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Assistant Professor of Health Promotion for Schools and Communities - Springfield College

State: Springfield, MA
Position: Assistant Professor of Health Promotion for Schools and Communities
Deadline: March 8, 2021

Job Description / Duties

Springfield College seeks applications for an Assistant Professor of Health Promotion within the Department of Physical Education and Health Education. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track appointment within the School of Physical Education, Performance, and Sport Leadership beginning August 2021. Expertise in the field, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and commitment to scholarly and service activities are expected. Preference will be given to candidates who exhibit a strong commitment to social justice, social determinants of health, and health equity. Evidence of interdisciplinary collaboration is essential. In addition, the candidate will be expected to support program growth, and have experience developing relationships with K-12 school personnel and community stakeholders.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Candidates for this position will have an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in Health Education, Health Promotion, Public Health or related discipline. Applicants who are ABD for the terminal degree may be considered. The candidate should be well prepared to teach courses in K-12 Health Education Methods, Consumer and Environmental Health, and Drugs and Society. Additional responsibilities will include advising undergraduate students, and supervising Health/Family and Consumer Sciences practicum students as well as graduate student research.

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Contact Information

Office of Human Resources: 413-748-3964

Employer Profile

Founded in 1885, Springfield College is a private, coeducational institution offering undergraduate and graduate programs that reflect its distinctive Humanics Philosophy – the education of the whole person in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to humanity. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for service, compassion for others, and are action oriented leaders in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from faculty candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision. Springfield sits on the eastern bank of the Connecticut River near its confluence with three rivers: the western Westfield River, the eastern Chicopee River, and the eastern Mill River. As of 2019, the estimated population was 153,606, making it the third-largest city in Massachusetts, the fourth-most populous city in New England after Boston, Worcester, and Providence, and the 12th-most populous in the Northeastern United States. Metropolitan Springfield, as one of two metropolitan areas in Massachusetts, had a population of 692,942. For more information, please visit the College’s homepage at