The Department of Health Science invites applications for a continuing faculty status (BYU’s equivalent of tenure track) position of assistant or associate professor.
The Department of Health Science is housed within the College of Life Sciences. One undergraduate degree program with four emphasis areas (health science, epidemiology, health promotion, environmental/occupational health) is offered in the department as well as the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree. The department is composed of 20 full-time faculty members. For further information about the department, see: http://hs.byu.edu/. Brigham Young University requires all faculty to observe the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Required qualifications include a doctoral degree or relevant terminal degree in (1) public health, (2) a related behavioral/social science, or (3) a terminal degree in a closely related field with appropriate master’s level training in public health or closely aligned allied health field. For applicants currently matriculating in a terminal degree program, degree must be completed prior to position start date.
Teaching responsibilities primarily include courses in the Bachelor of Science (BS) Public Health program – health promotion emphasis. Courses may include Advanced Program Planning, Evaluation Methods, and Health Communication and Advocacy. Other responsibilities may include teaching one or more courses in the major core (e.g., Foundations of Public Health; Planning, Interventions, and Evaluation; Data Collection and Analysis; Health, Disease, and Their Determinants) and/or graduate courses in the MPH program. Additional responsibilities include conducting and publishing high quality research, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and providing service to the profession, university, and community.
The anticipated start date is Fall Semester 2018. Application materials (application, cover letter, research interests, teaching interests, curriculum vitae, etc.) must be submitted on-line at https://yjobs.byu.edu. Within the application, you will be invited to provide contact information for three letters of recommendation.