Coastal Carolina University — Assistant / Associate Professor of Public Health – Health Sciences

The Department of Health Sciences at Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for a full-time tenure track faculty appointment as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in the Public Health program effective August 16, 2022. The program is a CEPH accredited four-year Bachelor of Science degree program. This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Health Sciences.

The program seeks an exceptional teacher as well as a promising scholar with a strong service record. A DrPh or a Ph.D. in Public Health, Health Behavior, Health Administration, Health Care Management, Health Economics, Health Policy, Health Law, Global Health or related field, is required. Candidates with exceptional teaching experience at the undergraduate level, curriculum development, evidence of scholarly promise through publications and presentations, experience with health service research and a record of community and/or public engagement and evidence of collaboration are preferred.

The successful candidate should be qualified to teach any of the five core areas of public health but candidates with a strong background in health care management, health policy, health law, health economics, or global health, are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is able to incorporate and address cultural competence and diversity perspectives throughout the curriculum and exhibit leadership potential.

Responsibilities include course development, teaching and advising students in the major, and working with Chair to coordinate the undergraduate program. It also includes publishing research in the public health disciplines, serving on departmental, college and University committees and providing services to the community. The position carries a 4/3 teaching load of upper- and lower-division required courses and is a 9-month position. Relocation is required.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.  To apply, please submit letter of application (outlining interest in the position, qualifications, areas of specialization, and approach to teaching online courses), curriculum vitae, transcripts and the contact information for three (3) professional references electronically at: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.