Adjunct Instructor - DNP Epidemiology

Employer
Maryville University
Location
Remote

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Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job no: 492465
Work type: Adjunct
Location: Remote
Categories: Nursing

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function

Maryville University is accepting applications for the position of Adjunct instructor for the course NURS 700 Principals of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the online Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

This course introduces the student to epidemiology and advanced biostatistics. The focus of this class is the application of Epidemiology and Population Health principles designed to improve the health of aggregate groups, which includes issues such as public and global health, disease surveillance and prevention, and outbreak analysis. The application of biostatistics in epidemiology and the role of the DNP in this specialty area is emphasized.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
• Providing instruction in the course based on provided curriculum
• Assisting students in achieving course objectives
• Moderating and guiding students in online discussions
• Scheduling and holding office hours using online conferencing tools
• Grading and providing substantive feedback within 5 days.
• Respond to student emails in 24-48 hours
• Adhering to the online adjunct instructor expectations as outlined in the contract.

Minimum Qualifications

• Terminal degree in epidemiology or other related field
• Experience teaching in epidemiology/population health and demography
• Experience in research methods including but not limited to employment in public health activities relevant to epidemiology and disease patterns

Preferred Qualifications

• Online teaching experience
• Experience with Canvas

Physical Demands

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Advertised: January 07, 2021
Applications close: Open until filled

Organization

Motivated Students

Maryville University is a selective, comprehensive and nationally ranked private institution with nearly 6,000 students. We offer over 75 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to students from 50 states and 32 countries. Consistently ranked as a top private school by Forbes and Kiplinger's, Maryville has been named the Number 1 Over-performing University in the nation by US News and World Report for the past two years. Maryville's athletics teams compete in 18 men's and women's sports at the Division II level in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Founded in 1872, the University is ideally situated on 130 picturesque acres in west St. Louis County. 

Outstanding Faculty

Across the wide spectrum of academic programs offered at Maryville University, you'll discover enthusiastic professors with impressive academic credentials and professional experience in their fields. From their extensive knowledge base and active learning approach, you'll gain real-world perspective and the kind of confidence that comes with being well-prepared to begin your first professional job in your chosen career.

Campus Map

On the Maryville campus, academic, administrative and housing buildings span 130-acres of beautiful wooded and landscaped scenery. Maryville has constructed 10 new campus buildings since 1998. They include the Anheuser-Busch Academic Center, Art & Design Building, University Auditorium, Donius University Center, state-of-the-art health professions facility Myrtle E. and Earl E. Walker Hall and five student apartment buildings.

Inspired Teaching

Maryville is proud of its teaching and mentoring excellence. As we focus on giving you a solid liberal arts foundation, we are guided by a well-established statement of mission, vision and core values.

Special Events

For the past 11 years, Maryville has presented the St. Louis Speaker Series at Powell Symphony Hall, featuring Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Peace Prize winners, world leaders, statesmen, distinguished journalists, authors and other celebrated personalities who have enlightened, inspired and entertained our audiences.

Career Resources

Located only 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis and right next door to St. Luke's Hospital and Maryville Centre corporate complex, you'll benefit from a wide variety of internship opportunities. In addition, our centers for advising and career planning will help you succeed every step of the way, both as a Maryville student and as a graduate. These include:

  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Computing
  • Academic Success Center
  • Career Education 

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