Overview

Assistant/Associate Professor or Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor
Department of Health Science
College of Health Professions
CHP-N-3105

Position:
The College of Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant/Associate Professor or Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position beginning August 2018.

Qualifications:
Research doctoral degree in public health, health education, health promotion or related field. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2019. Preference will be given to applicants with the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) credential who have strengths in epidemiology, research methods and evaluation. Must have evidence of competencies defined by the field and mastery in responsibilities related to health education/health promotion; a record of high-quality teaching at undergraduate and/or graduate levels that include knowledge of and ability to use a variety of innovative teaching techniques and new technologies in the instructional process; and demonstrated ability to develop interdisciplinary research/programs that will support health education/health promotion in diverse communities. Candidates who wish to be considered for the appointment at the rank of Associate or Clinical Associate Professor must meet all requirements for promotion to the Associate or Clinical Associate rank at Towson University.

Responsibilities:
Teach undergraduate and graduate coursework related to epidemiology, research methods, and qualitative and quantitative methods, advise undergraduate and graduate students; maintain an active and focused research/scholarship agenda; and participate in university, community and professional service. Coursework responsibilities may also include other areas of health education and promotion. Additional responsibilities include encouraging and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in applied health promotion projects/research.

Tenure track faculty are assigned an instructional workload of six (6) course units per academic year for the first year. Beginning the second year the workload assigned is a standard instructional workload of seven course units per academic year. Clinical faculty hired at any rank will be assigned eight (8) course units per academic year.

Department of Health Science:
The Department of Health Science, located within the College of Health Professions has 12 fulltime faculty and over 300 undergraduate majors in Health Science across three concentrations: Community Health, School Health and School/Community Health. The graduate program offers the Master of Science degree in health science with concentration in Administration, Community Health and School Health Education.

Towson University:
Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts and contact information (name, address, email, phone number) for at least four professional references. Submission of material as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Application material should be directed to the chair of the search committee:

Dr. Lillian Carter, Chair, Health Science Search Committee
Department of Health Science
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001
Phone: 410-704-4220
Email: lccarter@towson.edu

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/employmentlresources/data.html to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used/or any other purpose. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is: CHP-N-3105.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.