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Program Director of Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Candidates should send a letter of application addressing their qualifications for this position; cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and emails of three references from academic and professional sources (electronic submissions only) to https://jobs.odu.edu/. Questions concerning this position can be directed to the search committee chair via email: Robert Cramer, Ph.D., rcramer@odu.edu

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Program Director of Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS)
Department COMM & ENVIRON HEALTH
Position Number F0421A
Job Description

Old Dominion University invites application for a 10-month full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the School of Community and Environmental Health, with the primary responsibility in the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Program (BSHS) as program director. The BSHS has two concentrations: Public Health and Health Services Administration. Incoming faculty will be expected to maintain an active program of research, teaching, and service in health sciences and/or public health. The position reports to the Chair of the School of Community and Environmental Health in the College of Health Sciences. Opportunities also exist for mentoring and teaching doctoral and master students in Old Dominion University.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

Specific minimum qualifications center on experience in undergraduate-level teaching related to public health/health science or closely related areas are required. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active program of undergraduate teaching/advising and research, publication, and pursuit of external research funding. Appointment requires a record of research in a public health- or health science-related area. As demonstrated through teaching, research, service and/or professional experience, minimum attributes of the ideal candidate include: (1) current knowledge of the public health/health sciences fields; (2) experience advising and mentoring undergraduate students in health science/public health; (3) knowledge of current CEPH accreditation process and requirements; (4) experience mentoring undergraduate research; (5) experience with curriculum development, monitoring, and evaluation; (6) undergraduate teaching experience using hybrid and online formats; (7) demonstrated independence and organizational skills; (8) demonstrated ability to work with others and across departments; and (9) excellent oral and written communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

A terminal degree is required. An earned doctorate in a public health- or health science-related discipline (e.g., public health, health promotion, health services research, health services administration) or a closely related field is required.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification
Preferred Qualifications

In addition to the minimum qualifications, preferred attributes of the ideal candidate include: (1) experience as a program director or administrator; (2) experience coordinating practicum/internship placements and/or field experience; (3) experience teaching diverse student populations and non-traditional students; (4) ability to work well in a collegial environment with a variety of stakeholders; and (5) research expertise in a public health/health science domain including, but not limited to: health policy & management; health administration & leadership; community health; business or organizational administration; healthcare law or finance; vulnerable population health; program evaluation; global health; or behavioral health.

Location Norfolk, VA
Job Open Date 06/19/2017
Application Review Date 09/04/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Candidates should send a letter of application addressing their qualifications for this position; cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and emails of three references from academic and professional sources (electronic submissions only) to https://jobs.odu.edu/. Questions concerning this position can be directed to the search committee chair via email: Robert Cramer, Ph.D., rcramer@odu.edu

Telework Friendly No
Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

College Home Page

http://www.hs.odu.edu

Department Home Page

https://www.odu.edu/commhealth

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education (website or print)
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • DiverseJobs.com
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Jobs.Virginia.gov
    • Old Dominion University website
    • Virginia Pilot (website or print)
    • Richmond Times Dispatch (website or print)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for Professional References
  4. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Statement of Research Interests
  3. Other Document