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Assistant Professor - Medical Lab Sciences and Public Health


Company : Tarleton State University


Location : Stephenville, TX


Created : 2020-09-12


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

Job Title Assistant Professor - Medical Lab Sciences and Public Health Agency Tarleton State University Department Medical Laboratory Sciences Proposed Minimum Salary Commensurate Job Location Stephenville, Texas Job Type Faculty Job Description Applications accepted only online at Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution.; Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate Responsibilities: 80% Teaching and Service: Teach lectures and laboratories within the Medical Lab Sciences and Public Health department as assigned. Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning. Support the Department of Medical Lab Sciences with other duties as appropriate for a full-time faculty appointment. Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours and advising for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty. Performs other duties as assigned by Department Head. Participates as assigned in accreditation activities. 20% Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity: Demonstrate a record of ongoing research, scholarship or creative activity appropriate to your academic discipline. Required Education and Experience:Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) or PhD in Public Health. Teachers of record must possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges and Schools credential standards which normally include a Masters degree with 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area or suitable approved justification. Teaching experience in higher education setting. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Demonstrated ability in the discipline and show clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean. Demonstrated continuing scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degree. Documented yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service. Preferred Experience:Experience practicing in a Public Health setting in local, state or national environment is preferred. Administrative experience in obtaining accreditation and success in obtaining external funding for public health research grants is preferred All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. Tarleton’s Vision Tarleton State University will be the premier comprehensive regional university in the nation, dedicated to education, service and research. It is committed to being a university of opportunity for all students and believes it has a responsibility to drive regional innovation and job creation for all graduates. About Tarleton State University Tarleton’s innovative and transformative approach provides more than knowledge. Through real-world experiences and effective teaching, research, scholarship and service, students gain the know-how for promising careers, no matter their field of study. Tarleton has evolved into the near-perfect model of size, academic scope and affordability. Founded in 1899 and part of The Texas A&M University System since 1917, it combines the resources of a major public institution — more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, cutting-edge academic facilities, faculty experts — with its own brand of personal attention, history and community to be a first-choice destination for students across North Texas and beyond. Students can choose to study in one of seven colleges — Agricultural and Environmental, Business Administration, Education, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. The primary campus is in Stephenville, which consistently ranks as one of the best small towns in America. Additional locations are in Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and Bryan, complemented by a fully online Global Campus. Students come to Tarleton from around the world, representing some 30 countries and nearly every state in the U.S., and leave as moral, ethical thinkers with civility and integrity who contribute meaningfully to a global society. Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. If you need assistance applying for this job, please contact 254-968-9128. Useful Links: + Contact Us + Tarleton Home + Tarleton Employee Services + Benefits + Compensation + Virtual Campus Tour + Maps & Directions + A-Z Index + Legal Statements