Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

The Department of Health Sciences in the School of Health & Human Sciences, Indiana University, on the Indianapolis campus invites applications for a 10-month faculty position beginning August 1, 2020. Rank and salary will be commensurate with expertise and academic credentials. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach and mentor both graduate (MS and PhD) and undergraduate (BS) students, will participate in the IUPUI Bridge and First Year Experience courses, and assist with experiential learning opportunities and the program capstone/internship. The Department of Health Sciences offers a PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, a MS in Health Sciences, and a BS in Health Sciences. Additionally, the department offers two undergraduate certificates: Gerontology and Rehabilitation and Disability Studies. Students earn undergraduate certificates independently or in conjunction with the BS in Health Sciences.

IUPUI is Indiana’s premier urban public research university, home to more than 30,000 students within 19 schools and colleges including the IU Medical School. IUPUI’s innovative practices with respect to health and life science have earned national recognition and offer numerous opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary research efforts. Notably, the IU Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, the Diabetes Translational Research Center, and the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health are all housed on the IUPUI Campus.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The starting date for the position is Fall 2020, Application materials should include: a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names/contact information for three references.

For more information on the position, please contact Dr. Kathy Berlin (kberlin@iu.edu). Additional information on the Department of Health Sciences housed within the School of Health & Human Sciences can be found at https://shhs.iupui.edu/ .

Indiana University pledges itself to continue its commitment to the achievement of equal opportunity within the university and throughout American society as a whole. In this regard, Indiana University will recruit, hire, promote, educate, and provide services to person based upon their individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Indiana University shall take affirmative action, positive and extraordinary, to overcome the discriminatory effects of traditional policies and procedures with regard to the disabled, minorities, women, and veterans.

The ideal individual will have excellent interpersonal and teaching skills, strong analytical abilities, and enthusiasm in both teaching and research. We also seek candidates with a demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of the institution’s students and employees.

Individuals who require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the search process must notify the School’s HR Business Partner, Paige Hummel, at hummelp@iu.edu, in advance.


Job Duties:
70% Teaching
20% Service/Engagement
10% Scholarship

Required Credentials:
• Ph.D. Health or Rehabilitation Sciences or complementary disciplines including but not limited to public health, health promotion, epidemiology, behavioral medicine, health education, or nursing
• Demonstrated potential for success in teaching.
• Experience in college teaching.
• Scholarship of teaching and service are expectations for appointment to the clinical track

Additional Preferred Experience: Experience with distance education and teaching online courses.

Apply here: http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8325