and risk behaviors.
Willingness to collaborate across the Kinesiology and College of Health Sciences disciplines

Lic or Certifications Required by Statute or Regulation: Preferred (but not required) Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification and knowledge of CHES certification process.

Job Opening Date: 10/11/2021
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Posting Category: Faculty
Posting Number: EPA00590

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants should upload or mail the following documents:

CV
Cover Letter
Teaching Evaluations
Recent Course Syllabi
One Writing Sample
Copies of All Graduate Transcripts

We will begin reviewing files on November 1, 2021, and continue reviewing files until we fill the position, which starts in fall 2022. Applicants must complete the online application through UNCP’s Online Employment System found at https://jobs.uncp.edu. Applicants who wish to send hard copies as well may send them to Dr. Joe West, Chair. Department of Kinesiology, P.O. Box 1510, Pembroke, NC 28372. This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

To apply, visit https://jobs.uncp.edu/postings/7924

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com


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