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Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Sciences (Tenured or Tenure-Track Position)

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Position Information

Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Health Sciences (Tenured or Tenure-Track Position)
Job Summary

Spelman College seeks scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.

The Environmental and Health Sciences Program invites applications to fill a tenured or tenure-track appointment as Chair of Environmental and Health Sciences Program (EHSP), beginning August 2018, at the rank of Associate/Assistant Professor (or higher). We are seeking to fill a faculty/Chair position in the area of health science or environmental health.

Additionally, it is expected that the potential candidate collaborate with faculty in the program, specifically in areas of common interest related to teaching (development of curriculum and innovative teaching materials), research, as well as some administrative responsibilities.

All potentially tenured or tenure-track candidates are expected to demonstrate an interest in the liberal arts and sciences, be able to contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, assist in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

All potentially tenured or tenure-track candidates are expected to demonstrate an interest in the liberal arts and sciences, be able to contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, assist in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in public health, environmental health or health science-related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in public health, environmental health or health science-related field is required. Preference will be given to potential candidates who have expertise and training (research and teaching) in the following areas: public health, health disparities, and chronic health effects of pathophysiologic conditions. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate research, experimental learning & innovative teaching, as well as a proven track record in the ability to transfer his/her research experience to the classroom/laboratory. Given the interdisciplinary nature of our program, the candidate should be able to teach a diversity of courses within the disciplines of health science and environmental health.

Rank Assistant Professor
Employment Status Tenure Track
Full Time/Part Time Full Time

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F39P
Open Date 11/20/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Statement

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation