University is interviewing for a new tenure track faculty
position in the Department of Environmental Science, Public
Health, and Sustainable Development beginning in August 2017.
Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and
commitment to Christ as Savior and Lord, a Christ-centered,
vibrant faith, and passion for the mission and educational
philosophy of Taylor University are required. Taylor
University is a Christ-centered educational institution, and
an evangelical, interdenominational covenant community
committed to advancing life-long learning and ministering the
redemptive love and truth of Jesus Christ to a world in need.
We seek a
faculty member with interdisciplinary expertise and leadership
experience in Public Health to help advance our new
undergraduate Public Health major. Expertise in Epidemiology
and Biostatistics is required. Highly desired is experience
in Geospatial Analysis to meet needs in each of the three
majors offered by the department: Environmental Science,
Public Health, and Sustainable Development. Experience in
Global Health and Environmental Health are desired.
International experience is strongly desired.
candidate will conduct innovative teaching, applied
student-centered and service-oriented research, and community
engagement with potential for collaboration across disciplines
while complementing existing expertise within the department.
Teaching responsibilities will typically include Geospatial
Analysis, Epidemiology, Global Health and other courses
necessary for the Public Health major. In addition, providing
assistance with GIS to other areas of the campus may be
expected as time permits.
of Environmental Science, Public Health, and Sustainable
Development has a thirty-year history of preparing students
with scientific training that promotes environmental
stewardship as an integral part of personal wholeness, service
to society and world outreach, and Christian worship. Our
mission is embodied in the motto “Science leading to
stewardship and service.” Public Health and Sustainable
Development majors have recently been added to the
Environmental Science major with a total of approximately 75
students in the three majors. The department has five
full-time faculty positions with additional associated faculty
and courses in Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Engineering, Math,
Economics, Kinesiology, Sociology, Psychology and
Communications. The department is housed in the award-winning
22,000 sq. ft. Randall Environmental Center and is situated on
the edge of a 145 acre Arboretum.
University is an evangelical nondenominational Christian
liberal arts university in which all programs are shaped by a
Christian worldview and the integration of faith, learning and
living within a community of intentional Christian nurture and
distinctive in its commitment to the spiritual and
intellectual development of its students as well as of its
faculty members. Academic pursuits at Taylor are rigorous,
demanding imagination, dedication and integrity from both
students and faculty. As a Christian institution, Taylor
University has highly capable, supportive faculty who
recognize that all truth has its source in God. Taylor
University carries out its mission and purposes primarily by
offering undergraduate programs in its residential campus
setting. The University also offers focused graduate programs
that expand and complement curricular and institutional
is located in the small town of Upland, IN, which is 60 miles
northeast of Indianapolis and 50 miles south of Fort Wayne.
The combination of rural location and proximity to
metropolitan areas provides numerous benefits.
Interested candidates should send an application letter,
curriculum vita, and a completed application
The application is available at
Material should be addressed to
Dr. Bill Toll, Dean of the School of Natural and Applied
Sciences. All materials will remain confidential. Women and
members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue
until the position is filled.
Taylor University complies with federal and state guidelines
for nondiscrimination in employment.