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Adjunct Faculty, Public Health

Employer
Wingate University
Location
Wingate, North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 29, 2024


Wingate is one of the fastest-growing independent universities in the state, serving more than 3,400 students on two campuses. At Wingate, we are committed to an inclusive and welcoming environment for working, learning, and living. As an equal employment opportunity employer, we respect each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences within our workforce. Wingate’s main campus is located on 500+ acres of beautiful landscape and is only 25 minutes from the Charlotte metropolitan area. Learn more at University in Charlotte, NC | Quick Facts About Wingate. Position Summary: Wingate University is seeking applicants to fill two part-time, adjunct teaching positions for the Bachelor of Science in Public Health Program in the Fall 2024 semester. These part-time positions will teach undergraduate online, asynchronous and synchronous courses focused on public health policy and public health leadership beginning August 2024. Wingate University’s Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree is an integrated curriculum with a focus on health education and promotion. The fall semester dates are August 22nd - December 6th with final exams December 9th - 13th, 2024.

PH303: Fundamentals of Healthcare Management and Policy

(Online, Asynchronous) Credit: 3 hours Course Overview: The purpose of this course is to introduce basic concepts of legal, ethical, economic and regulatory dimensions of health care and public health policy. Additionally, the course will provide an overview of the fundamental characteristics and organizational structures of the US health system. A key focus of the course will include comparing the roles,influences and responsibilities of the different agencies and branches of government which deal with health care matters in the United States and across the globe. Students will gain an appreciation for effective management strategies within interdisciplinary health-related environments. PH330: Principles of Public Health Leadership (Online, Synchronous, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00-3:15pm) Credit: 3 hours Course Overview: The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introductory appreciation for leadership and professional skills as they relate to health promotion, education, advocacy, program design and collaboration. Students will gain an appreciation for how to best integrate basic concepts of public health-specific communication, including technical and professional writing and the use of mass media and electronic technology. A key focus on this course is addressing cultural contexts and organization dynamics in which public health

Public Health Adjunct Faculty Wingate Campus

Wingate University abides by all federal and state laws prohibiting employment discrimination solely on the basis of a person’s race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age (over 40), sex, marital status or physical handicap, except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists. Wingate University is committed to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and its amendments. Wingate University expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. At this time, we are currently seeking candidates with legal authorization to work in the U.S.

WINGATE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCES

professionals work. Additionally, students will gain an appreciation for important skills such as networking, independent work and personal work ethic within the field. The fall semester dates are August 22nd - December 6th with final exams December 9th - 13th, 2024.

Required Skills/Abilities: • Experience with learning management systems (i.e., Canvas), and content development tools

such as Camtasia, Zoom, Snagit, and other e-learning tools is preferred. Education and Experience: ● Ideal candidates will have a master's degree or higher in public health and college teaching

experience at the graduate level ● Demonstrated leadership experience in higher education or a related field

How to apply: To apply, submit the following to Human Resources at careers@wingate.edu • Cover letter (please indicate which courses for which you are applying) • CV or resume • Unofficial transcripts • Contact information for three professional references

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