Job Description Summary:
The School of Health Sciences at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, invites qualified persons with a passion for the advancement of wellness and health promotion and expertise in areas of injury prevention, safety promotion, and public health to apply for a fulltime tenure-track faculty position with salary and rank commensurate with experience. Minimum requirements are a terminal academic degree (eg. PhD, DrPH, DSc) in a public health, health education, health communication, kinesiology, related social or behavioral sciences field; persons who are ABD, planning to complete their doctoral degree by August 15, 2017 are also eligible to apply. Candidates with evidence of teaching experience and research/scholarship productivity are especially encouraged to apply. The new faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop coursework and community engagement in areas of expertise, and initiate and maintain a program of research, scholarship, and service. The Program is accredited by the National Wellness Institute and prepares students for graduate study and to address growing societal needs for specialists in diverse health fields.
The School of Health Sciences serves over 2400 undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and post-professional students through a singular model of advancing community-engaged translational relationships, connecting theory to best practices in four thematic areas. Integrative Health – our undergraduate program in health sciences offers concentrations in nutrition, holistic health, and pre-health professions, while the applied health sciences program offers degree completion opportunities for health specialized associate degree holders. Biomedical Professions – training in biomedical diagnostic and therapeutic sciences includes medical laboratory science, radiologic technology, and nuclear medicine. Human Performance – the doctor of physical therapy and master of exercise sciences programs offer post-professional certificates and support undergraduate health sciences program concentrations. Public and Environmental Wellness – our comprehensive programs consist of undergraduate wellness and health promotion, undergraduate and graduate environmental health and safety, and the master of public health. Our beautiful platinum LEED-certified campus facilities and broad clinical and community-based opportunities offer an ideal supportive environment for students, faculty, staff and partners to create and enjoy innovative learning, meaningful service, and vibrant research pursuits – in purpose for health.
Oakland University is a Carnegie research designated public university that is recognized as a student-centered, doctoral research institution with a global perspective. Located just 25 miles north of Detroit in Rochester, Michigan the campus is situated among the rolling hills and woodlands of Meadowbrook, the former Dodge-Wilson estate donated to the State of Michigan in 1957. Through faculty-driven and student-engaged research, scholarship, and creative activity, Oakland University advances knowledge and art in a diverse and inclusive environment. With more than 20,000 students Oakland University delivers a broad range of arts and science majors, professional schools, and graduate programs; including 114 baccalaureate programs and 82 graduate and certificate programs. Oakland University is an active community partner providing thriving civic, cultural, and recreational opportunities and valuable public service.
Minimum requirements are a terminal academic degree (eg. PhD, DrPH, DSc) in a public health, health education, health communication, kinesiology, related social or behavioral sciences field; persons who are ABD, planning to complete their doctoral degree by August 15, 2017 are also eligible to apply.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Position begins August 15, 2017. Review of applications will begin December 5th, 2016, but will be accepted until the position is filled. Inquiries are encouraged. Call Dr. Florence J. Dallo at (248) 364-8679 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Internet: https://wwwp.oakland.edu/shs/. Required application materials include: a) a detailed letter of application outlining experience in teaching, research, and service; b) one-page teaching philosophy statement; c) curriculum vita; d) names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references, and; e) transcripts (unofficial).