Responsibilities of the position include: providing overall leadership for the program and its faculty; curriculum oversight; faculty recruitment and workload; program planning and evaluation; student recruitment and retention; outreach to internal and external constituents; teaching undergraduate students in the Integrated Health Sciences Program; supervise internship experiences; advise students in collaboration with the Advising Center; participate in scholarly activities; and provide service to the university, profession, and community. This position is pending Board of Governors advance reporting and consultation.
Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution
Academic and/or health credential in Public Health
Three years of public health experience
Three years of successful teaching experience
Evidence of scholarly activity and research agenda
Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
Current state license, if applicable
Administrative or leadership position at a college or university, preferably in a health science setting
Curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation
Administrative experience leading a collaborative, multi-discipline academic program
Management of a large organization
In addition to the doctoral degree, degrees in MBA or other health fields are favorable
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is an Assistant /Associate Professor & Program Director, Tenure Track 12 month position.
Application must be made on-line. Hard-copy application materials will not be considered. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and names and contact information of three references. For additional information, contact Dr. Ericka Zimmerman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.