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SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Health (Public/Population Health) in HUNTSVILLE, Texas

Department: Dept of Population HealthFull-Time Tenure TrackOpen until filled: YesRequisition number: 202000062FUsual duties: Faculty will work in various aspects of the public health undergraduate and graduate programs. Faculty maintains excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the department and university. A sustained research agenda with a focused emphasis on grant writing and peer-reviewed publications in appropriate journals will be expected. Teach courses in epidemiology, bio statistics, and public health foundation. Faculty provide service to enhance the professional attributes of students (many are first generation).SHSUwill pursue the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation of its BS degree in Public Health; faculty assist in maintaining and ensuring compliance withCEPHstandards, guidelines, and assessments. Other duties performed as requested.Degree Requirements:Earned doctorate required, preferably in Public Health. Doctorates in related disciplines from an accredited university also considered (e.g., Healthcare Administration, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Sciences).Experience Requirements: Professional experience in public health field or health management and instructional expertise in institutions of higher education preferred.Other Requirements for the Position:At the rank of Associate Professor, the successful candidate should:Demonstrate a record of high-quality university teaching, graduate student mentoring, and peer-reviewed, scholarly productivity that is nationally recognized in the field.At the rank of Full Professor, the successful candidate should:Demonstrate effective pedagogy to include contributions to curriculum, participation in course development or revisions, innovative use of technologies or teaching strategies, recognition of teaching expertise in the form of awards and/or honors, and implementation of service-learning coursework.Document a clearly illustrated research line that is evidenced by consistent publications and presentations in a specific topic; scholarship that covers a wider array of topics can be appropriate. The following indicators can also demonstrate the quality of published scholarship: lead authorship on publications; descriptions of the peer-review process; published reviews of the candidates work; journal impact factors; acceptance rates; and number of citations.Show that the overall composite of the candidates scholarly activity is substantial, balanced, and shows promise for continued scholarship.Demonstrate engagement and leadership in service to the department, college, university, profession, and/or community with a sustained record of service and leadership to the university, profession, and community; and mentoring of junior faculty.Special Instructions Summary:Sam Houston State University, the College of Health Sciences, and the Department of Population Health are committed to increasing diversity in its faculty and student populations while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal. We invite applications for 9 months, full-time, tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant/Associate professor. Rank will be determined on qualifications. Candidates must submit online toSHSUDept. of Human Resources: Letter of application, professional CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Statement of Research Experience and Agenda. (Transcripts and Letters of Recommendation will be addressed later at an appropriate time.) Review of applications to begin immediately. Note that applications and required documentation must be submitted online. Position open until filled.Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sex