University of New Haven is seeking to hire a tenure-track faculty member to teach in its BS in Health Sciences. AOS is health education and promotion and/or prevention science. This is a position to be filled for Fall 2019.
The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences trains competent, caring health professionals by delivering innovative, interdisciplinary healthcare education and services that are student-centered, focused on excellence, with a global reach. The School aims to be a regional destination and nationally recognized leader for healthcare education and services at the forefront of healthcare for the 21st century. The School of Health Sciences is comprised of four undergraduate and three graduate programs offered on its West Haven, Connecticut campus. The School’s faculty include 55 full-time and clinical faculty, an on-campus Dental Center and a Health Sciences Simulation Laboratory.
The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences is one of the most progressive health science schools in the US for its approach to integrate all health professionals—from technicians to physicians—in an interdisciplinary, interprofessional educational experience focused on its three primary pillars: prevention, professional ethics, and health technology. The School has embarked upon an 10-year plan of launching one new academic program each year for the next 10 years. This includes the creation of a market competitive health sciences core curriculum, the creation of innovative dual admission programs, and the creation of new clinical and non-clinical health programs in public health, digital health, athletic training, rehabilitation sciences and more. The School of Health Sciences has strong relationships with multiple health systems in the southern New England region that provide ample opportunities for research, community partnerships, and other collaborations.
The BS in Health Sciences major is one of the key components of the School of Health Sciences’ plan for growth and expansion. After launching in Fall 2017, the BS in Health Sciences major is the fastest growing major at the University of New Haven with more than 50 students in the major in one year. This major prepares students who are on a pre-clinical pathway as well as students who are interested in careers in public health, health administration, and clinical research.
Teach 5-6 courses per year at the undergraduate level
Advise and mentor students in the BS in Health Sciences program
Serve on departmental, college and university level committees
Engage in an active scholarly research agenda in health sciences, public health, and/or healthcare administration
An earned doctorate degree in healthcare management, health services research, public health, health information technology, health informatics or a related field
Demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level
Experience advising, mentoring or coaching students or peers
Demonstrated research capacity with a research agenda consistent with the pillars of excellence in the School of Health Sciences
Demonstrated research productivity with an active research pipeline consistent with a tenure-track faculty member
Experience working in diverse, multidisciplinary teams
Internal Number: 18-24F
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.