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Instructor - Public Health

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How to Apply: To apply for the position, please send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching to: Dr. Chris Hosgood, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Lethbridge 4401 University Drive Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, T1K 3M4. Electronic applications are welcomed at: dean.hlsc@uleth.ca. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and will continue to be accepted until a successful candidate is selected.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Instructor - Public Health
Rank Instructor
Tenure Information
Position Details

The University of Lethbridge, a comprehensive university with approximately 8500 students from 37 countries, aims to foster the spirit of free inquiry and the critical interpretation of ideas. The University is a vital part of Lethbridge, a community of 100,000 located in picturesque Southern Alberta, close to the Rocky Mountains. An excellent place to raise a family and enjoy the many recreational and cultural amenities of the area, you will discover a wonderful quality of life that is second to none.

If you are open to innovation and committed to the creation of an environment that excites and ignites learning, we welcome your application. The Faculty of Health Sciences is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and community service together with novel approaches to health, addictions and human services.

Position

The Faculty of Health Sciences has an opening for one full-time Instructor position in public health (term concludes June 30, 2020); possibility for extension contingent on funding. Candidates should have a graduate degree in public health; experience in a public health discipline (biostatistics, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, health policy and/or health promotion); and experience teaching public health courses. This position involves teaching undergraduate courses and contributing to the University community through service work.

The Faculty has a dynamic and collaborative teaching and research culture. The Public Health degree provides a range of career options within a growing multidisciplinary field of practice (e.g., population health promotion, epidemiology, Indigenous health, disease prevention & control, food safety, community development, project coordination, program evaluation, and health policy). The program is unique in Alberta and supports provincial and national health goals to promote wellness and population health, and to develop knowledge in the core competencies for public health. The position will commence as soon as possible.

Qualifications

An MPH, MSc or PhD in Public Health.

Academic Setting

The Faculty of Health Sciences currently offers undergraduate and graduate education in Aboriginal Health, Addictions Counselling, Nursing, Public Health and Therapeutic Recreation. The University of Lethbridge has a reputation for providing a high quality education and has been ranked highly for research activities among institutions of our size in Canada. The university website, www.uleth.ca, contains more information about our institution. For more information about the Faculty please visit our website at www.uleth.ca/hlsc.

Remuneration

You will receive an excellent salary commensurate with your experience, as well as benefits package and relocation assistance. Please visit the University of Lethbridge website to view the economic benefits package outlined in the University of Lethbridge Faculty Association Handbook.

Employment Equity

The University of Lethbridge is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration Regulation, first preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada, but all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. All positions are subject to Board approval.

How to Apply

To apply for the position, please send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching to Dr. Chris Hosgood, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, T1K 3M4. Electronic applications are welcomed at: dean.hlsc@uleth.ca. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and will continue to be accepted until a successful candidate is selected.

Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Campus Lethbridge

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 06/06/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

How to Apply:

To apply for the position, please send a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching to:

Dr. Chris Hosgood, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences,
The University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, T1K 3M4.

Electronic applications are welcomed at: dean.hlsc@uleth.ca.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and will continue to be accepted until a successful candidate is selected.

Employment Equity

The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

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