Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor/Director

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
School of Health and Human Sciences
Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor

POSITION: Applications are invited for a 12‐month, Tenure Track faculty position in Health and Human Sciences at the Assistant/Associate Level to serve as a Program Director of the new Health and Human Sciences undergraduate major.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The School of Health and Human Sciences at UNC Greensboro (UNCG) is seeking a highly motivated individual to lead a new interdisciplinary bachelor’s degree program.. This degree is designed to prepare its graduates 1) for success in entry-level allied health-related industries, or 2) to be competitive applicants to allied health-related graduate programs. Students in the program will be introduced to a wide range of allied health careers and clear pathways to attaining those careers, including their specific academic requirements. The director will provide administrative leadership in the continued development, launch, maintenance, and evaluation of the program as well as instruction in the program and scholarly activities The director will report to the Dean of Health and Human Sciences. The BS in Health and Human Sciences is explicitly interdisciplinary, drawing from a range of disciplines related to allied health fields with a focus on Interprofessional Education.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
● An earned doctorate in a Health Science or related field
● Experience in instruction and leadership/administration of undergraduate education
● Evidence of scholarly work that would complement their role as the Director of the BS in Health and Human Sciences

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
● Evidence of implementing interprofessional education initiatives through collaboration with other colleges and departments.
● A strong understanding and appreciation of a wide variety of disciplines as well as the needs and strengths unique to each program.
● Experience with the clinical requirements of health science programs and ability to leverage existing partnerships with external health care and nonprofit providers.
● Experience with and deep respect for diversity, equity, and inclusion as exhibited by a record of promoting diversity within a student body, faculty, staff, and administrative team.
● Experience with First Generation college students and community college to 4-year university transfer students is especially welcome.

START DATE & SALARY: Aug 1, 2023; Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

THE SCHOOL OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SCIENCES
The School of HHS aims to inspire and equip people and transform institutions to work in ways that make the world better, safer, healthier, more humane and just. Our School community includes a rich and unique array of nationally ranked programs including: Communication Sciences and Disorders, Community and Therapeutic Recreation, Genetic Counseling, Gerontology, Human Development and Family Studies, Kinesiology, Nutrition, Peace and Conflict Studies, Public Health Education, and Social Work. We celebrate our dynamic intellectual community by embracing interdisciplinary collaboration, creativity of thought, and innovation of practice.

GENERAL INFORMATION: UNCG is a public research-intensive university in the UNC System that seeks to make ‘a difference in the lives of the students and communities it serves.’ Faculty, staff, and students at UNCG seek to transform learning processes, knowledge building, and our region. We are proud that UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution as well as a Title III Part A institution. UNCG now ranks No. 1 statewide and No. 27 nationally for social mobility, a new U.S. News category highlighting institutions that are most successful in enrolling and graduating students who come from historically excluded communities. We value diversity, recognizing that we are all shaped by these numerous and varied factors and that each student, faculty, and staff member are uniquely qualified to contribute to the collective goals of the university. UNCG is committed to moving beyond the demographics of diversity to creating an inclusive environment that brings us together, harnessing these diverse characteristics to advance the university’s mission and vision.

The campus is located 1 mile from the center of Greensboro, a city with a population of ~290,000. Located in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont, UNCG and the City of Greensboro take great pride in their family‐ and military‐friendly environments. With its temperate weather and hiking and biking trails, lakes, parks, and greenways located in the city and surrounding counties, Greensboro is an ideal place to work and live.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Review of applications will begin January 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a detailed letter speaking to both required and preferred qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and names/contact information of three professional references. Applications should be submitted through the UNCGjobsearch: at https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/postings/24815 Questions regarding the position or application process should be sent to Dr. Meredith Gringle (mrgringl@uncg.edu) OR Dr. Randy Schmitz (rjschmit@uncg.edu), search committee co-chairs.

AA/EOE: UNCG is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Moreover, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels. For individuals with disabilities requiring disability‐related accommodations in the application and interview process, please email us at askeeo@uncg.edu. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If the highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified prior to start date. UNCG participates in E‐Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.