The UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in our innovative Bachelor of Health Science program. This is a full-time, academic-year (9-month) position with appointment beginning August 2017.
Bachelor of Health Sciences undergraduate students are exposed to urban-focused coursework in health policy, health program development, health and wellness, and population health outcomes. With a combination of coursework, service learning, volunteerism, and a senior year internship, students will apply theoretical concepts in evidence-based health programming and policy development in community settings. The UMKC BHS Degree Program offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to prepare students for a wide variety of careers in health or to pursue post-graduate education.
The UMKC BHS Degree Program is offered through the UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies and includes coursework in the physical, biological, behavioral, business and social aspects of health.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City is a comprehensive urban university with nationally recognized programs in the health sciences, the arts and business/urban affairs. The School of Nursing and Health Studies is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report for its graduate programs and in recruiting and retaining male and minority students in nursing. UMKC is also an active partner in the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute, which is attracting researchers and scientists to the region.
The faculty member selected for this position will be expected to:
a) Teach in the undergraduate BHS program.
b) Maintain a successful record of scholarly activity.
c) Provide service appropriate to the position.
d) Advance the goals of the School of Nursing and Health Studies Strategic Plan and the University of Missouri-Kansas City's vision and values.
e) Demonstrate professional leadership, academic advising, and service within the university and region. The School seeks faculty of national prominence to teach and lead in this cutting edge program. The BHS program is approved by the Missouri Department of Higher Education.