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Adjunct Faculty - Health Promotion and Education

Adjunct Faculty - Health Promotion and Education

ID 
2017-2804
# 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 is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach Health Promotion and Education on Tuesday evenings during the Spring 2018 semester.  This is a Master's level course required for all Master of Public Health (MPH) candidates.  The course outlines the history, evolution and status of the practice of health education among groups of people who define themselves as a community. There is a focus on health behaviors, environmental influences, health policy, and economic and health care system issues in health promotion and disease prevention.

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • An advanced degree (Masters, PhD, or DrPH) in public health or a related field (e.g., sociology, healthcare or a health-related field)
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • A commitment to graduate education and the ability to engage and motivate students

Desired:

 

  • Previous experience teaching public health courses, preferably in a Master’s program
  • Practical experience in a public health agency, non-profit or other setting at the local, state, tribal, territorial or federal level

 

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.