Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology (PHE 502)

East Longmeadow, MA
Jun 11, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Category:: Adjunct
Department:: 01-50-5043-Master in Public Health
Locations:: East Longmeadow, MA
Posted:: Jun 11, '18
Type:: Adjunct

About Bay Path University:

When Bay Path opened its doors to students in downtown Springfield, MAin 1897, it had a very clear goal: to provide a practical, affordable, and career-oriented education to meet the needs of companies, organizations, and communities. From the beginning, Bay Path prided itself on being entrepreneurial, constantly pushing the boundaries of the academic experience to fit the student. To start them on the road of success. We still do.

Today, that spirit and philosophy is more important than ever in higher education. At Bay Path, it's not just the number and breadth ofundergraduateandgraduateprograms that defines us-and we have may-but it is our ability toconnect the classroom to learning to leadership to experience to career that is at the core of what we do best. We know the work that needs to be done.

Bay Path University, an independent and not-for-profit institution, was named Among Fastest Growing Baccalaureate Colleges by theChronicle of Higher EducationAlmanac, and is a member of theWomen's College Coalition. With a main campus in Longmeadow, MA and four satellite locations, (East Longmeadow, Sturbridge, Concord, Springfield), Bay Path offersundergraduate,graduate(for women and men) degrees, andprofessional certificates.

We're committed topreparing our students to navigate a constantly changing world.Whether it is one of our innovative academic programs, groundbreaking online learning platform, or through our Women as Empowered Learners and Leaders initiative, we educate our students in ways that will help them to grow, learn to adapt, and always to flourish. Be part of the change.

We invite you to visit our website atwww.baypath.eduwhere you can learn more about Bay Path University.

Job Description:

  • Position Code: ADJOL
  • Job Type: Part-time adjunct faculty
  • Type ofclass: Online
  • Class level: Graduate
  • Date class is scheduled to begin: Jan 2, 2019
  • Duration of class: 8 weeks


Students explore epidemiological investigation of diseases with special emphasis on the distribution and dynamic behavior of disease in a population. Topics to be covered include epidemics and the spread of infectious disease, epidemiological aspects of non-infectious disease; rates of morbidity and mortality, sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values' strategies used in epidemiological studies to include measures of disease effect, validity, reliability; sampling methods and computer-based bio statistical analysis.


  • Doctorate degree with a minimum of 18 or more graduate credit hours earned directly in Epidemiology strongly preferred.
  • At least two year's work experience. College online teaching experience strongly preferred.
  • If you operate a University owned, leased or personal vehicle at any time while performing your duties you must follow all policies and procedures outlined in the Operations Manual. You must have a valid driver's license and must successfully pass the online safe Driving Course and driving record check at time of hire and annually thereafter. Additionally, you must report any driving offense, on or off company time, which causes a loss, suspension, or any other change in your license status. You must report this change within one business day of the offense. You can report this change to the Human Resource Department or your direct supervisor. Failure to do so can lead to disciplinary action, up to and including terminations.
  • Ability to adhere to University policies and procedures.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Should be committed to a culture of diversity, respect and inclusion; demonstrated ability to build working relationships with people having a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences different from ones' own.
  • General knowledge of the University'smission, purpose, and goals and the role this position plays in achieving those goals.

Additional Information:

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Bay Path University is a diverse community devoted to proactively nurturing a campus-wide culture that promotes and ensures respect, inclusion and safety for all members regardless of race, color, national origin, age, gender, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, socio-economic background, or physical ability. We are one University that opens our hearts and minds to conversations, to learning and to creating a community that is welcoming of all. Regardless of position, it is expected that each employee will embrace this commitment and demonstrate an attitude of respect toward and acceptance of all members of our community.

Bay Path University will become a smoke- and tobacco-free community as ofJuly 1, 2018.

Application Instructions:

Applicants for this position should attach a cover letter, resume / curriculum vitae, the contact information for four (4) professional, work related references and any other relevant information pertaining to this position and your candidacy. Please apply online. Faxes and emails will not be accepted.

Bay Path University is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and learning in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications fromminorities, women and all underrepresented backgrounds. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Bay Path University is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.

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