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WellStar College of Health and Human Services


Health Promotion and Physical Education

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Health Promotion

Position Qualifications – Responsibilities:

The Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education is now accepting applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2013. The successful candidate will teach courses to support the new health promotion minor as well as the health and physical education program.  The ideal candidate will have experience in worksite and/or community health. A commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and service is expected of all faculty members in KSU’s WellStar College of Health and Human Services.

Required Education – Experience – Skills (Minimum Qualifications):
Candidates must have an earned doctorate in health promotion, health education or a related field. An outstanding A.B.D. may be considered if the candidate can provide evidence of scholarship and experience in teaching at the university level. Completion of the doctorate is expected at the time of appointment.
Application Procedure:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To guarantee consideration, application materials must be received by January 11, 2013.  The application package should include a letter of application addressing candidates’ qualifications, current curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references, and copies of all graduate transcripts. Also included in the package should be a statement of teaching philosophy and research/scholarship interests. Send all application materials to:

Health Promotion Search Committee
Attention: Dr. Jane Petrillo, Search Committee Chair
Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education
1000 Chastain Road, MD 0202
Kennesaw , GA 30144-5591

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Questions About Position Opening:

For questions about this position opening, contact Dr. Kandice Porter, Interim Department Chair at

Date Position Available:

August 2013

Departmental/College Overview:
The health promotion program will be housed in the newly formed Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education. The Department offers an undergraduate Health and Physical major and Coaching minor. The Department supports the University with a required core course and provides an array of physical activity classes.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

Kennesaw State University is a growing and progressive university in Georgia’s public system of higher education. Located on an attractive campus in suburban Atlanta, Kennesaw State University currently enrolls more than 24,000 traditional and nontraditional Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral students. The thriving Atlanta metropolitan area has a rich array of museums, theaters, libraries, colleges and universities, and other resources. Kennesaw State University was recognized in 2009 by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of its “Great Colleges to Work For”.
EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Georgia is an Open Records State.


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