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Adjunct Faculty- Introduction to Public Health

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The Division of Business, STEM and Health Professions at Middlesex County College invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor to teach a Remote Live course in Introduction to Public Health during the Spring 2021 semester. Topics will include:

  • Historical development of public health and ways that public health affects current events and daily life

  • Public health and related roles and responsibilities of government, non- government agencies, and private health organizations

  • Risk factors and modes of transmission for communicable and chronic diseases and how these diseases affect both personal and population health

  • Leading causes of mortality, morbidity, and health disparities among local, regional, and global populations

  • Methods of epidemiology and surveillance, including rates, risk factors, disease determinants and causation are used to safeguard the population’s health

  • Burden of infectious and chronic diseases and injuries on morbidity and mortality and approaches to early detection and prevention

  • Interconnectedness among the physical, social, and environmental aspects of community health, and their impact across the life span

  • Impact of policies, laws, and legislation on both individual and population health

  • Impact of environmental factors on health and disease

  • Basic organization of healthcare and public health systems and the contributions of public health and health professionals

  • Core functions of public health in addressing health disparities and the needs of diverse and vulnerable populations.

  • Roles of public health in natural or terrorism-related disaster prevention and management.

    Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Public Health or closely related field is required. Experience teaching in a remote environment is preferred.


Middlesex College

Middlesex College is a place where everyone has equal access to opportunity and a chance to THRIVE… in education, exploration, growth and personal progress.

Our students are recent high school graduates looking to take the first two years toward a bachelor’s degree; others want to start a great career right after graduating from Middlesex College. Some may be adult students who have been out of school for a while, looking to upgrade their skills or start college. They are returning military veterans seeking an education. They are also recent immigrants looking to improve their English skills or participate in workplace training.

Less than an hour from New York City, our home county is strategically located near lucrative career opportunities in technology, healthcare and business, with employers like Johnson & Johnson and the fast-growing autonomous technology industry.

Our students hail from every town in Middlesex County, the most diverse county in the state according to the 2020 U.S. Census, and nearly 40 countries.

Thanks to scholarships and grants, we make it possible for anyone to afford Middlesex College without getting into debt. Students and families who make less than $65,000 are eligible for grants covering the entire cost of tuition.

Our caring faculty nurture students as they prepare to transfer to a four-year college or enter the world of work, providing career guidance and extending help beyond normal office hours.

Middlesex College is an inclusive workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives and lived experiences, and values each person's contributions.

Join our team in serving a diverse population of more than 12,000 students. The campus community, representing a variety of ages, races, ethnicities, interests, and backgrounds, all work together toward the common goal of providing access to a quality, affordable education to a diverse population.

We understand that total rewards play an important role when choosing where to work. Full-time employees enjoy work-life balance, competitive and equitable compensation, and a friendly, inclusive work environment.

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