Environmental and Health Sciences Program invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin January 2023. We seek outstanding teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in health sciences. The individual selected for the position will teach courses and advise students in support of Spelman’s Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science. Research based knowledge and/or work experience in Public Health or Pathophysiology will be given preference. The position also requires contributing effectively to curriculum development efforts, advising, and mentoring students, providing service to the department and college, and establishing a competitive and highly productive undergraduate research program. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to working with women and underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, and research are especially encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will work within a collegial and active interdisciplinary department with faculty comprised of both dedicated teachers and motivated researchers. Responsibilities include teaching the equivalent of six courses (depending on undergraduate course teaching load) each academic year in traditional and non-traditional formats; advising students; mentoring students on research projects and related writing; serving on department and college committees; developing research; and contributing to the College’s mission.
Requirements for the position include a doctoral degree in Public Health or Pathophysiology from a regionally accredited university, awarded by the beginning of contract.