The College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Vermont is seeking an individual to make a significant contribution in the growth and development of our new Health Sciences (HSCI) program. Responsibilities will include teaching within the Health Sciences curriculum, academic advising and facilitation of field experiences. This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position on a nine month appointment open to individuals holding an advanced degree and expertise in Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Health Education, Community Health, Health Promotion or other -related field. A Ph.D. is preferred; however, individuals with a Master's degree and relevant experience will also be considered. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and will be able to build collaborations with community-based, local, regional, national and international health related organizations. Candidates with an interest and/or experience in project planning and health services research are highly desirable.
UVM's HSCI program, established in 2015, is located within the Department of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences which is part of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. This undergraduate program prepares students for careers in health related fields through a core curriculum that integrates social, behavioral and analytical areas of health science. There are abundant opportunities for inter-professional collaborations in teaching and research with the Vermont Department of Health, the University of Vermont Medical Center, The University of Vermont Health Network, the Vermont Cancer Center, the UVM College of Medicine, and the College of Arts and Sciences. For more information go to www.uvm.edu/ and go.uvm.edu/hsci
Founded in 1791, UVM has been called one of the “public ivies” and is consistently ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States. The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, also rated as one of the best small cities in America. The greater Burlington area has a population of about 125,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Burlington and the surrounding area provide an environment rich in cultural and recreational activities for individuals and families.
Establishing a diverse and inclusive culture is a priority at the University of Vermont. The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. For more information regarding the University of Vermont's diversity initiatives, please visit the President's web site at: http://www.uvm.edu/president. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Prospective candidates should apply online at www.uvmjobs.com. Search for the position using the department name (MLRS). Attach curriculum vitae and letter detailing areas of expertise, professional goals, and a statement on how you will contribute to the University's commitment to diversity. The position will remain open until a sufficient pool of applications are received. The review of applications will begin December 1, 2017. All inquiries will remain confidential. For additional information please contact: