Adjunct Instructor

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Adjunct Instructor

Area of Specialty:

Health Services Administration


UNT-Rehabilitation and Health Serv-135350

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Department Summary:

The Department of Rehabilitation & Health Services is an interdisciplinary department which houses a Ph.D. in Health Services Research, two Master’s degrees (Rehabilitation Counseling and Health Services Administration), two Bachelor’s degrees (Public Health and Rehabilitation Studies), and several minors and certificates. We focus on preparing interdisciplinary professionals and leaders who will advance equity and optimize quality-of-life outcomes in diverse communities worldwide. In addition to being an innovative, student-centered instructor, the ideal candidate will be invested in supporting and mentoring graduate students.

Position Summary:

The Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor pool in Health Services Administration and Applied Gerontology and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on teaching needs.

The work assignments are associated with teaching graduate courses whose duties will include 5000-level courses in Health Services Administration and/or 4000-level undergraduate courses in aging. These courses may offer in an on-line or face-to-face format. The anticipated need is for Adjunct Instructors whose duties may include, but are not limited to teaching the following courses: Health Data Analytics; Health Informatics; Images of Aging in Film and Literature; The Family in Later Life; The Social Context of Aging: Global Perspectives; Financial Issues in Health Care Administration; Health Delivery Systems; Health Policy.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited Health Services Administration; Applied Gerontology or related area program.
  • A minimum of three years in a health services, gerontological and/or aging services setting.
  • Experience with culturally and/or linguistically diverse populations;
  • Experience with online/hybrid/remote instruction.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Health Services, Health Services Management; Applied Gerontology or a closely related field.
  • Higher education/university teaching experience;
  • Additional professional expertise/practice in applied gerontology or gerontological settings;
  • Experience using the Canvas LMS platform.

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Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical Requirements:

Talk or Hear, Writing

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Job No:
Posted: 4/17/2021
Application Due: 7/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time