Dillard University, classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a balanced arts and sciences/professions institution, located in the culturally rich and diverse city of New Orleans, Louisiana, invites qualified applicants to apply for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure track or non-tenure track) in the School of Public Health effective Fall 2017.
Job Description: The successful applicant will teach undergraduate public health and healthcare management courses; supervise student projects; and engage students in research and conference opportunities. The successful applicant is also expected to show evidence of effective use of computer technology; engage in research, publish in reputable academic journals, advise students and engage in public service at the university and in the local community. The teaching load is twelve (12) credit hours each semester.
Qualifications: This position is a tenure-track or non-tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of Public Health which requires teaching and service in our Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) certified undergraduate program. The applicants should have a terminal degree in public health with at least 18 graduate hours or specialty in health services management. This position reports to the Chair of the School of Public Health.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.
How to Apply: Applicants should submit an application form, cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts are required of all finalists), and three (3) letters of recommendation describing the applicant’s teaching and research skills to:
Dillard University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the Office of Human Resources.
Summary of Full-time Faculty Member Duties and Job Requirements
- Academic Advising Faculty members serve as student academic advisors and are expected to meet with each assigned student advisee.
- Environment Faculty members work in classrooms, offices, labs and related venues to accomplish educational and research activities.
- Meetings Each faculty member is expected to attend and participate in program, school, college and General Assembly meetings.
- Office Hours Each faculty member must schedule at least six (6) office hours per week. Faculty members schedule their own office hours.
- Other Duties as Assigned A faculty member may be assigned additional duties at the discretion of the program coordinator, school Chair, college dean or Vice President for Academic Affairs.
- Physical Requirements Communicate with students, staff and colleagues. Read academic texts and materials, student papers, etc. Operate personal computer and audio-visual equipment. Stand or sit for up to one to three hours at a time. Fly or drive to off-site meetings or conference. Move around campus for classes and meetings. Other requirements as specified by a job description.
- Scholarly Activity Each faculty member is expected to stay current in his/her field.
- Teaching Faculty members are assigned twelve hours each semester. Faculty members are expected to prepare for and meet their teaching responsibilities for every class.
- University/Community Service Each faculty member participates in activities relating to university programs, courses, governance, etc., or community activities which impact on, or are impacted by, the University and which contribute to the growth and development of student, the university and the community.