Overview

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
College of Applied Health Sciences
Department of Kinesiology and Community Health

TEACHING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COMMUNITY HEALTH

Description
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (
illinois.edu) and the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health (kch.illinois.edu) is searching for an outstanding candidate for a nine-month, non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor. A strong candidate will be expected to teach a variety of undergraduate and/or graduate courses.

General Information
2017 marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a leading public Research 1 institution with an exceptional and diverse portfolio of research, and a long history of successful interdisciplinary endeavors. The University’s College of Applied Health Sciences (
ahs.illinois.edu) houses the Center on Health, Aging and Disability (CHAD); the Division of Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES); and the Center for Wounded Veterans (CHEZ). The College is actively engaged in collaborative research with Carle Foundation Hospital, and the University’s new engineering-based Carle Illinois College of Medicine promises further opportunities. Located within the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health is the Master of Public Health (MPH) program that has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 2013. The Department hosts a diverse group of faculty, students, and staff.

Home of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana is a community that combines active urban living with easygoing affordability. It has been consistently ranked among the nations’ top cities for work-life balance.

Qualifications
Successful candidates should have an earned doctorate in public health, community health, kinesiology, nutrition, nursing, or a related field. Desired qualifications include, but are not limited to: expertise in health behavior and promotion, health administration, and environmental health; teaching experience in higher education; knowledge of community resources; and internship coordination. The committee strongly encourages applications and nominations of women and persons in underrepresented groups.

Salary
Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with the applicant’s record.

Application process
To apply, create a candidate profile at
jobs.illinois.edu and select the position for which you are applying; then upload all required documents, including:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A list of names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers for at least three references. Candidates will be informed before references are contacted.


To ensure full consideration, please complete your application by
November 27, 2017; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews and inquiries may take place prior to the close date; however, no decision will be made until after the closing date. The anticipated starting date is August 16, 2018.

For additional information, please contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Kristi Carlson at (217) 300-0488 or carlso1@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

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