The Global Health Studies Program and the Department of History at the University of Iowa invite applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Global Health/History for the 2021-2022 academic year, with possible renewal for 2022-2023 pending collegiate funding and positive reviews. The successful candidate will have expertise in the medical humanities broadly construed, some knowledge of contemporary public health practice, and the ability to teach history courses in their geographical field of specialization. The candidate will teach up to three classes per semester, negotiable, in the Global Health Studies program and the History department. The candidate will teach an introductory survey course in Global Health (GHS 2000), along with additional courses in their area of expertise.
Application materials should be sent to https://jobs.uiowa.edu and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Refer to requisition number 74157 . Salary and benefits are based on the number of courses taught, and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Screening begins May 19, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled, with interviews conducted by telephone or videoconference.
The Department of History, the Global Health Studies Program and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.