Teaching Assistant (IHP)

Location
Boston, MA
Posted
Nov 21, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
DescriptionABOUT US:

MGH Institute of Health Professions is a graduate school in Boston that provides entry-level and post-professional programs in Nursing, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Genetic Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Studies. Other programs, including a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences and a PhD and Master of Science in Health Professions Education, have been added in recent years to meet rising demand for highly educated health care professionals, educators, and researchers.

Integrating classroom learning with research and clinical experience, the Institute grants doctoral degrees, master's degrees, awards certificates of advanced study, and offers continuing education to practicing professionals, as well as to baccalaureate-educated individuals entering health care from another field.

The IHP is the only degree-granting affiliate in Mass General Brigham (MGB), the largest private employer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Institute has been recognized multiple times by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For.” A leading health sciences educational institution, the MGH Institute provides students with outstanding academic programs, many of which are ranked among the best in the nation.

 

SUMMARY:


This position involves teaching Anatomy and Physiology in an online, asynchronous LMS environment (semester-length, operates within a weekly schedule). The ideal candidate should be well versed in standard curriculum for college level Anatomy and Physiology. Our program focuses students preparing for healthcare professions. Clinical experience and/or the ability to relate Anatomy and Physiology concepts to the health professions is highly desirable. The ideal candidate should be dedicated to student engagement and a high-touch experience for students through remote learning.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Regular communication with students through LMS discussion boards and email
  • Grading/feedback of student assignments
  • Coordination with Instructor and Teaching Assistant Team, with routine communication between team members
MGH Institute of Health Professions, an independent, not-for-profit graduate school in Boston, Massachusetts has announced an organization-wide anti-racism initiative to think boldly about race and bring together all members of the IHP community to address systemic racial injustice as well as oppression more broadly. The plan seeks to create a supportive and inclusive campus environment and better support the diverse communities the school serves. We are excited about this new initiative and are hiring employees who are committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion and will contribute to our anti-racism and anti-oppression approach. 

 

 



Qualifications
    MA or PhD in Biology or related subject2-3 years teaching experienceExperience teaching onlineExperience in LMS learning systems (preferably D2L)Strong written and oral communication skills


Primary Location: MA-Charlestown-MGH IHP
Work Locations:
MGH IHP (MGHCharlestownIHP)
36 First Avenue
Charlestown, 02129


Job: Teaching/Faculty
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)
Schedule: Per Diem
Employee Status: Temporary
Job Posting: Nov 19, 2020

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