Overview

North Carolina Wesleyan University invites applications for a 9-month appointment as a tenure-track professor (rank open) of Public Health beginning in August 2023. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, teaching a variety of core public health classes at the graduate and undergraduate level; advising students; promoting program growth and academic quality; supervising student interns, and serving on internal committees. The successful candidate will play a key role in providing a new Masters of Public Health that has passed the faculty and (pending accreditor approval) is expected to launch in Fall 2023.  The area of specialization is open, but a strong grounding in population health, epidemiology/biostatistics, and/or public health policy a would be a significant plus.

North Carolina Wesleyan faculty are expected to engage students through the use of both traditional and innovative instructional strategies. A regular load at North Carolina Wesleyan University is 12 hours per semester, but may vary based on the distribution of teaching load across the graduate and undergraduate programs.

North Carolina Wesleyan University, a liberal arts University affiliated with the United Methodist Church, emphasizes teaching excellence and personal attention. The University is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and serves approximately 1,500 students, including adult degree students in the Adult and Professional Studies program. Rocky Mount is in the eastern, coastal plains region of North Carolina, convenient to the Raleigh-Durham area and the beaches of the Outer Banks. Richmond, VA, Washington, DC, and the mountains of North Carolina are also within easy driving distance.

Qualifications: An earned doctoral degree in Public Health, or closely related field, is required. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have obtained Ph.D by August 2023. Previous college or university-level teaching experience, particularly in the areas of public health policy; public health administration, epidemiology or biostatistics; research methods in public health; and/or program planning, implementation, and evaluation is strongly preferred. Evidence of scholarly activities such as submission of peer-reviewed publications and professional presentation is also highly desirable.

Initial applications should include: 1) a letter of application, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) copies of transcripts showing academic work in higher education and degrees received, and 4) three letters of professional reference, sent as a single pdf file.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Application materials should be sent, as a single pdf, to Ms. Tammy Harrell, Manager of Faculty Records and Academic Projects, North Carolina Wesleyan University, 3400 N. Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mount, NC 27804 or by email to tharrell@ncwc.edu.

About North Carolina Wesleyan University

North Carolina Wesleyan University, a liberal arts University affiliated with the United Methodist Church, emphasizes teaching excellence and personal attention. The University is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and serves approximately 1,500 students, including adult degree students in the Adult and Professional Studies program. Rocky Mount is in the eastern, coastal plains region of North Carolina, convenient to the Raleigh-Durham area and the beaches of the Outer Banks. Richmond, VA, Washington, DC, and the mountains of North Carolina are also within easy driving distance.