Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and Health Promotion

Concord University
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
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Position Title Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and Health Promotion Working Title Assistant Professor of Health Sciences and Health Promotion Scheduled Hours Per Week Salary FLSA Status Exempt

Job Summary

Job Summary

The College of Science, Mathematics, & Health. Department of Health Sciences at Concord University, Athens, West Virginia is advertising for an Assistant Professor or Instructor level position.

Concord University is a baccalaureate liberal arts-based institution with a strong commitment to programs of excellence in teacher education, business, pre-professional programs in the arts and sciences, and public service. The Department of Health Sciences has eight full-time faculty who serve approximately 200 undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degree options in Athletic Training, Health Sciences, Health Promotion, and Wellness Education.

The Department of Health Sciences is seeking an Assistant Professor or Instructor to serve as a faculty member at Concord University. This is a full- time, 9-month position beginning August 2023. The Department of Health Sciences offers a Bachelor of Science in Wellness Education, a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, a Master of Arts in Health Promotion, and is currently developing a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Successful candidates are expected to have a willingness and desire to engage in program, department, college, university, and professional development and promotion. Teaching assignments are based on course availability and expertise. Courses taught will be assigned based on candidate background, but could include both undergraduate and graduate courses such as Personal Health, Principles of Nutrition, Principles of Human Sexuality, Foundations of Health Promotion, Needs Assessment, Program Planning and Evaluation.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Teach 12 hours a semester
  • Assist with student recruitment, retention, and academic advising towards degree completion Actively engage in university, department, and program assessment activities
  • Advise undergraduate/graduate students
  • Mentor undergraduate/graduate student research
  • Demonstrate commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service
  • Willingness to serve on department, college, and university committees
  • Participate in relevant professional development
  • Support the mission of Concord University
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • % of Time 100%


    Minimum Education Master's

    Required Licenses/Certification

    Minimum Education: Masters Considered, Doctorate preferred

    Minimum Qualifications: Earned Masters or Doctorate degree (PhD, EdD, DrPH) in Health Promotion, Public Health, Exercise Science or related field

    Required Skills

    • Ability to reason logically so as to effectively analyze and solve problems. • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships. • Ability to speak and write effectively and to develop reports. • Ability to work independently, with a minimum of direction and under broad guidelines. • Experience in teaching modalities, exercise physiology, and evidence-based research • Experience with programmatic assessment • Evidence of scholarly activity supported by external funding • Experience with developing and delivering online courses (asynchronous and/or synchronous). • Evidence of involvement and leadership with state, district, and national professional organizations.

    Required Experience

    Type of experience Needed Health promotion/education work experience is required.

    Amount of Experience Needed (Months/Years) Over 4 Years, up to 6 years Type of experience Needed Demonstrated record of scholarly engagement.

    Amount of Experience Needed (Months/Years) Over 4 Years, up to 6 years Type of experience Needed Demonstrated effectiveness in teaching.

    Amount of Experience Needed (Months/Years) Over 4 Years, up to 6 years

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    Concord University is a small public, comprehensive institution with an enrollment of around 1800 students. The University is located in a scenic, small-town setting in the mountains of southern West Virginia with access to year-round outdoor recreation activities. While life is slower in the Appalachians, Athens is within driving distance to metropolitan areas in West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, and Washington, DC.

    Concord has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad representation of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

    Applications will only be accepted through Concord University's online application site at https: // Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

    Concord University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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