Adjunct Faculty - Medical Terminology
- Community College of Rhode Island
- Rhode Island, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Jan 9, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
- Employment Level
- Employment Type
- Part Time
Adjunct faculty - Medical Terminology
Business and Professional Studies
The Community College of Rhode Island is New England’s largest community college, and a nationally-recognized leader in catalyzing student success and achievement for recent high school graduates and returning adults alike.
We provide affordable, open access to higher education, and we deliver on our mission to offer all students the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth.
Diversity is our strength. We champion equity, and we celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.
We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff whose demographics are reflective of our diverse student body. To learn more about our employees’ values and what it means to work here, learn about our Guiding Principles here .
Posting Details > Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply for this position:
· Complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume by the closing date.
· If attaching a resume complete with education history and/or employment history, please
disregard these sections within the online application.
· Please include the contact information for three (3) references within the application.
· Finalists will be required to provide official college transcripts.
· Please note that all RI Council of Postsecondary Education employees (i.e., full- and part-time
faculty and non-classified employees) must be fully vaccinated and boosted when eligible. Learn
more about CCRI’s vaccination policy here .
Please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311 ( TTY : 401-825-2313) if you require assistance with the online application process.
CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to CCRI’s Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@ccri.edu
The Clery Act requires colleges and universities to report campus crime data, support victims of violence, and publicly outline the policies and procedures they have put into place to improve campus safety.
Adjunct faculty to teach Medical Terminology course in person to high school students at two high schools in Rhode Island. Must be available to teach M/W or T/Th. Time frames are between 12:30 and 2 p.m. at one high school and 2:30 to 5 p.m. at another high school.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach CCRI’s Medical Terminology course at area high schools and students in CCRI’s Medical Insurance Billing Certificate Program and Medical Administrative Assistant Associate Degree Program.
-Master’s Degree preferred, a Bachelor’s Degree in a major that relates to healthcare or medical studies.
-At least three years of professional employment in healthcare or medical field.
-Must know how to build medical words – suffixes, combining forms, and prefixes.
-Must know the proper spelling and pronunciation of all medical terms along with their definitions.
-Familiarity with F.A. Davis Company’s Medical Terminology Textbook is a plus.
Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Professional Studies Certificate and Degree Programs
Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information
Two days per week / must be available to teach in person classes from 12:30 to 2 p.m. or 2:30 to 5 p.m
Additional Salary Information
Licenses, Tools and Equipment
Desired Start Date
January 23, 2023
Position End Date (if temporary or grant)
May 12, 2023
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies
Application Open Date
Application Close Date (includes the grace period)
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until all positions are filled.
To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume. Please include information of three references within the application.
If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY : 401-825-2313.
CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and inclusivity.
CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator at: TitleIXCoordinator@ccri.edu.
The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available here:
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