Health Sciences - Adjunct Pool

Employer
Worcester State University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Other Health & Medicine, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
About Worcester State University:

WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college. Of the 13 undergraduate public universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Worcester State University is one of only three to earn the latter distinction, which is largely based on academic quality and student surveys.

Our tag line, "Change the way the world works," speaks to our commitment to graduating students who are not only prepared for work or further study, but who also have learned how they can make a difference. With a marketing slogan of "Academic excellence at an affordable price," the University strives to provide the best academic experience to students from all walks of life.


Job Description:

The Health Sciences Department of Worcester State University is seeking outstanding candidate for its adjuncts faculty positions to teach 3-9 credits as needed. The Health Sciences Department offers a BS in Public Health and in Health Education, minors in Health and in Public Health, and a concentration in Public Health and Social Justice. Worcester State University offers a vibrant teaching and learning environment and a wealth of opportunities for inter-disciplinary engagement and campus involvement.


Requirements:

  1. A successful candidate will have earned an MPH, Master of Health Science, Master in related fields, or a terminal degree (MD, PhD, Dr.PH, ScD) in a related field.
  2. The candidate must demonstrate evidence of successful college teaching in one or more of the following courses: Introduction to Public Health, Introduction to Global Health, Introduction to Epidemiology, Health Ethics, Environmental Health, Fitness for life, Drugs and Society, Introduction to Research Methods, Mental Health Education and Human Sexuality and Sex Education.
  3. Experience with distance learning preferred.
  4. Must have a laptop and reliable internet access.



Additional Information:

Worcester State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of Worcester State University that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 before they begin employment. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccine is required of all individuals hired by WSU, to be verified after an offer of employment has been made, and as part of the background check process. Prospective employees may submit a request for exemption based on a religious and/or medical basis, to Human Resources.

Application submission to the part time adjunct faculty pool is open to qualified professionals who possess skills, education, and experience in academic and/or professional areas.

Adjunct faculty postings are for potential part-time, non-benefited, teaching positions during the 2020-2021 academic year.

The applicant pool will be reviewed by the department chair, when searching for candidates to fill the position.

Applicants for adjunct positions will not be notified of their status unless they are contacted by the department chair or their designee.

Applicants should withdraw their application from the pool if they are no longer interested.


Application Instructions:

Please submit a CV, cover-letter (noting interest in day, evening, or both), and one letter of reference dated within the last 6 months. Educational background will be verified through the National Student Clearinghouse or through copies of original, sealed transcripts if selected for hire. Documents which cannot be uploaded to one's account may be sent via fax to 508.929.8169 or by mail to the following address:

Director of Human Resources

Worcester State University

486 Chandler Street

Worcester, MA 01602-2597


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