JOB TITLE: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Public Health
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
SUPERVISOR’S TITLE: Department Chair
DEPARTMENT: Health & Sport Management
Founded in 1870 by a woman, Bathsheba A. Benedict, Benedict College is a private co-educational liberal arts institution with over 1,700 students enrolled in its 26 baccalaureate degree programs and 2 master’s degree programs. Defying trends, Benedict College maintains a nearly equal male and female student population. This Midlands HBCU has welcomed students from all 46 counties in South Carolina, 30 states across America, and 26 countries around the world.
Benedict College has a full-time, 9-month, tenure track appointment opening as Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Public Health available beginning August 1 for the Fall 2023 in the Health & Sport Management Department.
BASIC FUNCTIONS: Teach courses in discipline as assigned by the dean or department chair; provide academic advising to students; maintain an active scholarly agenda of research and service; serve on departmental, school, and college committees; engage in assessment requirements; participate in community service and outreach programs; and work collaboratively with colleagues and other programs. This faculty member will maintain 10 office hours per week for student access and inquiry. _____________________________________________________________________________________________
- Teach 12 SCH per semester (4/4 teaching load)
- Provide advising to assigned students
- Contribute to curriculum development, assessment of student learning outcomes, and co-curricular enhancements
- Serve on committees on department, school, and college levels
- Engage in scholarly research appropriate for rank
- Develop and submit grant proposals
- Participate in public service initiatives
- Collaborate with colleagues on initiatives supportive of transformational student learning
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Strong track record of successful college teaching
- Proficiency with development and implementation of courses using Open Educational Resources and virtual teaching platforms.
- Demonstrated capacity to facilitate student learning and engagement
- Commitment to excellence in college teaching, to an active scholarly agenda, and to working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity
- Demonstrated commitment to professional responsibilities, student development, and service
MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
- Earned PhD (or ABD) in health policy, health administration, community health education, epidemiology, or related public health field and a well-defined research agenda and evidence of scholarly activities.
- Experience with academic advising to include supervising undergraduate (i.e., internships, research projects)
- Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning ability to demonstrate collegiality and a sound work ethic
- Earned PhD (or ABD) in health policy, health administration, community health education, epidemiology, or related public health field
- Two (2) or more years of successful teaching experience in higher education
- Established research agenda and record of scholarly work in discipline
For full consideration, application materials must be received no later than Friday, January 20, 2023. Benedict College will continue to review applications until the position is filled. Please complete the following:
- a completed Faculty and Professional Employment Application https://www.benedict.edu/wpcontent/uploads/2022/09/bc_employment_application_faculty_rev-972022.pdf
- a cover letter addressing how you meet the qualifications of the position, including teaching
experience, research experience and/or practical counseling experience
- a curriculum vitae
- official college transcript(s)
- three professional reference letters
Submit documents to:
Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique, Dean
School of Education, Health and Human Services
1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
To apply for this job please visit www.benedict.edu.