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MS Health Sciences Adjunct

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Saint Peter's University, founded in 1872, is a Jesuit, Catholic, coeducational, liberal arts University located in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Saint Peter's University seeks to develop the whole person in preparation for a lifetime of learning, leadership, and service in a diverse and global society.

Committed to academic excellence and individual attention, Saint Peter's University provides education, informed by values, primarily in degree-granting programs in the arts, science, and business, to resident and commuting students from a variety of backgrounds.

Saint Peter’s University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Saint Peter’s University desires to ensure that faculty, students and staff members from underrepresented and marginalized populations are an integral part of the life and governance of the institution.

For more information about Saint Peter's University, please visit

Named #1 in the nation for transformation in 2018 by the American Council on Education/Fidelity Investments

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MS Health Sciences Adjunct




Full Time, Part Time, Adjunct

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Saint Peter’s University is committed to helping students achieve success in their academic as well as their professional fields. We are currently looking for adjunct professors to teach in our brand new 100% online graduate master’s degree program in Health Sciences. We are looking for qualified individuals who have either taught graduate health science courses and/ or who have professional expertise in the field. Previous experience teaching online courses preferred. Courses currently available: Health Science Research Methods; Disparities in Healthcare; Health Services, Issues, and Trends; Global Health; Legal & Ethical Issues in Healthcare; Health Promotion; Styles of Teaching and Learning; Community Health.

Salary Range: $820 – $1297 per credit


Adjunct Instructor

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Non-Tenure Track

Duties and Responsibilities

• Instruct graduate students in an online environment using digital tools
• Developing and manage the course syllabus, meeting program, college, and University standards
• Develop and present professionally-appropriate lectures, discussions, and assignments that demonstrate relevant and current subject matter expertise
• Develop and update course content, readings, and/or assignments on a routine basis to maintain relevance
• Create engaging, student- centered learning experiences, helping students to connect concepts across the curriculum
• Facilitate student engagement through the use of online tools and the features of the Blackboard LMS
• Maintain an online presence to actively engage students, motivate them to succeed, and convey a genuine interest and enthusiasm for their learning and achievements
• Assess student’s work, providing continuous constructive feedback advise students on improvements, support development with program and course objectives as a guide
• Developing and implement appropriate assessments with the Program Director to evaluate course and program student learning outcomes and curricular goals
• Maintain communication with the Program Director, identifying any students of concern and relaying student progress and provide feedback to the Program Director on possible curricular improvements

Qualification Standards

• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Commitment to and experience in teaching health science courses
• Experience teaching online
• Experience working with students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, academic, and professional backgrounds

• Demonstrable scholarship in the health sciences, or closely related areas
• Experience with mentorship of graduate students
• Experience with Blackboard or similar LMS
• Experience with teleconferencing software, particularly Zoom and Google Meet
• Evidence of active participation in professional associations with an emphasis on healthcare leadership, community health, and/or health education


Master’s degree required, PhD. Preferred in Health Science, public health, or a closely related field


About Saint Peter's

Saint Peter’s University is committed to helping students achieve success in their academic as well as their professional fields.

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Saint Peter’s University

Saint Peter’s University, a private institution in Jersey City, NJ, inspired by its Jesuit, Catholic identity, commitment to individual attention and grounding in the liberal arts, educates a diverse community of learners in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in our ever-changing urban and global environment.

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