The School of Health Sciences at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan invites qualified persons with an interdisciplinary passion for health sciences, education, research, and community engagement to apply for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor appointment, with rank and salary commensurate with experience.
The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Department — exploring where life and health interests intersect — prepares students through experiential education for careers and graduate study in a variety of health disciplines. Our current Bachelor of Science and our planned graduate degree programs, are built upon strong foundational knowledge in the natural (biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology) and behavioral sciences (psychology, sociology, anthropology, public and community health, and healthcare ethics). The ideal candidate shows promise to initiate and maintain a successful program of scholarship that is grounded in theory and focuses upon health behavior change and community/service engagement. Relevant areas of specialization may include health education and behavior, health literacy, health disparities, and translational or intervention research in community and clinical settings, and/or with specific clinical populations. The successful candidate will demonstrate foundational teaching strengths in the health sciences, and will value use of diverse and collaborative teaching methodologies (e.g., online, active learning, service-learning, multimodal instruction). Active interest in university service, academic and community program refinement and development is desired. Candidates must demonstrate experience with or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Minimum requirement is the pursuit or attainment of a terminal academic degree (e.g. PhD, DSc). Candidates who are ABD and nearing completion will be considered if they can demonstrate evidence of completing degree requirements by August 15, 2019.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Application Information: Position begins August 15, 2019. Applications will begin being reviewed December 1, 2018 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries are encouraged. Contact Melissa Reznar by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Internet: https://www.oakland.edu/shs/.
Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.
Internal Number: 15221
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.