Department: IU Bloomington Applied Health Science
The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington (SPH-B) invites applications
to join the faculty of the Department of Applied Health Science. This is an open-rank tenure/tenure-track search, and applicants at all
levels (full, associate, or assistant professor) are welcome. Individuals are sought who will contribute toward academic excellence in
research and teaching in support of our mission of preventing disease and promoting the health and well-being of individuals, families, and
communities.Located on the flagship campus of the Indiana University system, the SPH-B has over 200 faculty members in five departments.
Indiana University is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU) and boasts numerous resources available to SPH-B faculty,
including support for grant-writing and teaching, biostatistical consulting, and laboratory facilities. This 10-month appointment would
ideally start on August 1, 2022, although an earlier or later hire date is possible. Applications received by January 15, 2022 will be
guaranteed consideration, although all applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
Responsibilities: Tenure track
faculty in the Department of Applied Health Science are expected to substantially contribute to the overall academic excellence of the
department by fostering and maintaining a robust research portfolio; pursuing and managing extramural research funding and support; teaching
and mentoring students at the undergraduate and/or graduate level as designated by the department chairperson; and actively participating in
the overall research and teaching mission of the department, school, and university. Areas of special interest include, but are not limited
to nutrition and dietetics, social and behavioral science, opioids, addictions, and substance abuse prevention, sexual and reproductive
health, human development and family studies, safety, maternal and child health, and global public health. All research areas related to
health will be considered, with preference given to research that is collaborative, synergistic with other SPH-B and Indiana University
faculty and aligns with major funding priorities. All faculty members are expected to build effective collaborations with other faculty
members in the department, school, and university.Resources: The Department of Applied Health Science currently has 130 faculty members and
staff combined, with 54 voting members of the faculty and 37 Adjunct faculty members. It offers a Bachelor of Science in Applied Health
Science degree, with five areas of focus: Dietetics (ACEND accredited), Human Development and Family Studies, Nutrition Science, Safety, and
Youth Development. The Department of Applied Health Science also offers a Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree in Community Health,
Master of Public Health and Master of Science degrees, and a doctoral degree in Health Behavior. A new PhD degree program in Nutrition is
currently being conceptualized.The Department of Applied Health Science unites a multidisciplinary faculty with expertise in nutrition and
dietetics, social and behavioral science, opioids, addictions, and substance use prevention, sexual and reproductive health, human
development and family studies, safety, and maternal and child health, all pursuing the common goal of preventing disease and promoting the
health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. The Department of Applied Health Science received more than $12.8 million
in external awards in FY2020.
Candidates must hold a doctoral degree or
professional doctorate (e.g., PhD, DrPH, MD), from a field related to health from an accredited educational institution. Candidates must
have teaching experience at the graduate or professional level. Good interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, and the ability
to work cooperatively and congenially within a diverse faculty are required. Leadership skills and vision for enhancing the academic
components of an interdisciplinary department are essential. Candidates for associate and full professor positions must also demonstrate a
record of scholarly achievement appropriate for a senior career level, including extramurally funded research as a corresponding principal
investigator, current funding, or strong potential to secure external funding, and experience leading sizeable research initiatives. These
positions are located on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington (IUB) in Bloomington, Indiana, and successful candidates are expected
to work on the IUB campus to allow full engagement with the department, school, campus, and community.
is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or
protected veteran status.
Department Contact for Questions
Questions about the
PeopleAdmin application procedure may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or via postal mail at SPH-B APH
Search & Screen Committee, School Public Health-Bloomington, Indiana University, 1025 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-4801. Questions
regarding the position may be directed to Eric Walsh-Buhi, Chair, email@example.com, Carrie Docherty,
Executive Associate Dean, firstname.lastname@example.org, or David B. Allison, Dean, email@example.com.School of Public Health-Bloomington: http://www.publichealth.indiana.edu/ Department of Applied Health Science: https://publichealth.indiana.edu/research/dep
Salary and Rank
Commensurate with Experience
Please provide a 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter summarizing your
qualifications and interest in the position, 3) research statement, 4) statement of teaching interests, and 5) diversity statement.
Additionally, please provide a list of six references (minimum of three references for the tenure-track Assistant-Associate Professor
rank); references will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. Interested candidates should submit applications at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com.
For Best Consideration Date:
Expected Start Date: 09/01/2022
OAA #: 22112-16
Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.