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Department of Health Sciences Open Rank Teaching/Clinical Professor, Visiting Appointments,

Employer
Northeastern University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 15, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Department of Health Sciences Open Rank Teaching/Clinical Professor, Visiting Appointments, Teaching Fellows

About the Opportunity

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

The Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

The Department of Health Sciences is a CEPH accredited Public Health Program that has over 900 undergraduate majors in a Bachelor of Science degree, a new Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health, and combined majors. We have 280 graduate students in an accredited Master of Public Health, Master of Health Informatics, and Master of Science in Exercise Sciences, as well as PhDs in Population Health and Personal Health Informatics.

At Northeastern University, we embrace a culture of respect, where each person is valued for their contribution and is treated fairly. We oppose all forms of racism. We support a culture that does not tolerate any form of discrimination and where each person may belong. We strive to have a diverse membership, one where each person is trained and mentored to promote their success.

About the Opportunity:

The Department of Health Sciences, in Bouve College at Northeastern University, invites applications for full-time, non-tenure track faculty positions in health sciences and public health.

This job advertisement is recruiting for multiple positions in three different categories of full-time non-tenure track positions (Academic, 39 week and Calendar year, 52 week) appointments. Types of appointment will be determined based on applicants' experience and departmental needs.

Open Rank Teaching/Clinical Professor: Accepting applications for

full-time teaching positions with appointments at the ranks of Assistant, Associate, or Full Teaching Professor commensurate to applicable experience and qualifications.

Visiting Appointments: Accepting applications for one- or two-year visiting appointments.

Teaching Fellows:

We also strongly encourage advanced PhD candidates to apply as Teaching Fellows.

The starting dates for these positions will be July or August 2022. Candidates will also be considered to begin appointments during the Academic Year 2022-2023.

Applicants should have a strong background in one or more of the areas listed below. Background in experiential learning and practical applications of public health programs in diverse community settings are desired. Expertise in curriculum development, educational program planning, and program administration will be assets. Most teaching assignments will be for undergraduate courses (*indicates where graduate level teaching expertise is also desired):

*Biostatistics and Epidemiology: foundational concepts of biostatistics and research methods for public health research.

*Health Administration and Policy: elements of the US healthcare system including financing, insurance, and organizations; and policy mechanisms that shape healthcare provision and health outcomes in the US.

*Health Disparities: the impacts of socially constructed categories and discrimination and their intersection with healthcare delivery and public health approaches.

Health Communication and Health Education: theories and methods for communicating effectively and the creation, implementation, and evaluation of a health education or health intervention programs.

Nutrition: fundamental concepts of nutrition and health promotion and the physiological function of nutrients and connection to disease prevention; and applying knowledge about socioeconomic and cultural factors to public health nutrition and program planning.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and participating in departmental, college, and university service. This service may include student advising, committee work, curriculum development, courses/program development across the global university system, program evaluation and assessment, recruiting activities, and student mentoring, among others. Engagement in scholarship and/or continuing professional development is required. Our institution values highly the scholarship of teaching and supports scholarly/research activities in the faculty member's areas of interest.

Qualified candidates must have expertise in, or a demonstrated commitment to, working with diverse student populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environment.

Qualifications

Open Rank Teaching/Clinical Professor: a PhD or DrPH in Public Health, Population Health, Health Services Administration, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Communications, Nutrition, or related fields by the appointment start date.

Visiting Appointments: A minimum of a Master's degree in Public Health, Population Health, Health Services Administration, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Communications, Nutrition, or related fields is required by the appointment start date.

Teaching Fellows: A minimum of PhD candidacy with advanced standing in Public Health, Population Health, Health Services Administration, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Communications, Nutrition, or related fields is required by the appointment start date.

Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

Northeastern University is committed to building, supporting, and retaining a culturally diverse faculty. Applicants should include in their cover letters information regarding their teaching, scholarship and/or service expertise that have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, particularly in the health sciences.

Additional Information:
Interested candidates should apply here with a curriculum vitae that includes a list of courses taught (if any) and publications (if any), statements, addressing the prompts below, and names and contact information for three references. Applications will be reviewed beginning on March 30, 2022.

Successful faculty at Northeastern will be dynamic and innovative scholars with a record of teaching excellence and a commitment to contributing to improved equity, diversity, and inclusion. Thus, strong candidates for these faculty positions will have the expertise, knowledge, and skills to build their pedagogy and syllabi in ways that reflect and enhance this commitment. Please indicate how your expertise, knowledge, and skills have prepared you to contribute to this work with written statements addressing the following prompts:

Teaching statement:

Please summarize your past instructional or mentorship expertise, your pedagogical philosophy, your plans/goals for teaching in the Bouve College of Health Sciences (including existing and proposed courses), and your strategies for teaching and mentoring a diverse cohort of undergraduate and graduate students.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity statement:

Please provide an example of a time when you altered or changed your approach to research, teaching, or service because of the diversity of the group you were working with or your awareness of marginalized populations. What changes did you make? Did they have the effects that you hoped for at the time? What did you learn from this situation? How would you expect to apply what you learned from this situation as a faculty member in the Bouve College of Health Sciences? We are interested in how you handled and learned from a past situation, not the identities of the people involved, so please only disclose what you are comfortable with.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

Position Type

Academic

Additional Information

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


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