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Faculty Part-time - Public Health

Apply now Job no: 516467
Position type: Faculty Part Time/Adjunct
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited - Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Department of Public Health
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
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General Summary of Position:

The Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is searching for part-time Adjunct Instructors to teach in its undergraduate and graduate Public Health programs. There are a variety of public health topics with potential teaching opportunities. Courses include: Introduction to Public Health, Introduction to Public Health Policy, U.S. Healthcare System, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Environmental Health, Public Health Administration, Politics and Advocacy, Social Determinants of Health, and Global Health. Additionally, we are currently developing new courses and programs in public health informatics technology. Online course development and teaching opportunities are also available, but the emphasis is on in-person teaching. Candidates will become an integral part of the program, working in collaboration with lead instructors. Teaching opportunities will vary by semester, with opportunities beginning in the Spring 2023.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • A minimum of a Master's Degree in Public Health or a Master’s Degree in a related field with demonstrated relevant work in public health
  • The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Additional Considerations:

  • Candidates with qualifications to teach in more than one area or program will be given priority
  • Successful candidates should also have a strong desire to teach a diverse population of students, and previous teaching experience at the university/college level is highly desirable

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately. This will continue to be an ongoing posting to develop a pool of applicants for openings as they arise. The position will close after an adequate number of qualified applications are received. Teaching opportunities will vary by semester, with opportunities beginning in the Spring 2023.

This is a part-time, non-benefited, Union of Adjunct Faculty, Local 1596, UAW position.

Please include a CV, cover letter, teaching statement/philosophy, evidence of teaching and teaching evaluations with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

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