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Open Rank Teaching/Clinical Faculty

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Open Rank Teaching/Clinical Faculty

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

The Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 200 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.

The Department of Health Sciences has more than 40 interdisciplinary faculty, over 700 undergraduates and more than 280 graduate students in MPH, MS, and PhD programs. The Department's teaching mission focuses on excellence and innovation in undergraduate education and is supported by the University's Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning through Research.

About the Opportunity:

Open-Rank FT NTT Teaching/Clinical Faculty [Health Ed, Promotion and Evaluation]
The Department of Health Sciences, in Bouve College at Northeastern University, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, faculty position devoted to Health Promotion and Evaluation. This is a 52-week appointment at the Boston campus, renewable annually, with a 3/3/2 teaching load. Faculty title is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Candidates should present a record of successful teaching, at the undergraduate or graduate level.

We are seeking candidates from diverse backgrounds, whose expertise may range in focus on health equity, socioeconomic determinants of health, structural racism, substance use, mental health, health technologies, and/or environmental health. Also seeking candidates who can provide a strong foundation in social and behavioral sciences, and have demonstrated experience in health education program design, implementation, and evaluation.

Applications will be accepted until December 17th, 2021. The Department of Health Sciences is a CEPH accredited Public Health Program that offers a Bachelor of Science degree with over 700 undergraduate majors, as well as a Master of Public Health and a PhD in Population Health. The department also includes Master of Health Informatics and Master of Science in Exercise Sciences degree programs. This is a one-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. The starting date is August 2022.Northeastern has identified health as one of three major University-wide interdisciplinary strategic initiatives, and the University is making a major investment in interdisciplinary health research. In the last few years, we have hired faculty in personal health informatics, data science and visualization (with a health data emphasis), racism and health, environmental health, health systems, health policy, global health, population health, and health administration.

In addition to teaching a 3/3/2 course load, in the classroom and online, Teaching/Clinical faculty are expected to provide service to the department/college/university. This service may include student advising, committee work, curriculum development, program assessment, and recruiting activities. Ongoing engagement in scholarship and/or continuing professional development is also required. Our institution values highly the scholarship of teaching and supports scholarly/research activities in the faculty member's areas of interest.

PhD or DrPH in Public Health, by the appointment start date. Demonstrated experience in Health Education, Program Evaluation and Social/Behavioral Sciences by the appointment start date. Applicants should have a strong and established track record of excellence in teaching and a demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse community of students. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.

Northeastern University is committed to building, supporting, and retaining, a culturally diverse faculty. Applicants should include in their cover letter, information regarding their teaching, scholarship and/or service experiences that have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, particularly in the health sciences.

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