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Assistant Professor of Community Health

Position Deleted on 3/17/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Monmouth, OR
  • Faculty - Health - Other Health Faculty
  • Faculty - Education - Teacher Education
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Recruitment Number: F1113

Application Deadline: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The Health & Physical Education Division seeks qualified applicants for a 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Community Health. Summer session employment is possible if desired. The university strongly encourages applications from scholars of diverse backgrounds with a commitment to multicultural education and multidisciplinary collaboration.

The primary instructional assignment will be in one of the following areas: Epidemiology and/or Research Methods. In addition, the candidate will have the opportunity to teach other courses relevant to his/her expertise and the Community Health degree program. The individual hired for this position will teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, advise undergraduate students, participate in service activities, and demonstrate commitment to work with diverse populations. The candidate is expected to actively pursue professional development opportunities and engage in research and scholarly activities.

Qualifications: Earned Doctorate in Health or related field is required. Preference will be given to candidates with an established record of successful teaching, scholarly work, professional service, and C.H.E.S. certification. Candidates must possess a Ph.D., Ed.D. or Dr.P.H. degree at the time of employment.

Start Date: September 16, 2012

Contact Information: Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Peggy Pedersen, Search Chair, at 503-838-8269 or

For questions regarding the application process or to submit your application documents, please contact Human Resources at 503-838-8552 or

Application Process
Please submit these required application materials:
  • A WOU Faculty Application Form (available at
  • Letter of application, including statement of teaching philosophy, scholarly efforts, and professional services activities
  • Current curriculum vita
  • Transcripts showing highest degree (unofficial)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation plus contact information for three (3) references
Submit Application Materials to:

F1113 Assistant Professor of Community Health
Western Oregon University
Human Resources Office
345 N. Monmouth Ave.
Monmouth, OR 97361

-OR- E-mail as an attachment to -OR- Fax to 503-838-8144.
Western Oregon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.
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