Assistant Professor of Public Health

first_imgApplication materialsreceived by May 2,2021, will receive fullconsideration. The position will remainopen until filled.  Names and contactinformation for three current, professionalreferences Submit materials as one PDF file viaemail to:  Include detailsregarding how your course design and personal andprofessional experiences allow you to encourage a learningenvironment grounded in equity and inclusion.  “How doyou envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment toequity and inclusion?”  The College and theCommunity  FortLewis College, a public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degreeprograms in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities,social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiringmountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historicDurango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desertSouthwest. We are committed to accessible and high-qualitybaccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably closerelationships between students and faculty, the freedom ofintellectual exploration, and the challenge of experientiallearning. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries,with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11%Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural communityof 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoorlifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also thecultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich indining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airlineservice to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.  Demonstrate a commitmentto diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well asworking with broadly diverse communities. Maintain knowledge andawareness of digital accessibility including the American withDisabilities Act and Section 508. Produce and remediatedigitally accessible materials in accordance with FLCstandards. Perform other duties asassigned. Work Conditions The work environment characteristics described here arerepresentative of those that an employee can expect whileperforming the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilitiesto perform the essential functions. Moderate noise (i.e.business office with computers, phone, and printers, lighttraffic). Ability to sit at acomputer terminal for an extended period of time. Ability to teach in avariety of classroom settings Compensation  Salary is $58,000 plus acomprehensive benefits package.   Equal Opportunity  Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basisof race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*,disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status,pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunityfor employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shallpromote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative actionefforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff.The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse andpluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working ina multicultural environment. To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make anappointment, See www.fortlewis.edu/CARE. Questions about Title IX sex discrimination? Office of the Title 9 Coordinator Molly Wieser 230 Skyhawk Station 1000 Rim Drive Durango, Colorado 81301 (970) 247-7241 [email protected] Other discrimination questions?  Office of the Equal Opportunity Coordinator David Pirrone 192 Education Business Hall 1000 Rim Drive Durango, Colorado 81301 (970) 247-7182 [email protected]   * Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibitdiscrimination on the basis of sex, including inadmission and employment. Inquiries about the application of TitleIX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC’s TitleIX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rightsof the Department of Education. ADAAAccommodations  Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA AmendmentsAct of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation uponrequest to enable the person to complete an employment assessment.To request an accommodation, please contactKristin Polens by phone 970-247-7459 oremail [email protected] atleast five business days before the assessment date to allow us toevaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may beasked to provide additional information, including medicaldocumentation, regarding functional limitations and type ofaccommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this informationavailable well in advance of the assessment date. Curriculumvitae  Position Summary This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank ofAssistant Professor in the Department of Public Health. AnAssistant Professor teaches 21 credits per academicyear, mentors students, maintains an active scholarshipprogram, and contributes to service to the department andcollege. Minimum Qualifications Doctorate in publichealth or closely related field OR a terminal medical degree withan MPH A record ofhigh-quality undergraduate teachingand mentoring Expertise in socialbehavioral public health, public health communication, andqualitative research methods  [email protected]  Application Process A complete application packet includes: Cover letter addressinginterest and qualifications for position  The successful candidate will berequired to submit original, official collegetranscripts,  and pass a backgroundcheck.  Supervise and directundergraduate student research Maintain an activescholarship program Assist with CEPHaccreditation process Assist with HealthSciences program development Perform service-relatedactivities for the department and the college.   Demonstrated ability toengage in the CEPH accreditation process for standaloneundergraduate programs in public health Experience in increasingequity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism  Demonstrated experienceusing face to face and virtual teaching modalities Major Responsibilities Teach and mentorstudents at the undergraduate level; Teach 21 credit hours peracademic year. Course assignments include a variety ofundergraduate courses encompassing introductory courses, social andbehavioral public health, epidemiology, research, and programplanning and evaluation. last_img read more