Job ID: 147242

Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health

Linfield University

  • Oct. 5, 2020
  • Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health
  • Health & Human Performance
  • Linfield University
    McMinnville, OR
  • Nov. 30, 2020
  • August 2021
  • Adjunct/Visiting Prof
  • Public Health/Management/Administration

Linfield University, a comprehensive university that combines a strong emphasis on the liberal arts with a commitment to professional and interdisciplinary programs, invites highly qualified applications for a full-time, Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor of Public Health beginning fall, 2021. The appointment is a fixed faculty position renewable for up to three years with the potential for renewal contingent upon funding and performance. The position supports a Public Health: Health Promotion curriculum that currently serves majors in Health, Human Performance, and Nursing. Duties include teaching public health courses on Linfield’s McMinnville campus, along with other Health and Human Performance courses as determined by the Department Chair. The successful applicant will demonstrate a commitment to, and potential for, establishing a collaborative research program with undergraduate students and ability to develop and sustain formal partnerships with relevant health-related agencies. The position will serve as the point person for the Public Health: Health Promotion major and future Public Health program offerings.

Required qualifications include: 1) terminal degree in Public Health or related field with demonstrated professional achievement; 2) evidence of successful university teaching in Public Health, Health Education, and work in the field; 3) experience working with undergraduate students inside and outside of the classroom; 4) evidence of successful community engagement including the ability to develop and sustain formal partnerships with relevant health-related agencies; and, 5) demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. Highly qualified candidates will also be able to demonstrate: 1) evidence of high impact pedagogy; 2) successful research program or other scholarship; 3) previous public health/health education work experience; 4) current CHES, MCHES and/or CPH credentials; 5) academic advising experience; and, 5) ability to work collaboratively with constituents across campus.

To apply complete the online application process at and attach the following as ONE complete PDF file: 1) cover letter, 2) resume or curriculum vitae, 3) statement of teaching philosophy, including approach to diversity and inclusion in the classroom, and 4) the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarly/professional achievement, and university transcripts will be required prior to final interviews. Review of applications begins immediately, and applications received by November 20, 2020 will receive full consideration.

  • We Value Diversity: Linfield University is actively engaged in promoting, advancing, and confirming our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a diverse and vibrant Linfield contributes to academic excellence and critical thinking. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. All candidates are encouraged to address how their professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will build on our diversity and inclusion efforts.

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  • McMinnville, OR 97128

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