Position Title Lecturer in Public Health
Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track
Provide Rank Lecturer
Position Number 070101
Department Health and Exercise Science (HES) - 273200
Earned Master of Public Health (MPH) degree or Master of Science in
Public Health (MSPH).
Evidence of teaching experience.
Evidence of service to the university and/or community.
Evidence of public health practice experience.
Evidence of valuing diversity and inclusion.
Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
Description of the Department or Unit
The Public Health program is housed in the Department of Health and Exercise
Science and is located within the Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS).
The BCHS is the second largest college at Appalachian State University with
around 3,700 students served by 150 faculty and staff. Committed to
interprofessional innovation and collaboration in teaching, scholarship,
service and clinical outreach, the BCHS is transforming the health and quality
of life for the communities we serve. In 2018, the College expanded to include
the Holmes Convocation Center and Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences, a new,
state-of-the-art 203,000 square foot facility that is the cornerstone of the
Wellness District. In addition, the college is home for the Blue Cross NC
Institute for Health and Human Services and has a collaborative partnership
with the Wake Forest School of Medicine's Physician Assistant Program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Teach 12 credit hours in the fall semester and 12 credit hours in the
spring semester across multiple public health courses in the curriculum.
Engage in programmatic work and activities.
Participate in service activities for the department, university, and
Provide students with academic and professional mentoring.
Align course content with accreditation standards.
Attend program, department, and college meetings. Participate in
Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available
Type of Position Full Time Position
Appointment Type 1.0
Number Of Months Per Year 9
Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a
professional position at a university.
Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains,
prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand
and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all.
The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion
that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge,
to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace
diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North
Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-
to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
Proposed Date of Hire 01/03/2022
Suggested Salary Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with
qualifications and experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants
For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required
documents electronically through Appalachian State University's Job Board:
(1) a cover letter addressing the position description, qualifications, and
(2) a diversity statement. Appalachian State and the Department of Health
and Exercise Science are committed to working with diverse student and
community populations. In your application, please describe how your
scholarship, teaching, service, or other relevant life experiences contribute
to diverse and inclusive communities.
(3) a statement of teaching philosophy.
(4) a research agenda.
(5) a curriculum vitae.
(6) unofficial copies of all transcripts. Note that finalists invited for
campus interviews must submit official transcripts prior to the campus
(7) a list of three (minimum) professional references including name,
current position, email, address, and phone number.
Disability Accommodation Information
Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application
process by contacting Maranda Maxey, ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or
Posting Date 09/07/2021
Closing Date 10/08/2021
Open Until Filled No
Evaluation of Applications Begins 10/08/2021
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational
programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions
of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex,
gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability,
veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Director of Human Resources/EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
Director of Title IX Compliance/Title IX Coordinator
Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
ADA/504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and
inclusive excellence both locally and globally.
We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and
inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community,
including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus
community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase
learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work
collectively to achieve a just experience for all.
We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable
environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their
culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed
to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an
expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of
the university community.
Background Check Statement
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the
University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be
required before the hiring process can be completed.
Search Chair Name B. Adam Hege
Search Chair Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research Interests
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