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Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health, non tenure track Jobs at Linfield University Faculty

Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health, non tenure track Jobs at Linfield University Faculty

Sample Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health, non tenure track Job Description

Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health, non-tenure track

Linfield University is a comprehensive university that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs. The Department of Health, Human Performance, and Athletics (https://www.linfield.edu/hhpa) invites highly qualified applications for a full-time, Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health beginning Fall 2023. Duties include teaching public health courses on Linfield's McMinnville campus, along with other Health and Human Performance courses as determined by the Department Chair. The position will support majors in public health, exercise science and nursing. Applicants should desire to be part of a committed team of faculty which works together to deliver a high-quality education and experience to our students. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by February 1, 2023, will receive priority consideration.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1) Terminal degree Public Health or related field (ABD considered), 2) Evidence of successful college/university teaching in Public Health and/or Health Education, 3) Experience working with undergraduate students inside and outside of the classroom, and 4) Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to the highly qualified candidates who possess the following qualifications: 1) Evidence of practicing student-centered teaching, 2) Experience working with diverse populations, 3) Prior public health work experience, 4) Current RD, CHES, MCHES and/or CPH credentials, and 5) Academic mentoring experience.


APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

To apply, please complete the online application process at https://linfieldfaculty.applicantpool.com/jobs and attach the following documents as ONE PDF document. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and college/university transcripts will be required prior to campus interview. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by February 1, 2023, will receive priority consideration.

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy, including approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom
  • Names, email addresses, and telephone numbers for three professional references (including a brief explanation of how you have worked with each reference and/or the specific aspects of your professional work to which each reference can speak most knowledgeably).

Contact the search committee chairs, Daniel Zajic (dzajic@linfield.edu) and/or Jackie Leung (jleung@linfield.edu), if you have any questions.


IMPORTANT COVID-19 INFORMATION:

In order to create the healthiest face-to-face learning environment possible, Linfield University is requiring that all faculty, staff, and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees should be fully vaccinated no later than two weeks prior to arriving on campus. To be fully vaccinated, employees will need to have one COVID-19 booster shot. Linfield's COVID-19 vaccine policy, including requirements for compliance and exemptions, is available at https://linfield.edu/coronavirus-update/vaccine.html.


About Linfield University

Linfield University is an independent, coeducational comprehensive University that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs. Linfield offers high quality academic programs and emphasizes strong support for individual students with a favorable student-faculty ratio of 10 to 1. The University is historically affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, U.S.A. and is committed to the principles of academic and religious freedom. Linfield is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

The McMinnville, Oregon campus includes 79 buildings on 189 acres. A second campus, located in northeast Portland, is home to the School of Nursing. A third program, Linfield University Online and Continuing Education, offers students the opportunity to pursue coursework, degrees, and certificates online.

Enrollment totals 2,000 with students coming from 24 states and 24 countries. Linfield is ranked 1st among liberal arts institutions in the Pacific Northwest for ethnic diversity of students according to the 2020 US News & World Report. Linfield is consistently named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll which recognizes commitment to civic engagement and service-learning. Thirty-seven percent of Linfield's undergraduate students are first-generation college students, and more than one-third are U.S. students of color. Linfield competes in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference and holds the national record, across all divisions, for consecutive winning football seasons (dubbed "The Streak"). U.S. News & World Report has named Linfield one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation when it comes to social mobility for four years in a row. See more of Linfield's accolades at linfield.edu/rankings.

Linfield places a strong emphasis on experiential education that creates a rich learning environment. Special features of the University include study abroad programs in fifteen countries; a one-month January Term for intensive study; and internships and student research opportunities in a variety of disciplines. Half of all Linfield graduates study outside the U.S. and the University pays the full airfare for every student's first study abroad experience.

McMinnville is at the heart of Oregon's wine country in the Willamette Valley. The city is 35 miles from Portland and an hour from Pacific Ocean beaches. Sunset magazine ranked McMinnville as a top 20 "dream town" and Bon Appétit rated the city one of the six "foodiest towns" in the United States. In a state famed for its incredible natural beauty, the Northwest Oregon region also provides easy access to a wide variety of outdoor recreation opportunities.

Linfield offers a generous comprehensive benefit plan, which includes healthcare, retirement plan, life insurance, and short/long term disability. Another amazing and valuable benefit for eligible employees, as well as their eligible spouse/domestic partner and dependents, is tuition remission. You and your dependents will have access to our Athletics Complex, including two weight rooms, racquetball courts, a basketball court, swimming pool, track, and indoor and outdoor tennis courts, and a 1.5 mile outdoor wellness trail. For those who are sports enthusiasts, you and your dependents can attend all Linfield athletic events on campus for free (except NCAA playoffs). Additional perks include 20% merchandise & clothing discount at our Barnes & Noble Bookstore, access to Microsoft Office 365 on your personal devices, and a Starbucks conveniently located on campus.

We Value Diversity: Linfield University is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and confirming our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. All candidates are encouraged to address how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion efforts.

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