Overview

The School of Health and Human Performance services students who major in Public Health (BS); Exercise Science (BS); and Athletic Training (BS). We also have two master’s programs: (1) MS with a concentration in Health Promotion or Human Performance; and a (2) Master of Arts in Teaching – Health and Physical Education. We anticipate transitioning the BS in Athletic Training to a MS in Athletic Training beginning Summer 2018. We also house multiple minors in Public Health; Physical Education; Outdoor Education; and Global Health Studies.

Primary Purpose:

1. Teach courses in both undergraduate and graduate programs: e.g., Community Health; Medical Terminology; Methods of Health Promotion; Human Sexuality; Stress Management; Substance Use and Abuse; etc.

2. Coordinate the BS Public Health and MS Health Promotion programs which will include: internship coordination for all BS Public Health students; coordinate assessment data collection; analysis; and reporting of BS Public Health and MS Health Promotion programs; assist with marketing and responding to graduate student inquiries; and other duties as assigned.

3. Taking the lead role in working toward achieving accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) for the BS Public Health;

4. Engaging in scholarship and community service appropriate to the discipline;

5. Serving on school, college, and university committees as assigned.

Key Functions: Faculty – Teaching/Instructing, Coordinating, Faculty – Scholarship and Creative Activity, Faculty – Service to Institution

Job duties performed for the above function:

  • Teach courses full time in both undergraduate and graduate programs: e.g., Community Health; Medical Terminology; Methods of Health Promotion; Human Sexuality; Stress Management; Substance Use and Abuse; etc.
  • Serve as a mentor for students in the major.
  • Demonstrate expertise in conducting scholarly inquiry and dissemination of such inquiry through peer reviewed journals, edited books/chapters and peer reviewed presentations at conferences, etc.
  • Establish a record of professional involvement through service to the institution, profession, and/or communities.
  • All Georgia College faculty share the responsibility of teaching our core curriculum and providing foundation courses for majors and non-majors alike. To carry out our public liberal arts mission, we seek faculty with the desire and ability to engage students as they launch their intellectual journey.
  • Coordinate the BS Public Health and MS Health Promotion programs which will include: internship coordination for all BS Public Health students; coordinate assessment data collection; analysis; and reporting of BS Public Health and MS Health Promotion programs (university SMART assessment and reporting); assist with marketing and responding to graduate student inquiries; taking the lead role in working toward achieving accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) for the BS Public Health.
  • Publications (editing, citations); presentations at professional meetings; current work in circulation or in progress; grants received or applied for; membership and participation in professional organizations; other professional development activities.
  • Committee membership; programs directed and advised; participation in special programs or projects; other service to institution.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of a terminal degree from an accredited institution and qualifications and experiences commensurate with associate professor rank.
  • Doctoral degree in Public Health preferred, but a doctoral degree in a related health field will be considered.
  • Must have a doctoral degree from an accredited or similarly accredited institution and possess the experience and documented achievements appropriate for consideration of associate professor rank.
  • Tenure on appointment could be considered if the appropriate experience and prior achievement of tenure is documented at the time of hire.
  • Familiarity with online synchronous and asynchronous instruction.
  • Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable.
  • Administrative experience in an educational setting.