Assistant Professor of Health & Human Performance

Northfield, Vermont, United States

Job description

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students – both military and civilian lifestyles – and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master’s degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).

Norwich University takes positive action to ensure that all applicants for employment are considered, and employees are treated in compliance with applicable laws and regulations governing non-discrimination on the basis of gender, gender identity, race, ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, age, genetic information or veteran’s status. As an institution of higher education, Norwich is dedicated to learning, emphasizing teamwork, leadership, creativity, and critical thinking and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this guiding value.

Job Description:

The College of Science and Mathematics at Norwich University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting fall 2018, in the Department of Health and Human Performance.

The Department of Health and Human Performance is undergoing a process of growth and expansion, inviting applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position. The department is seeking to add faculty who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service with a specialization in health promotion.

Teaching assignments include undergraduate courses in the areas of Health Education and Promotion, Community Health, and Health Education Teacher Education. The applicant would be responsible for courses such as Scientific Foundations of Health and Wellness, Foundations in Teaching Health Education, Outdoor Education, and Introduction to Public Health. Additional responsibilities include mentoring student projects and academic advisement, curriculum development, program accreditation, and participation in university service.


Doctoral degree in Health Education and Promotion, Community and/or Public Health, or other health related fields. ABD will be considered. Main area of teaching will be in Health Education and Promotion, Personal and Community Health. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have significant teaching experience with diverse populations. Candidates with higher education teaching experience and publishing are strongly desired.

Additional Information:

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at for assistance.

All candidates must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.

Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

How to apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, summary of teaching experience, names of three references and a Norwich application. Please upload the required documents (PDF format preferred):

Norwich University (NU) is a private university located in Northfield, Vermont (USA). The university was founded in 1819 at Norwich, Vermont, as the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy