The Health Sciences Department is seeking a full-time (9 month) faculty member at the rank of Lecturer. The department recently recognized areas of convergence within our multidisciplinary unit, and we hope to hire excellent teaching faculty with experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: nutrition and foods, fitness, health education/promotion, and/or indigenous health. The department is interested in applicants with both online and residential teaching experience and all applicants must be able to identify strong academic and/or experiential preparation in public health/health promotion concepts. This is a renewable, non-tenure earning faculty position requiring both teaching (80%) and service (20%) within the department. Teaching loads for non-tenure track positions at NAU are typically 12 credits per semester. The position begins August 19, 2019.
The Department of Health Sciences serves approximately 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students within the College of Health and Human Services. The department is a true multidisciplinary unit, providing six different undergraduate degree programs in five unique disciplines--Public Health, Nutrition and Foods, Allied Health, Fitness Wellness, and Physical Education Teacher Education--along with the Master of Public Health degree and collaboration in an Interdisciplinary Health PhD degree between the College of Health and Human Services and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Please see nau.jobs for full job descriptions and details on how to apply online! NAU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Earned Master's degree in Public Health or a closely-related field--e.g., health promotion/education, health administration), or Nutrition and Foods, Fitness/Wellness, Exercise Science/Kinesiology--all with strong public health/health promotion preparation/experience. College or University teaching experience in public health, health education, nutrition and foods, fitness/kinesiology, indigenous health, or related areas.
Internal Number: 604247
About Northern Arizona University
Established in 1899, Northern Arizona University (NAU) is one of the three public universities in Arizona, currently serving over 30,000 students and 4200 faculty and staff statewide. NAU’s mountain campus in Flagstaff, one of more than twenty locations across the state, covers 680 acres of picturesque grounds with more than 150 buildings and nearly 7.0 million square feet. NAU values global engagement, diversity, civic engagement and community building. Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. Flagstaff is a city rich in cultural diversity with a population of 68,677 located less than 150 miles from Phoenix. Situated at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, its 7,000 foot elevation and four-season climate make Flagstaff ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and the Arizona Snowbowl.