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Adjunct Faculty - Academic Support Writing – Nursing

Adjunct Faculty - Academic Support Writing – Nursing

ID 
2017-2866
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MA-Worcester
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

Applications are invited for a part-time tutor in Nursing at the Worcester campus. Work one to four hours per week (or as needed) helping students to develop scholarly writing skills by examining and offering instruction on patterns in student writing and making suggestions as to how to strengthen key areas to produce more effective writing. 

 

  • Guide students in the use of a rubric to structure and outline their paper to meet all requirements of an assignment.
  • Provide feedback to help students revise individual assignments, with the larger goal of becoming a stronger writer and proofreader of their own work.
  • Constructive feedback may include cohesion and flow, voice and grammar, and APA style.
  • Collaborate with the library liaison to help instruct students in searching the databases.

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

Required:

 

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Higher education experience working with a diverse student body
  • Knowledge of APA format
  • Knowledge of writing from evidence and synthesizing evidence

Desired:

 

  • Knowledge of search engines and scientific databases specific to health related disciplines
  • Experience with undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level scholarly writing

 

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.