BCBS of NC Endowed Professor in PH
Appalachian State University BCBS of NC Endowed Professor in PH responsibilities include teaching undergraduate students, and potentially graduate students, in the candidate’s area of expertise, mentoring public health faculty and students, conducting research, seeking external funding, and collaborating with community stakeholders and other professional organizations to bring positive visibility to the public health program.

The Endowed Professor will also work closely with the Blue Cross NC Institute for Health and Human Services to support community-based research and program development in our rural communities. The Department of Health and Exercise Science is comprised of nationally accredited and recognized programs including the Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, the Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health, the Master of Science degree in Athletic Training, and the Master of Science degree in Exercise Science. The mission of
the Public Health program is to provide theoretical and applied knowledge that prepares students to promote and protect the health of the public. The undergraduate Public Health degree program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The program is growing rapidly with plans to support a Master of Public Health degree in the near future. The program currently supports seven faculty (four tenuretrack) with diverse research and practice backgrounds. It also enjoys numerous strong, long-term relationships with regional health providers and public health agencies.

The department is located within the Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS). The BCHS is the newest and second largest college at Appalachian State University, with almost 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students served by 150 faculty and staff. Committed to interprofessional innovation and collaboration in teaching, scholarship, service and clinical outreach, the BCHS is transforming the health and quality of life for the communities we serve. In 2018, the College expanded to include the Holmes Convocation Center and Leon Levine Hall of Health Sciences, a new, state-of-the-art 203,000 square foot facility that is the cornerstone of the Wellness District.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 089351

Contact Information
Kelly Cole
Appalachian State University
1179 State Farm Rd LLHS Health & Exercise Science
Boone, 28607