Academic Professional Associate in the Center for Global Health
University of Georgia - Georgia

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Nature of Work: The Center for Global Health invites applications for the position of Academic Professional Associate (non-tenure track faculty status) beginning July 1, 2013.

Essential Duties : A successful candidate will demonstrate the potential for program administration and teaching excellence. The candidate will be required to manage and teach in the expanding global programs that are “soft money”- funded through study abroad programs (including study abroad internships), workshops and other non-credit-based educational programs, and grant funding.

Minimum Qualifications and Training : An earned terminal degree in public health or related field from an accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications : MPH; experience with graduate-level educational program administration; teaching experience in global health; study abroad and international internship program development; budget development and financial coordination; and organizing conferences.

Responsibilities : The Academic Professional Associate will organize and manage study abroad programs and global health internships. He/she will also work with UGA faculty and staff to expand scholarly undergraduate and graduate programs in global health, including the minor and certificates. The applicant will teach undergraduate courses in the Center for Global Health and advise both undergraduate and graduate students on their programs of study.

Salary : $48,000

The Center for Global Health : In 2009, nearly four years ago, in response to this growing health care crisis and the state’s need to replenish the public health workforce, the UGA’s College of Public Health created the Center of Global Health (CGH). The goals of the Center include:

To lead efforts in global health throughout the University; serve students by creating programs, courses, internships, and a culture recognizing the globalized character of health care and public health; promote and conduct research in global health; and provide service to the People of the State of Georgia, to the United States, and to other nations to improve health care for all.

The University of Georgia, located in Athens, is a Research I, land-grant/sea-grant institution in the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1785, the University of Georgia is the largest and most comprehensive educational institution in the state. The campus and community of Athens offer many cultural and recreational opportunities. UGA has approximately 35,000 undergraduate students and has been consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 25 public institutions of higher education in the United States. The Athens campus is approximately 75 miles northeast of Atlanta, 60 miles from the Blue Ridge Mountains, and 195 miles from the coast. Athens fosters a rich cultural environment Interconnected with the university and is perennially identified as one of America's most livable cities.

Additional information about the Center and University may be found at: www.publichealth.uga.edu/cgh and www.uga.edu/ .

Closing Date: Applications received by May 1, 2013 will be given full consideration. The College plans to fill this position by the start of the fiscal year (July 1, 2013), but the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Applicants should provide a letter of application, a vita, a copy of transcripts for graduate study, a scholarly writing sample, and the names of three references to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Richard Schuster, rschuste@uga.edu . Applicants should also request that three letters of reference be sent directly to the Search Committee Chair. Email submissions with attachments are preferred, but written application material may be directed to: Dr. Richard Schuster, Center for Global Health, 100 Foster Road, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-0001.

Institution Employment Link: https://www.ugajobsearch.com

Degree Levels: Masters or higher

Position Type: Faculty

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CIP Discipline Code:
Public Health, General

Degree Levels:
Doctorate
Masters

Position Type:
Administrative

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