Loyola Marymount University’s Department of Health and Human Sciences is seeking to hire a tenure?track (9?month) Assistant Professor with Health Science expertise to begin employment August 2019.
The successful candidate will teach courses to support the Department mission (http://cse.lmu.edu/department/healthandhumansciences/ ) in areas related to public health, epidemiology, community health sciences, health policy and management, and other upper division health science courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates who have earned a terminal degree (Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate) in a health science, biomedical, or clinical field.
The candidate should display evidence of the ability to develop an effective research agenda using human research participants and involving mentorship of research experiences for undergraduate students. Scholarship endeavors should contribute to and complement the department’s current research portfolio within the existing laboratory space of our new $100 Million Life Science Building (for details see http://seavernews.lmu.edu/new?life?sciences?building?2/).
Additional duties will include advising and mentoring undergraduate students majoring in Health and Human Sciences as well as service on college/university committees and regular participation in faculty governance. The University and the Department of Health and Human Sciences have a strong commitment to cultural and ethnic diversity within the faculty and student body. Applicants who have experience or interest in this area are asked to highlight this in their application.
Teaching experience at the college level;
Demonstrated multicultural competency and experience interacting effectively with diverse groups of people;
Ability to incorporate innovative pedagogies and technologies in their teaching;
Professional and approachable demeanor with undergraduate
Preferred Qualifications: Teaching and scholarship that attempts, where feasible, to promote community?based or service learning which guides students in the integration of science and social justice is ideal. Candidates with research that complements existing departmental strengths are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates who are ABD will also be considered, but applicants must include the anticipated date of defense in the cover letter. The terminal degree must be conferred before the official start date for the position (August 15, 2019).
Loyola Marymount, founded in 1911, is a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education. Located on the west side of Los Angeles overlooking the Pacific, LMU is one of the nation's 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and five Marymount institutions. It serves 6,200 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students in the Colleges/Schools of Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Business Administration, Communication and Fine Arts, Film and Television, Education, and Law. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)