Health Science Adjunct

Northern Kentucky University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 11, 2018

Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title
Health Science Adjunct

School of Allied Health

Full Time or Part Time?
Part - Time

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Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position

Would you like to teach in a university where students report the greatest strength is faculty and staff who know them by name and who care about them? At NKU we are deeply committed to “up close and personal” education. We are agile and innovative, with a campus culture that is collaborative, collegial and civil.

Located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati in an area offering an outstanding quality of life, NKU is a nationally recognized metropolitan university committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. Our institution is built on core values that emphasize multidimensional excellence, learner-centered education, civic engagement, multiculturalism, innovation, collegiality, and collaboration across disciplines and professional fields. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, but especially from individuals who contribute to the diversity of our academic community. For additional information on Northern Kentucky University, visit

Primary Responsibilities

We are currently searching for a part-time position in the Department of Allied Health’s Master of Science in Health Science program.

The program is offered completely online and designed with a transdisciplinary focus.

The program is also an interdisciplinary program designed to provide those involved in health care the opportunity to earn a master’s degree with a focus in management, education, or informatics depending on their career goals. NKU has a strong commitment to transdisciplinary education and has recently opened the Health Innovations Center in the 2018.

The center will provide the opportunity for the Department of Allied Health to play a significant role in academic innovation as well as impact the health of the region.


A master’s degree with five years work experience in health care management is the minimum requirement for this position. A doctoral degree and experience in health care education or research is preferred.

Responsibilities include teaching online courses using CANVAS for students from a variety of disciplines at the graduate level.

Qualifications and credentials that meet the needs of the curriculum for the Master of Health Science Program will be a primary consideration.

Deadline for Application
The formal review of applications will commence on October 12, 2018, and the position will remain open until filled. The position will begin in January of 2019.

A complete application will include the following elements:

(1) a cover letter that describes how well the applicant satisfies the required and preferred qualifications listed above and how the applicant will specifically contribute to the success of the health science program,

(2) statement of teaching philosophy

(3) a curriculum vita

(4) unofficial transcripts of all graduate work

(5) the names of at least three professional references

For additional information about the position or application process, please contact Mary Kishman, Interim Chair of Allied Health by email or by phone (859-572-5246). For more information about the Health Science program, please see:

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education
Master's Degree

Preferred Education

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. References
  5. Teaching Philosophy
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  1. Other

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