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Department Chair and Professor of Health, Behavior, and Society
University of Kentucky

  • May 4, 2017
 
  • Department Chair and Professor of Health, Behavior, and Society
  • 7P150:DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BEHAVIORS
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
    United States
 
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Social and Behavioral Medicine
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Health Wellness & Injury Prevention
    Health Services/Research & Policy
    Health Education & Promotion
    Community Health
    Health Sciences - General
 
 
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The department of Health, Behavior, and Society within the College of Public Health is seeking a tenured Professor as a Department Chair. The selected individual will be expected to collaborate with faculty, staff, and students throughout the College and with other colleges within the University. In addition, this position will be viewed nationally as a senior leader complementing and expanding existing departmental and College strengths, including cancer prevention and control, community-based interventions, dissemination and implementation science, practice-based research, and/or health disparities research. The selected individual will maintain an active research program with extramural support from NIH, CDC, health-related foundations, and/or other funding sources. Further, the selected individual will teach and mentor undergraduate, graduate, and professional students primarily in the College, and others as appropriate. In addition, creating and/or adapting curriculum in support of College and department strategic directions is expected.

Position Duties and Responsibilities include:
1. Act in accordance with the College of Public Health by-laws as they apply to the chair role as the lead for departmental program implementation.
2. Foster faculty planning and development, including mentorship of junior faculty.
3. Maintain a strong extramurally-supported research program focused on a topical area and/or research methodology that complements and expands existing department and College research areas.
4. Grow and guide the current extramurally-supported research portfolio of the department.
5. Serve as a resource to local, state, and national public health practice communities.
6. Teach and mentor undergraduate, graduate and professional students.

The position will remain open until filled.

Please include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.


 
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