Open Rank: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

East Tennessee State University

United States

July 18, 2022


Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Open Rank: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Department Community and Behavioral Health - 38200 Pay Grade 1 Job Category Faculty Job Summary

The Department of Community and Behavioral Health at East Tennessee State University is recruiting an open-rank tenure track faculty member for a 12-month appointment, at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank beginning August 2022.

The ideal candidate will have a strong record of an innovative and productive research program in community-based participatory research, a history of, or promise in, successful external funding consistent with career stage, and experience teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. The successful candidate will also have experience with both in-person and online instructional methodologies.

Responsibilities include the development of an ongoing research program and pursuit of funding opportunities, instructional development, and professional and community service. An active and productive research agenda is an important element of this position. The position will also involve teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs in public health, with opportunities for instruction through both in-class and online formats. In addition, the faculty member will engage in service activities to the institution and to the professional community, student mentoring, and will contribute to the growth of the department's academic programs.

Our Department, housed in a CEPH-accredited College of Public Health (https: // www., offers a collegial and thriving environment with opportunities for faculty development and growth. The department is home to bachelors, masters, and doctoral degree programs in community health. Faculty enjoy strong working relationships with the region's public health and health care systems and the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across ETSU's academic health science center.

The college is part of the University's Academic Health Sciences division, which also houses the James H. Quillen College of Medicine, the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, the College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences, and the College of Nursing. This person will join a dynamic and growing department focused on interprofessional education and training.

ETSU is a Doctoral Research Intensive University and home to about 15,000 students. The Johnson City metropolitan area is an economic and healthcare hub recognized as one of the best places to live in the U.S. Surrounded by national forests, our area is prized for outdoor activities, parks, golf courses, hiking trails, and lakes. In Northeast Tennessee, we enjoy the four seasons, excellent schools, abundant recreation and entertainment, college town environment, and low cost of living.

ETSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated productivity in research related to community-based participatory research and mixed methods (qualitative and quantitative) inquiry.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, including in-class and online public health courses.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently and to function effectively as part of a team.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in computer software including word processing, presentations, and statistical packages.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse student body.
  • Required Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate in Public Health, Social Sciences, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited university;
  • experience teaching at the college level with both graduate and undergraduate students;
  • relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals or presentations at professional conferences;
  • the promise of, or evidence of, obtaining independent, external research funding; and
  • at least one year of experience in community engagement or a field related to community health
  • Preferred Qualifications


    Salary Commensurate with experience

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number F00571P

    Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No Open Date 06/17/2022 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants should go to https: // to apply for the position. Be sure to complete an online application, and submit a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the position, and a curriculum vitae (including at least three references who will be contacted). Transcripts must be submitted to be considered for review (unofficial transcripts or a copy of the transcript is acceptable for application purposes). Official transcripts may be required upon hire. Please contact the search committee chair, Dr. Deborah Leachman Slawson ( for further inquiries. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

    Faculty positions are only required to be posted for a minimum of fourteen (14) calendar days. The closing date for this posting is subject to change without notice to applicants.

    Disclaimer: The Job Summary intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

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    Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Optional Documents

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