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Binghamton University Assistant Professor in Health and Wellness Studies in Binghamton, New York

Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Apr 3 2024 Job Description:

The Decker College of Nursing and Health Sciences (DCONHS), Division of Health and Wellness Studies, invites applications for an Assistant Professor position with a strong background in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, Health Promotion, or another health-related field. We are seeking applicants with a broad background in health-related fields for flexibility in teaching courses in our general education program, academic minor, and Bachelor's program in Health Science. This full-time, tenure-track faculty position is at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2024. We are seeking applicants with expertise in a transdisciplinary approach to teaching and research, program development, grant writing, and connections with local agencies for intern placement.

The successful candidate should possess strong research interest and capability. Collaborative qualities of the candidate are essential as evidenced by previous work on collaborative grant applications, projects and community connections.

Preference is given to those who have taught at the graduate level and have some experience teaching health-related pre-professionals in an online environment. The position may require teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as faculty responsibilities such as advising, committee responsibilities, scholarship, and service to the school and university. Experience with a variety of technologies to support on-line as well as in class teaching is preferred. Participation and membership in professional organizations is encouraged.

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and academic preparation. The Division of Health and Wellness emphasizes teaching, research, and service. We anticipate beginning applicant review as soon as possible. The position reports to the Director of Health and Wellness Studies.

Job Requirements:

Qualified applicants must hold an earned doctorate (PhD) or terminal degree in a health-related field such as Doctorate in Health Education/Public Health, Doctorate in Chiropractic (DC), Doctorate in Exercise Science, or Doctorate in Physical Therapy. ABD candidates will be considered. Certifications as a Registered Dietician (RD) or Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) are encouraged. A minimum of 3 years of teaching in a higher education setting is required.

Additional Information:

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