The Program in Human Sexuality (PHS) in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota Medical School is seeking applicants for the Joycelyn Elders Endowed Chair in Sexual Health Education. This is a tenured or tenure track (search job opening ID# 333664 for tenure track) position that we anticipate filling at the Associate or Full Professor level, although we will consider an advanced Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate has a doctorate in psychology, medicine, health education, family social science, marriage and family therapy, or a related field.
The position entails directing, developing and expanding the sexual health and gender education activities (across the lifespan) of the PHS. The faculty member will serve as Director of Education for PHS and be responsible for the human sexuality curriculum for medical school, our certificate program, postdoctoral training, and other educational courses and activities. This includes developing a research program; collaborating with other researchers and educators locally, nationally, and internationally; and teaching.
Candidates should be recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in sexual and gender health and/or health education. They should have training and experience in sexual and gender health education and research. They should demonstrate an ability to obtain external funding for research and scholarly activities, including grants from Federal agencies and other peer-reviewed funding sources, relevant to sexual health education. Applicants will need to present evidence of research and significant scholarly work.
While not required, preference will be given to applicants with a documented record of excellence as an educator, experience in curriculum development and evaluation, experience working in an academic health care setting, clinical experience, and appropriate licensure.
Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. Submission deadline is December 1, 2019.
Doctoral level training in Psychology, Medicine, Health Education, Family Social Science, Marriage and Family Therapy or closely related field.
Training and experience in sexual health education teaching and research.
Demonstrated ability to obtain federally funded and peer-reviewed research relevant to sexual health education.
Evidence of conducting research and documented publications and research presentations.
Recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in sexual health education.
Documented record of excellence as an educator.
Experience in curriculum development and evaluation.
Experience in working in academic health care setting.
Clinical experience and appropriate licensure.
***Rank at hire will depend upon qualifications and approval of rank by the department promotion and tenure committee and the Medical School in accordance with the Medical School's 7.12 Track Statement.
Internal Number: 333521
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