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Lecturer, Public Health (Part Time)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Lecturer, Public Health (Part Time)
Department Health Promotion Sciences (4205)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

The Department Chair, Health Promotion Sciences, seeks a professional and energetic individual to fill the position of part time Lecturer. The successful candidate will provide academic support to the Department’s education programs in Family and Child Health (FCH) and Health Behavior/Health Promotion (HBHP). The position reports directly to the Department Chair for day-to-day duties. The Department Chair will create the position’s annual work plan and complete an annual performance review in conjunction with input from the Academic Program Directors.

The candidate is expected to support and advance Inclusive Excellence, the UA diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiative designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Teach 2-3 public health courses each semester. Face to Face and possible online courses.
  • Advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students.
  • Supervise internship projects and serve on internship committees.
  • Work with education Program Directors to prioritize activities in support of the Department’s teaching mission.
  • Coordinate development of certificate, on-line and regular course offerings.
  • Participate in Department and College meetings.
  • There may be additional duties assigned as it relates to this position.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Masters in Public Health degree or related health science discipline.
  • Prior experience in a public health instructional environment.
Preferred Qualifications

Ability to teach :

  • Community Based Participatory Action to Decrease Health Disparities.
  • Qualitative Researching Methods in Public Health.
  • Doctoral Public Health Leadership for Health Equity.
  • or Contemporary Issues and Health and Research.
  • Doctorate degree in Public Health or related disciplines.
  • Documentation of effective instruction at the undergraduate or graduate level (independent face to face and/or online teaching)

Experience or scholarship in:

  • Community-based participatory research/action research.
  • Applied qualitative methodology.
  • Leadership/professional development.
Rank Lecturer
Tenure Information Career-Track (NTE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE .50
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 20
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay $60,000 Annually (to be prorated by .50 FTE)
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F21158
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Scott Carvajal, Professor

Open Date 10/04/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 10/23/2017
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Master's degree in Public Health degree or another related health science discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have prior experience in a public health instructional environment?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents