We are seeking to fill a full time teaching faculty position in Medical Geography here at UF; this is a 12-month lecturer position, on a promotion track, with a competitive salary range, whose goal is both excellence in teaching and contributing to program building for one of our fastest growing majors. We have both dual-track undergraduate majors in Medical Geography, including the BS which fills pre-health requirements, and certificate and minor programs, making this a great program to grow in and with. Please forward this position description to interested advanced PhD candidates, postdocs, and colleagues.
12-month Lecturer, Medical Geography in Global Health The Department of Geography at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a full-time, 12 month, renewable, non-tenure-track position, at the level of Lecturer to begin August 16, 2019. The department seeks an outstanding candidate with expertise in the field of Medical Geography in Global Health (MGGH), whose expertise is interdisciplinary and will complement existing strengths in the department and across campus. This position is ideal for a dynamic, highly innovative instructor and program builder who will substantially contribute to supporting and building a rapidly growing program in Medical Geography – our fastest growing undergraduate degree. Primary responsibilities include teaching, specifically co-developing a series of introductory and intermediate MGGH courses (e.g. Geography of Health, Medical Geography) at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional duties will include assisting with the student learning outcomes assessment, certificate administration, and departmental outreach and service. The appointment is renewable and is eligible for promotion. This position will be fundamental in the advising and oversight of majors and certificate programs, and in outreach to the broader community.
Applicants should have experience and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching; and a proven ability to communicate effectively with students, professionals, and the public. Interest in innovative pedagogies and program building, within an exciting and growing program, which is well supported by the larger University, is essential. Additionally, potential to engage with the University of Florida’s ‘Beyond 120’ https://www.advising.ufl.edu/beyond120/and ‘Quest’ Programs http://undergrad.aa.ufl.edu/uf-quest/uf-quest-trials/ would be considered an advantage as the successful applicant will develop Grand Challenge courses as part of these new initiatives for early stage undergraduates, to showcase the medical geography major, minor, and certificate tracks. The teaching load would be 3-3-2, across fall-spring-summer each academic calendar year.
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Applicants should have experience and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching; and a proven ability to communicate effectively with students, professionals, and the public.
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