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Adjunct Faculty - Public Health

Adjunct Faculty - Public Health

ID 
2017-2767
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Boston
Category 
Adjunct Faculty

More information about this job

Overview

For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

 

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

Responsibilities

The School of Arts and Sciences seeks adjunct faculty to teach an undergraduate section of Epidemiology during Spring Semester, 2018. The course is designed to provide a foundation of epidemiologic terminology, concepts, and measures. Students will be expected to identify key sources of data, calculate basic epidemiology measures, and evaluate the strengths and limitations of epidemiologic reports. Additionally, students should gain exposure to the concepts of epidemiologic study design, association, and causality, as well as the epidemiologic approach to disease intervention.

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • Graduate degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or Statistics.
  • Knowledge of, and ability to teach, statistical software (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R, etc.)
  • A minimum of one year of experience teaching at the college level.
  • Consistent demonstration of public health-related professional activities. 
  • A desire to provide instruction to undergraduate students

 

Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only.  No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.