3 days ago


Denton, TX


The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position in Public Health, beginning in Fall 2021. The successful candidate will be expected to achieve excellence in teaching and to assist in the further development of the UNT - Dallas Life and Health Sciences Department. UNT-Dallas offers faculty the unique opportunity to help shape the character of a 21st century, learner-focused, comprehensive urban university. The position is non-tenure track.As a newly established university in a growing sector of Dallas, UNT-Dallas is committed to academic excellence, community engagement, and student success. Founded in 2000, UNT-Dallas has grown from 230 to 4100 students, and is projected to reach 16,000 by 2030. UNT-Dallas is part of the University of North Texas System, which also includes UNT-Denton and the UNT Health Sciences Center. The UNT Dallas College of Law, located on the UNT System's downtown campus, began instruction in Fall 2014. The university is fully committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and student body. For more information about UNT-Dallas, please visit our website at public health major is a growing program at UNT-Dallas. The program offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in public health, with courses taught in both hybrid and fully online modalities. We provide experiential learning opportunities for students in multiple public health sectors and service-learning opportunities throughout the community. The program also includes a student public health club, an Early College High School program, and collaborative relationships with the local public health and health services sectors. The successful candidate is student-centric, innovative, and energetic. S/he will be expected to support the development of the UNT-Dallas public health department, teach four courses per semester, and participate in service activities (e.g., curriculum development, online course development, student recruiting and advising, program assessment, project development, and program and committee support). We are particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the public health program by teaching a range of courses in epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, environmental and occupational health, and social and behavioral sciences.