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Employer: University of Central Florida
Located in: Orlando, Florida
Degree Required: PhD
|Class Title||Lecturer, Health Sciences|
|Administrative Title||No Administrative Function|
The Department of Health Sciences at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for three full-time, nine-month lecturer positions to start fall of 2019.
The successful candidates will be expected to focus on high quality course delivery and student learning and engagement methods. Assignment will include teaching, service, and participation in other appropriate internal activities that contribute to the advancement of the department. The normal teaching load for this position is four classes each fall semester and four classes each spring semester.
Strategic emphasis within the Department of Health Sciences focuses on clinical, behavioral and pathophysiological understanding of human health. The department aspires to promote and improve the health and well-being of local and global communities through transformative, innovative, and inclusive education, research, clinical practice, and service. With approximately 4,000 undergraduate students, this unit is recognized for its superior quality of educational offerings and its contributions to health care, scholarship, and service to our community. The department currently offers a major and minor in Health Sciences, and it is in the process of developing graduate degrees in nutrition, pathophysiology, and community health promotion. For more information about the department, visit our website at: https://healthprofessions.ucf.edu/healthsciences/.
The Department of Health Sciences is housed within the newly formed College of Health Professions and Sciences (CHPS) at UCF. The college is a core member of the newly-formed UCF Academic Health Sciences Center (AHSC) along with the existing Colleges of Nursing and Medicine. CHPS hosts four academic units: the Department of Health Sciences, the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy, and the School of Social Work.
The University of Central Florida is an emerging preeminent research university in Florida and one of the largest universities in the U.S. with a diverse student body of approximately 67,500 students and has grown substantially in size, quality, diversity, and reputation in its first 50 years. UCF and its 13 colleges offer 216 degrees from UCF’s main campus, hospitality campus, health sciences campus, online and through our 10 regional locations. UCF has been identified as one of the top five “Schools to Watch” by U.S. News & World Report. The university and college stress the importance of community engagement and partnerships, and offer the unique opportunity for collaborative research and work with dedicated community professionals in a wide range of policy and management areas, both inside and outside academia.
|Position Minimum Qualifications||
An academic doctoral degree in a Health Sciences related field from an accredited institution with emphasis on disciplines related to the department’s strategic mission is required by the start of the appointment. Evidence of teaching experience in subjects within the core health sciences curriculum at UCF is also required.
Preference will be given to candidates with at least two years of experience teaching in a large and diverse academic program within a university setting; previous experience in teaching in at least one of the following areas: pathophysiology, pharmacology, nutrition, clinically-focused preventive health, or other core health sciences-related courses within a university setting; and evidence of student mentoring.
Applicants applying for this position will also be considered for position numbers 36608 and 37475.
|Equal Employment Opportunity Employer||
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.
|Additional Application Materials Required||
The university requires that all applicants apply and submit all supporting documents through the UCF online recruitment system at https://www.jobswithucf.com. No paper applications will be considered.
Applicants must complete the online Faculty Applicant Affirmation form and submit the following: (1) a letter of application indicating qualifications for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a teaching philosophy; (4) copy of transcripts; and (5) contact information for three [up to five] professional references. The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts within thirty days of hire date.
NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates will not be considered until all of the above materials are received. Candidates are responsible for ensuring all materials have been uploaded correctly.
For further questions about this position, please contact Danielle Webster, Ph.D., search committee chair, at email@example.com.
|Job Open Date||09/14/2018|
|Job Close Date|
|Open until filled||Yes|
|College/Area||College of Health Professions & Sciences|
|Department||CHPS- Health Sciences|
|Type of Appointment||Regular|
|Work Location||Orlando (Main)|
Posted on 09/28/2018
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