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.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Experience with distance learning preferred.
- Must have a laptop and reliable internet access.
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
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
Applicants should withdraw their application from the pool if they
are no longer interested.
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