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Part Time Lecturer

Employer
Northeastern University
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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Part Time Lecturer

About the Opportunity

The Department of Health Sciences in the Bouve College of Health Sciences of Northeastern University is hiring part-time lecturers for the Summer 1 and Summer 2 terms at the Boston campus.

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.

Responsibilities include: Preparing syllabi, lectures, course materials, examinations, and evaluations of student performance in the course; Developing and implementing materials for lectures for in-person or online/hybrid courses. Working under the direction of the Lead Faculty for certain courses; Holding office hours as appropriate; Engaging productively with teaching assistants; Collaborating on course revisions and improvements with department faculty and the University's Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning through Research (CATLR).

Schedule

Summer 1 Term

Classes: May 6th-June 20th.

Final exams: June 24th-25th.

Grades: due by June 27th at 2:00pm ET.

Summer 2 Term

Classes: July 1st - August 15th.

Final exams: August 19th-20th

Grades: due by August 22nd at 2:00pm ET

Undergraduate courses are scheduled during the day, 2-4 days per week between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm.

Courses

PHTH 2300 Communication Skills for the Health Professions

Offers students in the health professions an opportunity to learn how to communicate effectively with patients, colleagues, and other professionals. Covers interpersonal communication with patients and families from culturally diverse backgrounds, public speaking and presentations, and communicating as a leader. Requires students to create/prepare and deliver several presentations throughout the semester.

4 credits, on-campus

Terms offered:

Summer 1

Summer 2

PHTH 2350 Community and Public Health

Provides students with a basic familiarity with and appreciation of public health and community-based methods for improving the health of populations. Explores the purpose and structure of the U.S. public health system, contemporary public health issues such as prevention of communicable diseases, health education, social inequalities in health and healthcare, public health responses to terrorism, and control of unhealthy behaviors like smoking, substance use, and violence.

4 credits, on-campus

Term offered:

Summer 2

PHTH 2515 Healthcare Policy and Administration

Focuses on management and policy issues in healthcare. Discusses management and administrative structures in hospitals and other healthcare organizations, including community clinics and health organizations, both private and public. Introduces the financial systems, economic information, and payment mechanisms necessary to understand healthcare financing. Also explores the variety of factors that influence population health from a healthcare policy perspective. Offers students an opportunity to learn how to analyze, prepare, and write policy briefs based on understanding the various economic, legal, and political forces shaping healthcare in the United States.

4 credits, on-campus

Terms offered:

Summer 1

Summer 2

PHTH 4120 - Global Perspectives on Discrimination and Health

Explores how discrimination can lead to population-level health disparities among marginalized groups globally. Topics include constructions of social categories, such as race and gender; differences in patterns of disease across populations, both intra- and internationally; how work from various disciplines, such as anthropology, medicine, and public health, inform understanding about how discrimination relates to health; and theoretical models from different disciplines that explain public health disparities.

4 credits, on-campus

Terms offered:

Summer 1

Summer 2

PHTH 4540 Health Education and Program Planning

Offers a writing-intensive course that introduces concepts central to health education and the program-planning process. Examines current public health issues that require intervention through health education or other types of prevention programs. Studies and applies models and theories used in health education and program planning. Offers students an opportunity to conduct a needs assessment; design and plan a program for a public health issue; create a mission statement for the program as well as goals, objectives, and strategies; and design the intervention, develop an evaluation plan, and create a budget and marketing plan.

4 credits, on-campus (can be taught hybrid with 50% in-person)

Terms offered:

Summer 1

Summer 2

HSCI 1105 Human Nutrition

Examines the fundamental role of nutrition in promoting health and how lifestyle and the socioecological model work together. Covers the physiological functions of energy-providing nutrients in the body and interrelationships, including the key functions of macronutrients and micronutrients. Introduces the use of two different diet assessment tools to assist individuals in selecting food for health promotion. Offers students an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to make healthy choices and the role nutrients have on a person's wellness.

4 credits, on-campus

Terms offered:

Summer 1

Summer 2

HSCI 2350 Advanced Nutrition

Designed for health professionals to increase their knowledge and skills in advanced nutrition in health and disease. Builds on a foundation of nutrition and introduces nutrients and their physiological impacts, including the nutritional guidelines for good health and disease prevention. Through case studies, offers students an opportunity to interpret nutrition in the prevention and treatment of diet-related health problems.

4 credits, on-campus

Terms offered:

Summer 1

Summer 2

Qualifications:

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

Application:

Please provide a CV/resume and a cover letter that includes description of qualifications and indicates which course you are prepared to teach and preferred term.

Position Type

Academic

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 https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ 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 www.northeastern.edu/diversity.


To apply, visit https://northeastern.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/careers/job/Boston-MA-Main-Campus/Part-Time-Lecturer_R123403



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