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A CHES®/MCHES® is specifically trained to:
  • Assess Needs, Resources and Capacity for Health Education and Promotion
  • Plan Health Education/Promotion
  • Implement Health Education/Promotion
  • Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion
  • Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion
  • Serve as a Health Education/Promotion Resource Person
  • Communicate, Promote and Advocate for Health and the Profession of Health Education/Promotion

Radford University Carilion

Radford University Carilion is located in downtown Roanoke, Virginia on the campus of Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital in the city’s Innovation Corridor. RUC is devoted to offering a rigorous real-world learning experience to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in the health sciences.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Health Sciences-Public Health

The Department of Public Health and Healthcare Leadership (PHHL) in the Waldron College of Health and Human Services at Radford University Carilion (RUC) invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2023. This faculty position is part of a vibrant, growing department within an interprofessional health sciences learning site of Radford University. 

The PHHL department offers three undergraduate programs (B.S. in Healthcare Administration, B.S. in Health Sciences, and B.S. in Public Health) and three graduate programs (Master of Healthcare Administration, M.S. in Health Sciences, and Doctor of Health Sciences). PHHL programs are offered in a variety of formats, including 100% online or hybrid with traditional, dual-degree, and accelerated tracks, along with several focused concentrations.

Primary responsibilities for position include: Teach synchronous online undergraduate health sciences and public health courses. Advise undergraduate majors and minors. Actively pursue a health-related scholarly agenda. Engage in service to the university, college, department, and community through participation in activities and committees. Work collaboratively and communicate with students, faculty, staff, and healthcare/community organizations. Maintain regular office hours. Opportunities to teach graduate courses and serve on graduate Capstone Project committees are available.

Experience Required

Required Qualifications Prior teaching and/or professional health experience. Evidence of a research agenda with peer-reviewed presentations or publications. Record of engagement in community service. Strong oral and written communication skills. Preferred Qualifications At least two years teaching experience in higher education, including synchronous online instruction. Current CHES/MCHES certification or eligible to take the CHES certification exam. Experience with advising first generation students, transfer students, and adult learners from diverse backgrounds. Involvement in professional health-related organizations. Education Doctoral degree in public health, health education, health sciences, or related field. Candidates who are ABD may be considered. Degree must be from a regionally accredited college/university.


Salary Commensurate With Experience

How to Apply

Applicants will submit: Cover letter describing interest and qualifications for position; Curriculum vitae; Statement of teaching philosophy with description of experience working with diverse populations (1-2 pages); Statement of research interests (1 page); List of three professional references with contact information; and Unofficial graduate transcripts. Prior to interview, finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.
Direct inquiries to:
Sallie Beth Johnson, PhD, MPH, MCHES®, Department Chair
Department of Public Health and Healthcare Leadership Radford University Carilion
101 Elm Avenue SE Roanoke, Virginia, 24013
Phone: 540-831-1945
E-mail:, cc:
Applicants must submit their application online through Radford University’s HR website:

Radford University Carilion
101 Elm Ave., SE
Roanoke, VA 24013
Phone: 540.831.1945

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