Visiting Instructor of Visiting Health/Community Heath

Newton, North Carolina, United States

Job description

The School of Health, Exercise and Sport Science at Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks applications for a Visiting Instructor in Community Health/Public Health for the 2018-2019 academic year. Qualified candidates will hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree in a related field, terminal degrees are preferred. Teaching experience is strongly preferred. Responsibilities will include teaching within the Community Health degree program at the undergraduate level and the Master of Public Health program. The School of Health, Exercise and Sport Science oversees undergraduate degree programs in Community Health, Exercise Science, and Sport Management along with a post-baccalaureate Dietetic Internship, Master of Science programs in Athletic Training and Exercise Science and a Master of Public Health.

Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1891, with its traditional campus located in Hickory, North Carolina, a town of over 40,000, and additional campuses in Asheville and Columbia, SC. Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir-Rhyne is about an hour drive from Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and Asheville. By combining the liberal arts with professional studies, the University joins a rich foundation in the arts, humanities, social sciences, languages, religion, and natural sciences with over 50 undergraduate majors, nearly 30 master’s degree programs, and its first doctoral program beginning fall 2018. With record enrollments each of the last nine years, the institution now enrolls nearly 2600 students at its three locales, and it anticipates continued managed enrollment growth over the coming years as it expands upon its mission. In pursuit of the development of the whole person, Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world. Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Lenoir-Rhyne promotes a diverse campus open to people from all religious backgrounds. It is an EOE/AA employer under all applicable civil rights laws. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

To complete the online application process (required), candidates are directed to:

While completing the application process, candidates will be prompted to submit a Letter of Application, a Curriculum Vitae (including the names and addresses of three references), and a Statement of Teaching Philosophy. The application letter should discuss specifically how one’s professional experiences and perspectives relate to the needs of the position and of Lenoir-Rhyne University. The search committee will continue until the position is filled. Any questions regarding the position or the search process should be submitted electronically to Dr. Michael McGee, Dean of the College of Health Sciences, at