MCPHS

  • Adjunct Faculty – Graduate Health Sciences - Online

    Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
    ID
    2018-3113
    # of Openings
    4
    Category
    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.

    Responsibilities

    Adjunct Faculty in this position work directly with doctoral students conducting evidence-based research leading to completion of their capstone/scholarly research.

     

    • Instruction and mentorship of doctoral students in the online environment
    • Development and presentation of professionally appropriate lectures in accordance with stated course and unit objectives
    • Routine updates to course content, readings, and or assignments to maintain relevance of course
    • Facilitation of student learning and engagement through online tools, and the features of the Blackboard LMS
    • Maintenance of an online presence, including answering student emails in a timely manner, participation in course discussion boards and other interactive course elements
    • Assessment of student work, and advisement students in relation to course objectives
    • Work collaboratively with the Doctoral Program Director(s) to evaluate course objectives, learning outcomes, and relationship to curricular goals
    • Maintain communication with the Doctoral Program Director(s), identifying any students of concern and relaying student progress

    Qualifications

    Required:

     

    • Terminal degree  (PhD, EdD, DHS, or equivalent)
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • 5-10 years of graduate teaching experience

    Desired:

     

    • Healthcare, or closely related experience
    • Demonstrable scholarship in the health sciences, or closely related areas
    • Experience with mentorship of graduate students
    • Experience with Blackboard or similar LMS

    Physical requirements:

     

    • Ability to appear in video or webcam for online interaction with students

     

    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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