• Adjunct Faculty – Graduate Health Sciences - Online

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

    Adjunct Faculty work directly with masters and doctoral students teaching concentration courses in healthcare business, global health, or health professions education, and/or supporting and mentoring students conducting evidence-based research.


    • Instruct and mentor doctoral students in an online environment
    • Develop and present professionally-appropriate lectures in accordance with stated course and unit objectives
    • Update course content, readings, and/or assignments on a routine basis to maintain the relevance of course
    • Facilitate student learning and engagement through use of online tools and the features of the Blackboard LMS
    • Maintain an online presence, including answering student emails in a timely manner, participating in course discussion boards and other interactive course elements
    • Assess student work, and advise students in relation to course objectives
    • Collaborate with the Program Director(s) to evaluate course objectives, learning outcomes, and relationship to curricular goals
    • Maintain communication with the Program or Concentration Director(s), identifying any students of concern and relaying student progress

    Additional responsibilities may be assigned based on the course(s) being taught.




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



    • 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 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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