Part-time Instructor in Public Health
Instructor in Public Health
Medical Sciences (Graduate Program)
The Agnes Scott College Medical Sciences Graduate Program is
seeking adjunct faculty to teach one or more sections of Social and
Behavioral Determinants of Health (MDS 601) in Spring or Summer
The successful applicant will have a minimum of a master’s degree
in Public Health (MPH), and preferably have a Ph.D. or be ABD in a
Ph.D. program. Candidates will be asked to provide evidence of
excellence in teaching a diverse student body, ideally at the
graduate level. Preference will be given to those who have
previously taught courses on behavioral theory, social determinants
of health or related content.
MDS 601 provides an overview of social and behavioral determinants
of health. The course employs an ecological framework, examining
factors at the policy, community, organizational, interpersonal and
individual levels. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of
structural and social determinants of health in shaping health
behaviors, exposures and risks. Course materials should highlight
the relevance of course content for future health
This is an in-person course.
To apply, send electronic copies of your cover letter, curriculum
vita, graduate transcripts, diversity statement, and contact
information for three references to Dr. Amy Patterson, Chair of
Public Health ( firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. We plan to
begin reviewing candidates on October 17. Official graduate
transcripts will be required before hiring. Please note that it is
college policy to only hire candidates who are legally authorized
to work in the United States.
Agnes Scott College is a highly selective, independent national
liberal arts college for women located in metropolitan Atlanta.
Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges
members of underrepresented groups to apply. EOE.