The Department of Health Sciences in the School of Health & Human Sciences, Indiana University, on the Indianapolis campus invites applications for a 10-month faculty position beginning August 1, 2020. Rank and salary will be commensurate with expertise and academic credentials. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach and mentor both graduate (MS and PhD) and undergraduate (BS) students, will participate in the IUPUI Bridge and First Year Experience courses, and assist with experiential learning opportunities and the program capstone/internship. The Department of Health Sciences offers a PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, a MS in Health Sciences, and a BS in Health Sciences. Additionally, the department offers two undergraduate certificates: Gerontology and Rehabilitation and Disability Studies. Students earn undergraduate certificates independently or in conjunction with the BS in Health Sciences.
IUPUI is Indiana's premier urban public research university, home to more than 30,000 students within 19 schools and colleges including the IU Medical School. IUPUI's innovative practices with respect to health and life science have earned national recognition and offer numerous opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary research efforts. Notably, the IU Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, the Diabetes Translational Research Center, and the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health are all housed on the IUPUI Campus.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The starting date for the position is Fall 2020.
Application materials should include: a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names/contact information for three references.
Indiana University pledges itself to continue its commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the university and throughout American society as a whole. In this regard, Indiana University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to persons based upon their individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans.
The ideal individual will have excellent interpersonal and teaching skills, strong analytical abilities, and enthusiasm in both teaching and research. We also seek candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of the institution's students and employees.
Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the search process must notify the School's HR Business Partner, Paige Hummel, at email@example.com, in advance.
Ph.D. Health or Rehabilitation Sciences or complementary disciplines including but not limited to public health, health promotion, epidemiology, behavioral medicine, health education, or nursing
Demonstrated potential for success in teaching.
Experience in college teaching.
Scholarship of teaching and service are expectations for appointment to the clinical track
Experience with distance education and teaching online courses.
Department Contact for Questions:
For more information on the position, please contact Dr. Kathy Berlin (firstname.lastname@example.org). Additional information on the Department of Health Sciences housed within the School of Health & Human Sciences can be found at https://shhs.iupui.edu/ .
OAA #: IN-AHLT-HS19001
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8325
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.