Position Information

General Information

Position Number 004733
Working Title Lecturer
Classification Title 9-Mo Non-Tenure Track Faculty
College College of Health & Human Svc (Col)
Department Public Health Sciences
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Public Health Sciences is committed to excellence in research and teaching, to building a faculty and staff committed to preparing a diverse workforce, and to extending educational opportunities to students from diverse backgrounds. Our vision is “Healthy People, Healthy Place, Healthy Communities”. The Department has extensive ties with local and regional health departments, health care systems, and other community partners. In addition to our CEPH-accredited BSPH, MPH and PhD degree programs in Public Health Sciences, we offer a BS in Health Systems Management, a MS in Health Informatics, a CAHME-accredited MHA program, and a PhD in Health Services Research. UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university (www.uncc.edu), the third largest and fastest growing of 17 institutions in the UNC system. The 1000-acre campus serves a diverse and growing student body of over 29,000 students including more than 5000 graduate students, and over 1,000 full-time faculty. Charlotte, the 17th largest city in the U.S. is a dynamic, diverse Metropolitan area of 2.4 million with a strong, diversified economic base that supports excellent cultural and recreational amenities, outstanding health facilities, and a major international airport. The Department of Public Health Sciences (PHS) (www.publichealth.uncc.edu) is a member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) with 25 full-time faculty serving over 1,500 undergraduate and 200 graduate students. The Department is housed in the College of Health and Human Services, which also includes the Department of Kinesiology, School of Nursing, and School of Social work.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate degree program (teaching and advising).

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Candidates must have either a doctoral degree or a master’s degree and two years of practice experience in health administration, public health or a related field by August 2018. Candidates are expected to present evidence of commitment to quality undergraduate teaching and advising. The extent to which the candidate can contribute the vision and mission of the department (http://publichealth.uncc.edu/about/vision-and-mission) will be considered. We are particularly interested in candidates with undergraduate teaching experience and a demonstrated commitment to public health workforce development.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications


Special Notes to Applicants

Please attach the following required documents to your electronic submission:
1) Application letter that summarizes your experience and approach to teaching
2) Current curriculum vitae
3) Contact information for at least three references (references will not be contacted until applicants become final candidates).

Screening will begin January 22, 2018. To inquire confidentially about this position, please contact: Dr. Sarah Laditka, Search Committee Chair, at sladitka@uncc.edu.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 12/08/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin 01/22/2018
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
  2. Other Document