Adjunct - MS Public Health
JOB OBJECTIVES: Teach public health courses and provide a quality learning environment that will assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations. SUPERVISION RECEIVED FROM: Program Director for Master of Public Health SUPERVISION GIVEN TO WHOM: Students in assigned lectures STATUS: Exempt ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Prepares and maintains course outlines and objectives, instructs and evaluates students and reports progress. Participates in the assessment process, when appropriate. Cooperates with the Department Chair in periodic review and revision of course materials, and development. Be knowledgeable and conversant with the mission and goals of Parker University. Be knowledgeable with the policies and procedures of the University and be willing to enforce the policies and procedures of the university. Must have the basic knowledge of the specific course materials. Should have intellectual vision. Be familiar with and abide by the policies and directions as set forth in the Faculty Handbook, including policies regarding time on campus, office hours, punctuality, absenteeism, and personal leave. Keep and maintain the confidentiality of course grades. Determine and arrange course needs (equipment, supplies, appropriate textbooks, etc.). Communicate on a frequent basis with the other members of the team responsible for course delivery. Keep respective course files current and complete. Maintain confidentiality regarding faculty, staff and institutional events. Treat all students in an equal and fair manner without showing arbitrary, malicious or capricious behavior. Attend all scheduled or called faculty meetings, committee meetings, graduations or other events as assigned and as appropriate for the university. Respond in a timely manner to requests for information or reports as may be required by the Department Chair. Follow the appropriate chain of command and communication. Submit final grades in a timely manner as instructed to the Department Chair. Maintain interest, involvement with, and stay current with the scientific research in their respective instructional disciplines. Teach core factual information and differentiate opinion from fact so the student can make the appropriate distinction. Administer student/faculty evaluation forms to classes as directed by the Department Chair. Qualifications EDUCATION/EXPERTISE: Ph.D. degree in Public Health, Ph.D. Epidemiology, Ph.D. Biostatistics or related field A minimum of one year of teaching experience at the graduate college level Experience in teaching online courses preferred Demonstrated interest in professional development focused on teaching, learning and assessment Experience with technology (e.g. MS Office Suite, Blackboard). JOB REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/ETC: Have the ability to proofread and good knowledge of English; good language and grammatical skills; good organization skills; operational and interpretative skills of equipment used in the department; thorough learning and assessment knowledge of the rules and regulations as associated with courses taught in their respective discipline; professional dress and demeanor; professional attitude; positive attitude; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a diverse group of staff and students and support the university. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to conduct online courses. Visual acuity to use a keyboard and view a computer terminal. May require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
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