Fort Valley State University
  • 20-Oct-2017 to 19-Dec-2017 (EST)
  • Fort Valley, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Job Summary


Teach graduate level courses to students matriculating through MPH program as well as update and develop assigned courses and supervise Field Experience and/or Thesis Research. Strong history of Grantsmanship as well as ability to serve on departmental, college and University-wise committees, conduct public health research and professional development as well as assist Program Coordinator with off-site education and outreach.This is a non-tenure track, two-year contract position.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Teach graduate level public health courses via web-hybrid format (70% online/30% traditional classroom settings
  • Supervise Field Experience and Thesis Research students both in lab and off-site
  • Secure external funding for support of the MPH program
  • Serve on committees at the level of Department, College and University as requested
  • Assist Program Coordinator with Academic Advising as needed
  • Engage in public health related research and publishing
  • Provide community outreach regarding public health to existing and identified communities
  • Assist Program Coordinator with off-site teaching and recruitment
  • Perform other duties as assigned






  • Earned doctorate in one of the following: public health, community health, environmental health, occupational health and safety or health sciences from n accredited College or University
  • 2 years of on-line/traditional face-to-face teaching experience
  • Online teaching using D2L, Web-CT, Blackboard and Canvas; Knowledge of Excel, Word, and Power-point, SPSS, SAS, and other statistical tools.
  • Knowledge of public health in regards to environmental health as well as agriculture and epidemiology
  • Ability to formulate public health theory into hands-on practice within communities and classrooms.
  • Understanding of the Land Grant Mission as well as HBCU's in regards to community assistance and support as relates to public health




  • Professional certification (CHES, etc.)


Working conditions



  • Occasional overnight travel for recruitment and instructional purposes
  • As program is web-hybrid and much communication is done via e-mail and within D2L, instructors are expected to monitor their courses daily including weekends as this is a web-hybrid program. Courses are taught at night from 6-9 M-Th with some Saturday courses that run 9-3. Instructors must maintain 20 hours of on-site hours within the Dept.
  • Occasional recruitment activities require being outdoors, but not in inclement weather. Required to work with students who are engaged in Thesis research which at times may be out of doors.



Physical requirements


Applicants should be able to lift 30 pounds easily, sit for long periods, stand for long period and walk easily.

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