Instructor of Health Sciences



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Job description

Memphis, TN

A teaching load of 5 course sections (15 credit hours) per semester is expected. Teaching may involve traditional, online, and hybrid formats. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include supervision of student interns and service to the school, university, and profession.

Minimum Position Qualifications
A minimum of an earned Master’s degree is required in Health Promotion, Health Sciences, Exercise Science, or a related area of study. The ability to teach lower and upper division undergraduate health science/health promotion courses (e.g., Wellness Concepts, Project Management, Program Planning, Assessment and Evaluation, Health Fitness Instruction, Health Counseling, Epidemiology) is required. The ability to teach face-to-face and online courses is required. National health and wellness certifications are desired. Effective oral and written communication skills are strongly desired. Candidate must meet eligibility requirements to begin and continue working in the United States at the time of appointment.

Special Conditions
Two positions will be filled from this posting. Position numbers: L16629 and L18702.

The review of completed applications will begin April 22, 2019, and may continue until the position is filled. The school welcomes a diverse set of applicants.

How to apply

Only applications submitted electronically at (Full Time Faculty Positions tab) will be considered. Applicants are required to upload (1) a cover letter describing their qualifications related to teaching and service, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) three letters of reference (upload as Other Document 1, 2, and 3) from colleagues who can address the applicant’s professional preparation for this position. Applicants should receive a confirmation number when all application materials are received. For questions about this position please contact Shelly Stockton, PhD, Search Committee Chair, at [email protected]

The University of Memphis will be recognized as one of America's great metropolitan research universities, noted for its comprehensive, innovative academic programs and for capitalizing on its urban setting and region to address the challenges of our global society.