Position Description The Department of Mental Health Law and Policy (MHLP), Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI), College of Behavioral and Community Sciences (CBCS), University of South Florida (USF) invites applications from qualified candidates to fill a 9-month faculty position at the rank of Instructor. Salary is competitive. This position will involve development and teaching of primarily undergraduate courses and involvement in other administrative tasks related to teaching as assigned by the Academic Director or Chair of MHLP. The successful candidate is expected to have a clinical teaching or training background in behavioral health relating to one or more of the following areas:
• Behavioral healthcare and telehealth • Integration of behavioral and physical healthcare • Prevention, health promotion, and early intervention in behavioral health • Underserved populations and disparities in behavioral health services • Behavioral health issues within the adult/juvenile justice systems • Public sector mental health and substance use services, policy, and financing • Implementation science and behavioral health • Global behavioral health • Trauma-informed care
The anticipated start date for this position is August 9, 2022.
The application deadline is January 30, 2022 with the first review of applications beginning the week of February 1, 2022. Applicants should submit a CV, three references with complete contact information, a representative syllabus or training agenda from a recently taught course, and a cover letter detailing their teaching or training experience. To apply for this position, applicants must apply through the USF online application system at www.usf.edu/work-at-usf and search for Job ID 28745.
Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field of specialization or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience and otherwise qualified to perform assigned duties.
Preferred Qualifications The successful candidate must hold, at a minimum, a Master’s degree in a behavioral health related field and a demonstrated record of clinical teaching or training in areas consistent with the mission of MHLP. The preferred candidate will hold a terminal degree (e.g., MSW, PhD, EdD, EdS, DrPH), have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a record of collaborative work with both academic and community partners, and two or more years of experience teaching and/or training at the undergraduate level.
The University of South Florida is a large, public 4-year university offering undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral level degrees. The USF System includes three, separately accredited institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. Serving more than 50,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.7 billion and is ranked 45th in the nation for research expenditures among all universities, public or private.
USF is comprised of 14 colleges offering more than 180 undergraduate majors and concentrations—with some of the most populated colleges being USF Health, Arts & Sciences, Business and Engineering. We also have numerous degree programs at the graduate, specialist and doctoral levels, including the doctor of medicine. USF prides itself on being a high-impact global research university dedicated to student success.
USF St. Petersburg offers an intimate, waterfront campus environment with smaller classes and an emphasis on community engagement. It offers more than 40 graduate and undergraduate programs in the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business and Education.
USF Sarasota-Manatee similarly offers a smaller, personalized learning... setting while its scenic campus is an important piece of Sarasota’s Cultural Corridor. It offers over 40 academic programs with four main dynamic colleges in Business, Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, and Science & Mathematics.