About Western Kentucky University:
Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a student-centered, applied-research
institution committed to providing its students with a transformative academic and social experience and to elevating its surrounding
communities. Founded in 1906, WKU is the second largest undergraduate institution in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with approximately 15,567
students (29% first generation, 17% underrepresented minority) and just over 2,600 faculty and staff employees.
University is committed to empowering its campus community to embrace diversity by building equitable and inclusive learning, working, and
living environments. At the heart of our mission, we seek to provide holistic education and employment experiences that prepare students,
faculty, and staff to become effective scholars, contributors, and leaders in our diverse and evolving communities.
Located 65 miles
north of Nashville, TN, and just over 100 miles south of Louisville, KY, WKU’s main campus is in Bowling Green, KY – a city with
approximately 70,000 residents. Our population is ethnically diverse, with more than 85 languages spoken in and around Bowling Green, and
people from 35 nationalities call our community home.
Western Kentucky University seeks to attract talented faculty and staff who are
inspired individually to contribute to WKU’s strategic plans and ongoing success. We offer comprehensive wellness and health benefits to
employees and their families, including domestic partners and other qualified dependents and take pride in providing a workplace culture
that supports balancing the responsibilities of work and family life. Paid-time off for holidays, vacation and sick leave, and a tuition
discount program for employees and dependents are also provided. Learn more about WKU and Bowling Green at wku.edu/about.
The Department of Public
Health is seeking applicants for a full time Instructor.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include teaching diverse undergraduate public health courses and serving on program committees. We seek candidates
qualified and versatile enough to teach a variety of required (including Epidemiology and Biostatistics) and elective undergraduate courses
in the BSPH curriculum:
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary
education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University
(WKU) is committed to a policy and practice of providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all individuals. In accordance
with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, no form of discrimination or harassment will be tolerated at WKU on
the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical
conditions, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process,
should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO). To request an accommodation,
report/express a complaint, or ask questions regarding WKU”s Discrimination and Harassment Policy (#0.2040), please contact Mr. Joshua
Hayes, EEO Director/Title IX Investigator/University ADA Coordinator, via email at [email protected] or by phone at (270) 745-5121.
The University is also required to investigate complaints of
sex and gender-based harassment, also a form of discrimination, and has designated the Title IX Coordinator as the individual responsible
for coordinating the investigation and response to such complaints. The Title IX Coordinator for the University is Ms. Andrea Anderson, who
can be contacted via email at [email protected] or by
phone at (270) 745-5398. Additional information regarding Title IX is accessible via WKU”s https://www.wku.edu/titleix/ website.
Information concerning educational
programs offered by WKU are provided at: http://www.wku.edu/atwku/academics.php
The following items must
be submitted through this electronic talent management system by June 15, 2022, although expressions of interest may be considered until the
position is filled:
Names and contact
information of three reference providers will be collected during the application process. Reference letters will be requested by the Search
Committee through an online process at a later date.
You will receive email confirmation once you have successfully completed the