• Adjunct Faculty - CHM Clinical Pharmacology - NESA

    Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
    # of Openings
    Adjunct Faculty
  • Overview

    New England School of Acupuncture seeks adjunct faculty to teach the course in Chinese Herbal Medicine: Clinical Pharmacology in the Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAOM) program during the Spring 2019 semester from 1/7/2019 – 4/26/2019.  The course addresses pharmacologic actions, clinical applications and safety issues of herbs.



    Provide educational instruction to master’s students in Chinese Herbal Medicine including:


    • Pharmacologic properties and mechanisms of action of selected herbs and classical formulas
    • Clinical applications of major formulas in Integrative Medicine settings
    • Toxicology of herbs
    • Potential adverse effects and their management
    • Herb-drug interactions
    • Use of natural Medicines Comprehensive database and Medscape to track adverse effects
    • Provide timely access to students of course syllabus, content, and feedback through Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS).
    • Track and report academic performance of students
    • Provide academic counseling or opportunities for additional assignment for students at risk for poor academic performance




    • Master's or doctoral degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, including Chinese Herbal Medicine
    • Clinical experience in use of acupuncture and herbs, minimum of 5 years
    • Expert knowledge of clinical pharmacology of Chinese herbs

    • Previous teaching experience preferred at college level

    • Knowledge of student-centered teaching methods preferred

    • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations




    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 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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