Assistant/Associate Professor, Health Education and Promotion (Addictions and Substance Abuse)
The Department of Health Science, College of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Alabama is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position in health education and promotion. Ideal candidates should have a promising or existing record of research and teaching that will contribute to the college’s growing expertise in addiction science. The department offers degrees in the following programs: BS in Public Health, BSAT in Athletic Training, MA in Health Studies, MPH, and a PhD in Health Education and Health Promotion. A MSAT in Athletic Training is in the planning stages.
The successful candidate will be responsible for initiating, conducting, and publishing research; procuring external funding; teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; mentoring students; participating on dissertation committees; and campus, community, and professional service.
Qualified candidates for this position are expected to have a doctoral degree in public health, health education, health promotion, or related field; demonstrated ability to maintain a research agenda focused on addictions or substance abuse that will result in external funding and peer-reviewed publications; and clear potential for excellence in teaching. While not required, an MPH and academic or professional experience in public health, and CHES/MCHES status or eligibility are preferred.
The salary is open and competitive. The department encourages applications from candidates who will enhance its academic, professional, ethnic, or racial diversity. This is a new faculty position that will add to our current roster of outstanding teachers and productive researchers. The starting date for this position will be August, 2019. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until January 15, 2019.
Application information is available at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. For further information contact:
Jen Nickelson, PhD, RD, MCHES
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Health Science
The University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0311
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.
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