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Assistant Professor of Public Health Education

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Health Promotion and Physical Education
Posting Job Title: Assistant Professor of Public Health Education
Recruitment Type: Tenure-Track Faculty

Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Public Health Education
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 9-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 08/01/2018

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Nine-month, full-time, tenure-track position to support the BS in Public Health Education (BSPHE) program. Ideal qualifications include experience teaching core coursework in program planning, research methods and health policy. In addition, candidates are expected to engage in research, departmental, college, university, and professional service activities.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Candidates must have an earned terminal degree in public health, health education or a closely related field or the foreign equivalent, at the time of hiring. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered. Candidates should have strong potential for securing external funding and/or have an established record of peer-reviewed publications commensurate with experience.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 11/10/2017
Questions About Position Opening:

For questions about this position opening, contact Dr. Kandice Porter, Department Chair at

Additional Information for Applicants

To guarantee consideration, application materials must be received by November 10, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.

Application Instructions

Candidates should upload a letter of application addressing the applicant’s qualifications, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research philosophy, a list of at least three professional references, and their graduate transcripts.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000591
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 37348
Departmental/College Overview:

The BSPHE program is housed in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education. The Department is also home to an undergraduate Health and Physical major and minors in Public Health Education and Coaching. The Department supports the University with a required core course, WELL 1000: Foundations for Healthy Living, and provides an array of elective physical activity classes . The HPE Department is one of four units in the WellStar College of Health and Human Services which have as their central focus the health, physical fitness, and human service needs of our community.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
Optional Documents