Part-time lecturer, on-campus undergraduate and master of public health programs

Location
Amherst, Massachusetts
Salary
This is a non-benefited position. Remuneration is competitive and commensurate with skills and exp
Posted
Jun 07, 2017
Ref
R111827
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking applicants for several openings as part-time visiting lecturers for the on-campus undergraduate public health program, and the on-campus and online Master of Public Health programs. All 3 programs are fully accredited by CEPH and the School is a member of the ASPPH.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates will join the faculty of one of the three public health departments (BIO/EPI, HPP or EHS). Two pools of lecturers will be established to teach in all five public health disciplines (Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Community Health Education, Health Policy & Management and Environmental Health Sciences). The University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences is committed to increasing the number of minorities, protected veterans, women and individuals with disabilities on its faculty and welcomes applications from such candidates. 

Qualifications for the undergraduate public health program and Master of Public Health program

Candidates for this position must meet the following requirements:

  • Terminal Degree (PhD, MD, ScD, EdD) in one of the disciplines of Public Health, or a closely related field
  • For the undergraduate public health program an MPH or MS in related field is also acceptable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Moodle or other Learning Management Software
  • Strong evidence of Undergraduate and/or Masters in Public Health teaching experience in person or on-line

Candidates for the undergraduate and MPH program must apply through Interview Exchange:

http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=85227

Qualifications for the Online Master of Public Health program

Candidates for this position must meet the following requirements:

  • Terminal Degree (PhD, MD, ScD, EdD) in one of the disciplines of Public Health, or a closely related field
  • Strong evidence of prior teaching experience, either in person or online; online experience preferred
  • Evidence of peer-reviewed publications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer literacy skills

Candidates for the online MPH program must apply through Interview Exchange: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=85228

Salary/Benefits: These are non-benefited positions. Remuneration is competitive and commensurate with skills and experience.

Applications: Candidates must apply through Interview Exchange. Candidates interested in applying to both the online and on campus instructor pools MUST submit to BOTH positions.

Posting for the ON CAMPUS undergraduate and MPH program lecturer pool:

http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=85227

Posting for the ONLINE MPH program lecturer pool: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=85228

The application review process will begin July 12, 2017 and continue until the positions are filled. This lecturer pool will be used to fill vacancies that may occur beginning in September 2017 through August 2020. Applicants should be aware that an offer of appointment is not guaranteed and that appointments may not be offered in the order that candidates enter the pool. 

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and service in an increasingly diverse globalized society.  Therefore, in assessing many qualifications of each applicant of any race or gender, we would favorably consider an individual’s record of conduct that includes students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities.  Among other qualifications, we would also positively view experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degree.