Half-Time Appointment Instructor within the Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services

Position Title:
Half-Time Appointment Instructor within the Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services

Department: Community Hlth/Rehab Services – FSPED

Work Schedule: Varies

Location: Farmington, ME

Statement of Job:
Peacefully nestled in the spectacular lakes & mountains region of western Maine, UMF is Maine’s public liberal arts college, offering quality programs in teacher education, human services and arts and sciences. The campus is in historic downtown Farmington, just a short walk away from coffee shops, funky stores, restaurants, banks, bookstores, a multi-screen movie theater and a whole lot more. Our perfect location combines the active outdoor lifestyle with the arts & smarts of a small college town.

The University of Maine Farmington is seeking applicants for a half-time, one year appointment within Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services.

The Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services invites applications for a half-time, one year position in Community Health Education at the rank of Instructor.

Expectations:
The Division of Community Health Education, Recreation & Rehabilitation Services is a collaborative program in search of a faculty member who shares our commitment to student field placement and passionate teaching in the discipline of Community Health Education. We specifically align our major with the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing Professional Responsibilities and Competencies required as an entry level Community Health Education/Health Promotion Specialist. The core courses are Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; Health Communications and Theory; Resource Management and Grants; Health Education Planning, and Epidemiology. Areas of teaching will include Nutrition Education and Internship Supervision. Faculty will teach one or more health education electives. Teaching load will be 6 academic credits per semester. Faculty will be required to be on campus depending on teaching schedule and internship needs.

Qualifications:
Required: An earned master’s degree in health education or a closely related field. Candidate should have expertise in the areas of nutrition and physical activity.

Preferred: A doctorate degree in health education or a closely related field. Experience in teaching and community health education a plus.

Other Information:
Additional information, such as duties, requirements, submission information, and how to apply, available at: https://umf.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=54742

Please create an applicant profile, complete a brief application, upload a letter of interest that includes teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.

Position begins:
September 1, 2019.

Review of applications will begin immediately with an application deadline of April 19, 2019.

Materials received on or after that date will be considered at the discretion of the university. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

Please email questions to Dr. Kate Callahan. katie.callahan@maine.edu

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

The University of Maine at Farmington is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Length:
Academic Year (Sept-May)

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Transcripts