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Part-Time Lecturer, Department of Health Sciences

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 1, 2023

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Part-Time Lecturer, Department of Health Sciences

About the Opportunity

The Department of Health Sciences in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at the Boston campus of Northeastern University seeks applicants to teach courses for its undergraduate and graduate public health programs for Spring 2023, such as:

Undergraduate Courses

PHTH 2300 Communication Skills for the Health Professions

Students develop skills and knowledge about effective patient and clinical professions' communication as well as practice professional presentations and public speaking

PHTH 2350 Community and Public Health

Introduction to the basic components and history of the U.S. public health system, including community-based methods for addressing contemporary public health issues

PHTH 2515 Healthcare Policy and Administration

Students develop skills and knowledge about challenges and approaches in management and policy in healthcare, including the skills of analyzing, preparing and writing policy briefs

PHTH 4120 Global Perspectives on Discrimination and Health

Application of knowledge of social constructs and theoretical models to explain and address public health disparities

Graduate Course

PHTH 5214 Environmental Health

Introduces the field of environmental health, which encompasses concerns related to physical, built, and social environments. Core class for all graduate students


Responsibilities include: Preparing syllabi, lectures, course materials, examinations, and evaluations of student performance; Working under the direction of the Lead Faculty for certain courses; Holding office hours as appropriate. A teaching assistant may be assigned;

The first day of Spring classes is January 9th and the last day of classes is April 19th (Final Exams held April 21-28). Undergraduate courses are scheduled during the day, two days per week, between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm. Graduate courses are either fully online, asynchronous or scheduled in the evening, one day per week between 5:30 - 7:30pm.


Applicants should have at least a Masters in an appropriate field. Doctoral degrees are preferred, and teaching experience is desirable.

Department's Mission

The Department's mission is to promote the health and well-being of diverse individuals, communities, and populations through health care innovations and interdisciplinary collaborative initiatives across all scientific fields, engineering, and the humanities. The Department and the College are strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcome nominations and applications from members of groups that have been, and continue to be, underrepresented in academia.

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Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more 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

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