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Job ID: 124903

Assistant Professor
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Date Posted Jun. 27, 2019
Title Assistant Professor
University University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR, United States
Department Heath Behavior & Health Education
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Medicine
    Health Education & Promotion

The Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health (COPH) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has a position available in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education (HBHE) for an Assistant Professor. The COPH is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health, and offers a variety of degrees including Master of Public Health, a Doctor of Public Health in Public Health Leadership and a Doctor of Philosophy in Health Promotion and Prevention Research.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and skills in a combination of the following areas: behavior change and/or population-based theories/models; theory-based behavior change interventions; community-based participatory research principles; implementation science; small group and/or individual health education; evidence-based health promotion programs; educational methodology; and the use of emerging technologies in teaching and education.

Candidates must have earned a doctorate (PhD, DrPH, EdD or equivalent terminal degree) in health behavior, health promotion, health education or a related behavioral or social science discipline with a focus on health behavior/education. (CHES/MCHES and/or CPH credential(s) preferred.) Applicants with research interests in rural and global health, human sexuality or sexual health, and/or health disparities/inequities and community-engagement would fit well with identified priority areas for growth within the COPH.

Primary responsibilities include conducting an independent line of research in behavioral or social science; acquiring extramural funding through collaborative research in health promotion and/or disease prevention; teaching graduate level courses; student advising/mentoring; serving on dissertation/graduate committees; curriculum/course development; and providing professional service at the levels of the department, college, university and in the community-at-large.

Interested individuals should email: 1) a current CV, 2) a brief letter outlining their interests, relevant experience and career goals, and 3) three professional letters of reference to: HBHE Faculty Search Committee at and/or Dr. S. Alexandra Marshall (search committee chair) at

UAMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty, and thus, women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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