The Department of Health and Human Values at Davidson College invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant faculty position in public health beginning in July 2019. Candidates are expected to be highly committed to excellence in both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. We encourage applications from candidates in all fields of public health. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or Dr. PH by Fall 2019.
The successful candidate will teach five lower and upper level courses, including Introduction to Public Health, Introduction to Global Health, Epidemiology, and electives that reflect the candidate’s scholarly interests. The candidate may also assist in mentoring senior thesis projects in public health. Particular (though non-essential) strengths include a scholarly focus on and teaching experience with topics such as: health policy, global health, public health ethics, social determinants of health, health disparities, and health behavior.
Applicants should submit the following materials online at http://employment.davidson.edu -- a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of excellence in teaching (syllabi, assignments, and/or evaluations), and the names and email addresses of three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin March 22nd.
Davidson College is a highly selective, nationally ranked, residential, four-year liberal arts college, located in Davidson, North Carolina, close to the city of Charlotte. Davidson faculty enjoy a low faculty-student ratio, emphasis on and appreciation of excellence in teaching, outstanding research facilities, and a collegial, respectful atmosphere that honors academic achievement and integrity. At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.
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