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Instructor of Health Sciences

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number FAECC686
Advertised Title Instructor of Health Sciences
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number L20557
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department School of Health Studies
Position Summary

Instructor of Health Sciences within the School of Health Studies (SHS). A teaching load of 4-5 course sections (12-15 credit hours) per semester is expected. Teaching may involve traditional, online, and hybrid formats. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include supervision of student interns and service to the school, university, and profession. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The position is a full-time, non-tenure track academic-year appointment with opportunities for paid summer teaching. The University offers an excellent benefits package, and the state of Tennessee has no state income tax. Memphis and the surrounding areas maintain a very low cost of living relative to most parts of the country. The anticipated date of employment is on or before January 8, 2018.

Minimum Position Qualifications

A minimum of an earned Master’s degree is required in Health Sciences, Health Promotion, Exercise Science, or a related area of study. The ability to teach lower and upper division undergraduate health science/health promotion courses (e.g., Wellness Concepts, Principles of Health and Fitness Instruction, Program Leadership) is required. National health and wellness certifications are desired. Effective oral and written communication skills are strongly desired. Candidate must meet eligibility requirements to begin and continue working in the United States at the time of appointment.

Special Conditions
Posting Date 09/14/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Commensurate with qualifications.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants

The review of completed applications will begin October 2, 2017, and may continue until the position is filled. The school welcomes a diverse set of applicants. Only applications submitted electronically at https://workforum.memphis.edu (Full Time Faculty Positions tab) will be considered. Applicants are required to upload (1) a cover letter describing their qualifications related to teaching and service, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references, with a short description of the applicant’s affiliation with each of these individuals. Applicants should receive a confirmation number when all application materials are received. For questions about this position please contact Michelle Stockton, PhD, Search Committee Chair, at mstocktn@memphis.edu.

Instructions to Applicant regarding references

The review of completed applications will begin October 2, 2017, and may continue until the position is filled. The school welcomes a diverse set of applicants. Only applications submitted electronically at https://workforum.memphis.edu (Full Time Faculty Positions tab) will be considered. Applicants are required to upload (1) a cover letter describing their qualifications related to teaching and service, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of four references, with a short description of the applicant’s affiliation with each of these individuals. Applicants should receive a confirmation number when all application materials are received. For questions about this position please contact Michelle Stockton, PhD, Search Committee Chair, at mstocktn@memphis.edu.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References List
Optional Documents