• Adjunct Faculty - Public Health Law - Online

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    # of Openings
    Adjunct Faculty
  • 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.



    The School of Arts and Sciences is seeking an adjunct faculty member to teach both online and campus-based sections of a graduate Public Health Law course during the Fall 2018 semester. This is a Master's level course that is an elective for Master of Public Health (MPH) candidates and other related graduate programs. The course addresses laws, regulations, and ordinances that govern public health. Students will be asked to analyze how U.S. law balances the rights of individuals with the interests of government, and, where appropriate, analyze the ethics of policy choices. A Juris Doctor or educational background in public health law is 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



    • 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.  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.


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