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  • Adjunct Faculty - Community Mapping

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    ID
    2018-3213
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Overview

    The School of Arts and Sciences seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach Community Mapping online during the Spring 2019 semester. This is a Master's level course that is an elective for Master of Public Health (MPH) candidates with a concentration in Community Health and other related graduate programs.

    Responsibilities

    In this course, students will learn about the historical roots of community mapping and understand how to collect, analyze, and represent valuable knowledge about the communities around us. Recently, there has been advancement in digital maps and geographic information systems (GIS), and other methods such as, Google Maps and Fulcrum. These results can be powerful tools to better understand community health, and in turn, improve the overall health and wellbeing of the population.  

    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)
    • Previous experience teaching public health courses, preferably in a Master’s program
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • A commitment to graduate education
    • Ability to engage and motivate students

    Desired:

     

    • Experience in online instruction and ability to develop online courses
    • Practical experience in a public health agency, non-profit or other setting at the local, state, tribal, territorial or federal level

     

    Apply

    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 encouraged to apply.

     

    About Us

    MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public.  In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.

     

    Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.

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