State University of New York at Oswego — Visiting Assistant Professor of Health Promotion and Wellness

The Department of Health Promotion and Wellness at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position.

Posting Date: August 16, 2016

Review Date:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package.  For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: or

Date of Appointment:  August 2017

Description of Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate students on the SUNY Oswego campus and on-line using Blackboard, future instruction may include teaching at the SUNY Oswego Metro center in Syracuse. Courses could include, but are not limited to: Health Promotion Program Planning, Health Program Implementation, Research and Health Program Evaluation, Human Body Systems, Kinesiology, Nutrition, Sports Nutrition, Science of Nutrition, Health Disparities, Addictions, Stress, Drugs, Disease, Wellness and possibly athletic coaching courses. Advise Wellness Management undergraduate majors and minors. Provide service to the department, the School, the College, the profession, and the community.

In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, commitment to undergraduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Health Promotion, Public Health or closely related field

Successful experience teaching at the college-level with a focus on active learning

Experience and use of technology for health and wellness application

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate in Health Promotion, Public Health or closely related field

CHES certification

To Apply:  Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, and three professional references that include email and phone  to:

If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:

Dr. Minjung Seo, Search Committee Chair

Official transcripts are required prior to hiring.  Files must be complete to be considered.

Visa sponsorship not available for this position.

Description of Department:  The Department of Health Promotion and Wellness is a vibrant and expanding department offering a B.S. degree in Wellness Management. The department is leading the way in distance education and is part of Open SUNY Plus as it offers a 100% on-line advanced graduate certificate in Health and Wellness. Minors include Nutrition, Athletic Coaching and Health Sciences. Seven full time faculty focus on healthy behavior change across the lifespan with a special focus on exercise, nutrition, wellness coaching, social justice and interactive health technologies.

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Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of “Top Up-and-Coming Schools” in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger’s “Best College Value” for 2015, and a “Best Northeastern College” by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.

Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at

SUNY Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy,

In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing

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